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Peter Brian Herrenden Birks 1941–2004

Alan Rodger and Andrew Burrows

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 150 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VI

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264232
eISBN:
9780191734243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264232.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Peter Birks was one of the most influential legal scholars of his generation. He owed that influence to the admiration in which his rigorous and innovative thinking was held by lawyers and judges, ... More


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

Jack Beatson and Reinhard Zimmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Recent years have seen a growing body of literature on the contribution of scientists, historians, and literary and artistic figures who were forced to leave Germany and Austria after Adolf Hitler ... More


Hermann Kantorowicz (1877–1940) and Walter Ullmann (1910–1983)

David Ibbetson

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/9780199270583.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

It would be impossible to write a history of the study of Roman law in England in the second half of the 20th century without placing very considerable weight on the work of émigré legal scholars ... More


Aliens, Enemy Aliens, and Friendly Enemy Aliens:: Britain as a Home for Émigré and Refugee Lawyers

Jack Beatson

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/9780199270583.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The émigré legal scholars featured in this book who came from Germany to Britain (in fact all came to England) were Jews or of Jewish descent, and nearly all were escaping from Nazi persecution. Some ... More


David Daube (1909–1999)

Alan Rodger

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/9780199270583.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter assesses the contribution of émigré legal scholar David Daube to the study of Roman law in Britain. First, a short account of his career is given, and some aspects of the study of Roman ... More


Wolfgang Friedmann (1907–1972), with an Excursus on Gustav Radbruch (1878–1949)

John Bell

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/9780199270583.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Wolfgang Friedmann is best considered as a German émigré who contributed to the common law world, rather than to England. He studied at Berlin University under Ernst Rabel, completing his doctorate ... More


Gerhard Leibholz (1901–1982)

Manfred H. Wiegandt

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/9780199270583.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Among the German legal scholars who emigrated to England during the Nazi dictatorship, Gerhard Leibholz is a special case. The accumulation of a number of factors, each of which is in itself of some ... More


Public International Law in Twentieth-century England

James Crawford

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/9780199270583.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Lassa Oppenheim, Hersch Laurerpacht, and Georg Schwarzenberger played a significant role in their time in teaching and writing about general public international law in the United Kingdom. Oppenheim, ... More


Comparative Law in Twentieth-century England

J. A. Jolowicz

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/9780199270583.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

It is virtually impossible to write about comparative law without beginning with a comment on the phrase itself. As has often been observed, there is no such thing as comparative law. Even though ... 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


Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks

Andrew Burrows and Alan Rodger (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206551
eISBN:
9780191705397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This collection of essays celebrates the life and work of Peter Birks, who was Regius Professor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford, and Fellow of All Souls College. Widely known as one of the ... More


Private International Law in Twentieth-century England

Peter North

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/9780199270583.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal History

By definition, private international law is fundamentally concerned with a trio of cross-border issues: Do the English courts have jurisdiction to hear a case? What law is the court to apply? And ... More


Georg Schwarzenberger (1908–1991) *

Stephanie Steinle

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/9780199270583.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Georg Schwarzenberger described himself as ‘European; born and bred in Germany, with British nationality and British loyalties’. His life was indeed characterised by the crossing of borders: he ... More


Hermann Mannheim (1889–1974) and Max Grünhut (1893–1964)

Roger Hood

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/9780199270583.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Hermann Mannheim and Max Grünhut left Germany for England — the first in January 1934, and the second five years later — both as a direct consequence of Nazi persecution. Leon Radzinowicz, on the ... More


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


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


Ernst J. Cohn (1904–1976)

Werner Lorenz

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/9780199270583.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Ernst Joseph Cohn was born in Breslau, Germany on August 7, 1904 to Max Cohn and Charlotte Ruß. Before taking up his studies at the law faculty of the University of Leipzig in Germany, he attended ... More


The Idea of Property: Its Meaning and Power

Laura Underkuffler

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199254187
eISBN:
9780191698224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254187.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Legal scholars and philosophers have long been engaged in what has been called ‘the pursuit of the holy grail of property’ — the secret of the internal structure of property in law. Attempts to ... More


Martin Wolff (1872–1953)

Gerhard Dannemann

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/9780199270583.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Legal scholars who left National Socialist Germany for Britain ranged from graduate students to some of the most eminent members of their profession. Martin Wolff can safely be said to have figured ... More


Lassa Oppenheim (1858–1919) *

Mathias Schmoeckel

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/9780199270583.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Lassa Oppenheim was born in Windecken near Frankfurt am Main in 1858 and died in Cambridge, England shortly after the end of World War I, in October 1919. In 1878, he started studying law, but also ... More


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