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German Constitutional Law in the UK Supreme Court (2019)
Journal Article
McClean (nee Kunnecke), M. (in press). German Constitutional Law in the UK Supreme Court. Liverpool Law Review, doi: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

English as common legal language: Its expansion and the effects on civil law and common law lawyers (2017)
Journal Article
Künnecke, M. (2017). English as common legal language: Its expansion and the effects on civil law and common law lawyers. European review of private law = Revue européenne de droit privé = Europäische Zeitschrift für Privatrecht, 24(5), 733-757

English has become the common language in a globalized legal world. However, the far-reaching consequences of the domination of key areas of the international practice of law by legal English are not yet fully understood and analysed. This article is... Read More

Translation in the EU: language and law in the EU's judicial labyrinth (2013)
Journal Article
Künnecke, M. (2013). Translation in the EU: language and law in the EU's judicial labyrinth. Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, 20(2), 243-260. doi:10.1177/1023263X1302000206

The decline, even the ‘end’, of comparative law in the 21st century has recently been predicted. However, this statement overlooks the vital and continuing role of comparative law in the complex task of legal translation in an expanding EU. To ensur... Read More

Divergence and the Francovich remedy in German and English Courts (2008)
Book Chapter
Kunnecke, M. (2008). Divergence and the Francovich remedy in German and English Courts. In S. Prechal, & B. van Roermund (Eds.), The Coherence of EU Law: The Search for Unity in Divergent Concepts, 233 - 254. Oxford University Press (OUP). doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232468.001.0001

This chapter assesses the extent to which the common law system differs from a codified system in the application of the Francovich principle and the extent to which this results in divergence. A comparison of the English and German law of state liab... Read More

Offene Staatlichkeit Grossbritannien (2008)
Book
Künnecke, M., & McClean, M. (2008). Offene Staatlichkeit Grossbritannien. In A. von Bogdandy, P. Cruz Villalon, & P. M. Huber (Eds.), Handbuch Ius Publicum EuopaeumIus Publicum Europaeum: Cf muller

Tradition and change in administrative law: An anglo-german comparison (2007)
Book
Künnecke, M. (2007). Tradition and change in administrative law: An anglo-german comparison. Springer Publishing Company. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-48689-3

Administrative legal systems are based on national constitutional legal traditions and cultural values. English judges have for centuries applied the common law. In Germany, judges have developed administrative legal principles for the protection of... Read More