'The Best in the West': Educator, Jurist, Arbitrator, Liber Amicorum in Honour of Professor William Butler (Studies in Russian and East European Law S

'The Best in the West': Educator, Jurist, Arbitrator, Liber Amicorum in Honour of Professor William Butler (Studies in Russian and East European Law S

By: Natalia Erpyleva (editor), Marryann E. Gashi-Butler (editor)Hardback

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Twenty-one distinguished international and comparative legal scholars, practitioners, diplomats, judges, and arbitrators from England, Germany, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United States contribute essays collected in honour of Professor William Butler, assessing his role in the development of legal doctrine, East/West academic and professional relations, legal translation, and legal scholarship generally. The essays address the origins of the European legal tradition, the constitutional monarchy in Russia, the historical foundations of the joint-activity contract, Russian law reform in court organization, corporate law, and the law of obligations, the rule-of-law State, administrative justice in Ukraine, the International Academy of Comparative Law, issues of domestic violence in China, aspects of international finance law and Russian legislation, and aspects of State immunity in public international law and European human rights law.

About Author

Natalia Erpyleva is Head of the Chair of Private International Law, National Research University "Higher School of Economics", in Moscow. . Maryann Gashi-Butler is among the earliest and most experienced western legal practitioners in the Russian Federation and elsewhere in the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Contents

Acknowledgements Foreword by William Pomeranz Introduction - Maryann E. Gashi-Butler Professor William Butler and the Development of the Science of International Law in Eastern Europe - Vladimir G. Butkevich and Olga V. Butkevich The Merits of Temperance - Jane Henderson Cold War Protagonists - Boris Mamlyuk LEGAL HISTORY Aequitas as Real Law: The Sources of the European Legal Tradition - Dmitrii V. Dozhdev The Constitutional-Monarchical Tradition in Russian Political Culture - Vladimir A. Tomsinov The Soviet Joint Activity Contract as a Bridge to the Future - Stephen Lucas COMPARATIVE LAW Road Map to the Future: Law Reform and Legal Development in the CIS - Alexander Romanov Towards a Code on Entrepreneurship in the Russian Federation - Vladimir S. Belykh Piercing the Corporate Veil of Undercapitalized Companies: English, Russian, and American Cases - Alexander Vereshchagin Apparent Authority - - Kaj Hober The Maxim Rebus Sic Stantibus in Russian Law - Alexander Trunk In Quest of a Rule-of-Law State in the Constitutional Space of the Modern World - Vladimir I. Lafitsky The Development of Administrative Justice in Ukraine - Evgen B. Kubko International Academy of Comparative Law: Development of Scientific Principles and Values - Oleksiy V. Kresin "Men are Superior to Women" (nan zun nu bei)?: Slowly Healing the Harm of Domestic Violence in Contemporary Chinese Law - Michael Palmer INTERNATIONAL LAW International Cheque Law and Russian Legislation: Basic Categories and Regulation of Cheque Obligations - Natalia Iu. Erpyleva Immunity of the State and of Officials Thereof in Judgments of the International Court of Justice - Roman A. Kolodkin Oleynikov v. Russia: European Court of Human Rights on the Application of Absolute State Immunity to a Private-Law Transaction - Ekaterina Bykhovskaya The Authors Index of Names

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  • ISBN13: 9780854901494
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 350
  • ID: 9780854901494
  • weight: 760
  • ISBN10: 0854901493
  • edition: UK ed.

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