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Émigré Legal Scholars in Britain—Personal Recollections

Peter Stein

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Legal History

There was an important distinction among émigré legal scholars in England (very few came to Scotland in the first place), between those scholars who were already well established in their academic ... More


German Refugees in Oxford—Some Personal Recollections

Barry Nicholas

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents the author's personal recollections of German refugees in Oxford, England. He came to Oxford as a student in 1937, his subject of study being Greek and Latin Languages and ... More


Roman Law in Twentieth-century Britain

Peter Birks

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Roman law in the United Kingdom had two 20th century histories. One was happy, and the other was not. For generations, Justinian's Institutes had played an enormously important part in the formation ... More


Otto Kahn-Freund (1900–1979)

Mark Freedland

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Otto Kahn-Freund was an émigré legal scholar whose contribution to the scholarship of labour law was an entirely singular one. By the 1970s, he was rightly regarded as the doyen of labour law studies ... More


Blackstone, Kahn-Freund, and the Contract of Employment

John W Cairns

in Law, Lawyers, and Humanism: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682096
eISBN:
9781474415989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682096.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter shows the importance of comparative study in legal history. In 1977, the late Sir Otto Kahn-Freund had argued that Blackstone’s Commentaries gave an outdated account of master and ... More


The Decline of a Classic: Explaining the Reception of The Dual State, 1941–present

Jens Meierhenrich

in The Remnants of the Rechtsstaat: An Ethnography of Nazi Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814412
eISBN:
9780191851964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814412.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the uneven reception of Fraenkel’s classic across space and time, with particular reference to the book’s very different fortunes in the United States and postwar Germany. I ... More


The Debate about the Rechtsstaat in Nazi Germany, 1933–1936

Jens Meierhenrich

in The Remnants of the Rechtsstaat: An Ethnography of Nazi Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814412
eISBN:
9780191851964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814412.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter provides the legal and historical context necessary for appreciating the contribution of Fraenkel’s ethnography of Nazi law. I begin with a brief history of the idea of the Rechtsstaat ... More


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