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Conceptualising ‘style’ in legal scholarship: the curious case of Zweigert’s 'style doctrine' (2019)
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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.

The uneasy case for parsimony in (law and) economics: conceptual, empirical and normative arguments (2019)
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Cserne, P. (in press). 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.

German Constitutional Law in the UK Supreme Court (2019)
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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.

Article 158(3) of the Hong Kong Basic Law and the Preliminary Reference Procedure of the European Union (2018)
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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.

Civil disputes leading to crimes: A baseline study of terrorism affected North Western Pakistan (2017)
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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.

Sexual orientation change efforts, conservative christianity and resistance to sexual justice (2017)
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Clucas, R. (2017). Sexual orientation change efforts, conservative christianity and resistance to sexual justice. Social Sciences, 6(2), 54. https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci6020054

© 2017 by the authors. In this article, I situate the practice of sexual orientation conversion efforts (SOCE), sometimes known as conversion or reparative therapy, within historical, cultural, religious and political attitudes to non-heterosexuality... Read More about Sexual orientation change efforts, conservative christianity and resistance to sexual justice.

English as common legal language: Its expansion and the effects on civil law and common law lawyers (2017)
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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 about English as common legal language: Its expansion and the effects on civil law and common law lawyers.

Bulgarian constitutionalism : challenges, reform, resistance and ... frustration (2016)
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Paskalev, V. (2016). Bulgarian constitutionalism : challenges, reform, resistance and ... frustration. European Public Law, 22(2), 203-224

The paper offers an analysis of Bulgarian constitutional development since 2001 and the impossibility of progressive reforms. It links the decline of quality of democracy with the decline of quality of public discourse.

The empirical approach to research in property law (2014)
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Whitehouse, L., & Bright, S. (2014). The empirical approach to research in property law. Property Law Review, 3(3), 176-185

This article offers an account of the unique characteristics, challenges and benefits of empirical legal research. The authors explain that empirical legal research involves the collection and observation of data through a variety of research techniq... Read More about The empirical approach to research in property law.

Why Monitor Violent Websites? A Justification (2012)
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Haleva-Amir, S., & Cohen-Almagor, R. (2012). Why Monitor Violent Websites? A Justification. Beijing law review, 3(2), 64-71. https://doi.org/10.4236/blr.2012.32009

The authors argue that the international community should continue working together to devise rules for monitoring specific Internet sites, as human lives are at stake. Preemptive measures could prevent the translation of murderous thoughts into murd... Read More about Why Monitor Violent Websites? A Justification.