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The uneasy case for parsimony in (law and) economics: conceptual, empirical and normative arguments (2019)
Journal Article
Cserne, P. (2019). The uneasy case for parsimony in (law and) economics: conceptual, empirical and normative arguments. Global jurist, 19(3), https://doi.org/10.1515/gj-2019-0001

Taking Guido Calabresi’s discussion of preferences and value judgements in The Future of Law and Economics as a starting point, this paper analyses some conceptual difficulties, epistemic benefits and normative uses of parsimonious economic analyses... Read More about The uneasy case for parsimony in (law and) economics: conceptual, empirical and normative arguments.

Conceptualising ‘style’ in legal scholarship: the curious case of Zweigert’s 'style doctrine' (2019)
Journal Article
Cserne, P. (2019). Conceptualising ‘style’ in legal scholarship: the curious case of Zweigert’s 'style doctrine'. International journal of law in context, 15(3), 297-309. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1744552319000296

This paper focuses on the German legal scholar Konrad Zweigert’s (1911–96) deceptively simple and notoriously vague use of the term “style” in comparative legal scholarship.

Improving procedural fairness in housing possession cases (2019)
Journal Article
Whitehouse, L., Bright, S., & Dhami, M. (2019). Improving procedural fairness in housing possession cases. Civil justice quarterly, 38(3), 351-375

This article offers an insight into the context and practice of housing possession hearings in which a social landlord seeks a possession order against a tenant who is in rent arrears. Drawing on the findings of the authors’ empirical research supple... Read More about Improving procedural fairness in housing possession cases.

German Constitutional Law in the UK Supreme Court (2019)
Journal Article
Künnecke, M. (2019). German Constitutional Law in the UK Supreme Court. Liverpool Law Review, 40(1), 31–47. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10991-019-09221-3

The outgoing tide of EU law will be Britain’s most significant constitutional change in recent times. In an era of uncertainties, the UK Supreme Court proved to be a guardian of the constitutional role of Parliament. The case of Miller, decided in th... Read More about German Constitutional Law in the UK Supreme Court.

Historical evolution of the international legal responses to the trafficking of children: A critique (2019)
Book Chapter
Faulkner, E. A. (2019). Historical evolution of the international legal responses to the trafficking of children: A critique. In J. A. Winterdyk, & J. Jones (Eds.), The Palgrave International Handbook of Human Trafficking (1-18 ). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63192-9_113-1

The trafficking of children has received extensive attention from both academic and political arenas in recent years, yet this growing phenomenon remains a relatively new area of international law (Gallagher, The international law of human traffickin... Read More about Historical evolution of the international legal responses to the trafficking of children: A critique.

Article 158(3) of the Hong Kong Basic Law and the Preliminary Reference Procedure of the European Union (2018)
Journal Article
Jiang, P., & Villalta Puig, G. (2018). Article 158(3) of the Hong Kong Basic Law and the Preliminary Reference Procedure of the European Union. Chicago journal of international law, 19(1), 1-29

This Article analyses the preliminary reference procedure under Article 158(3) of the Hong Kong Basic Law and its transplantation from Article 267 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. Preliminary reference procedures require courts... Read More about Article 158(3) of the Hong Kong Basic Law and the Preliminary Reference Procedure of the European Union.

Do constructive trusts deter disloyalty? (2018)
Journal Article
Hicks, A. D. (2018). Do constructive trusts deter disloyalty?. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 69(2), 147-173

Constructive trusts of disloyal fiduciary gain often are justified by the argument of deterrence. For there to be effective deterrence two conditions must be satisfied: first, potentially disloyal fiduciaries must be sufficiently informed, directly o... Read More about Do constructive trusts deter disloyalty?.

Civil disputes leading to crimes: A baseline study of terrorism affected North Western Pakistan (2017)
Journal Article
Iqbāl, K. A., & Shah, N. (2017). Civil disputes leading to crimes: A baseline study of terrorism affected North Western Pakistan. Australian journal of Asian law, 18(1),

The article explores the relationship between civil disputes and private crimes in two districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, which is a hard hit area by terrorism and the war on terror. This article investigates if and why civil injustice may lead people... Read More about Civil disputes leading to crimes: A baseline study of terrorism affected North Western Pakistan.

Overseeing criminal justice: The supervisory role of the public prosecution service in China (2017)
Journal Article
Mou, Y. (2017). Overseeing criminal justice: The supervisory role of the public prosecution service in China. Journal of Law and Society, 44(4), 620-645. https://doi.org/10.1111/jols.12060

© 2017 The Author. Journal of Law and Society and 2017 Cardiff University Law School. The Chinese public prosecution service, the procuracy, is modelled on the Soviet Union system and has been accorded the controversial function of supervising other... Read More about Overseeing criminal justice: The supervisory role of the public prosecution service in China.