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Inga Markovits

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Publications

Books

  • Gerechtigkeit in Luritz: eine ostdeutsche Rechtsgeschichte (Munchen: Beck C.H., 2006). [Translated into English; Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010].
  • Imperfect Justice: An East-West German Diary (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995).
  • Die Abwicklung: Ein Tagebuch zum Ender der DDR-Justiz (Munchen: Beck, 1993).
  • Il diritto civile tra socialismo e ideologia borghese: nella Repubblica democratica tedesca (Camerino: Jovene Editore, 1978).
  • Sozialistisches und bürgerliches Zivilrechtsdenken in der DDR, (Socialist and Bourgeois Civil Law Thinking in the GDR) (Koln: Verlag Wissenschaft und Politik, 1969).

Articles

  • Constitution Making After National Catastrophes: Germany in 1949 and 1990 [Symposium: Constitution Drafting in Post-Conflict States], 49 William and Mary Law Review 1307 (2008).
  • Exporting Law Reform--But Will It Travel?, 37 Cornell International Law Journal 95 (2004). [Reprinted in Legal Transformation and Culture in the Period of Transition at 2 (Mary Jane Nepalese and Wei Leijie, eds.; Bejing: Tsinghua University Press, 2011)].
  • Justice in Lüritz, 50 American Journal of Comparative Law 819 (2002).
  • Selective Memory: How the Law Affects What We Remember and Forget about the Past--The Case of East Germany, 35 Law & Society Review 513 (2001).
  • Two Truths About Socialist Justice: A Comment on Kommers, 22 Law & Social Inquiry 849 (1997).
  • "The Road from 'I' to 'We'": Family Law in the Communitarian State, 1996 Utah Law Review 487.
  • Children of a Lesser God: GDR Lawyers in Post-Socialist Germany, 94 Michigan Law Review 2270 (1996).
  • Last Days, 80 California Law Review 55 (1992).
  • Playing the Opposite Game: On Mirjan Deamska's The Faces of Justice and State Authority, 41 Stanford Law Review 1313 (1989).
  • Law and Glasnost: Some Thoughts About the Future of Judicial Review Under Socialism, 23 Law & Society Review 399 (1989).
  • Rechtsstaat oder Beschwerdestaat? Verwaltungsrechtsschutz in der DDR, 31 Recht in Ost und West 265 (1987).
  • Pursuing One's Rights Under Socialism, 38 Stanford Law Review 689 (1986).
  • Hedgehogs or Foxes? A Review of Westen's and Schleider's Zivilrecht im Systemvergleich, 34 American Journal of Comparative Law 113 (1986).
  • Law or Order--Constitutionalism and Legality in Eastern Europe, 34 Stanford Law Review 513 (1982).
  • Socialist vs. Bourgeois Rights--An East-West German Comparison, 45 University of Chicago Law Review 612 (1978).
  • Marriage and the State: A Comparative Look at East and West German Family Law, 24 Stanford Law Review 116 (1971).
  • Civil Law in East Germany--Its Development and Relation to Soviet Legal History and Ideology, 78 Yale Law Journal 1 (1968).

Reviews

  • The Encyclopedia of Law & Society: American and Global Perspectives, by David S. Clark, ed., 60 American Journal of Comparative Law 856 (2012).
  • Reconcilable Differences: On Peter Quint's The Imperfect Union, 47 American Journal of Comparative Law 189 (1999) (essay reviewing The Imperfect Union: Constitutional Structures of German Unification, by Peter Quint).
  • Family Traits, 88 Michigan Law Review 1734 (1990) (reviewing The Transformation of Family Law: State, Law and Family in the United States and Western Europe, by Mary Ann Glendon).
  • Impressions of Law in East Germany: Legal Education and Legal Systems in the German Democratic Republic, by Daniel J. Meador, 36 American Journal of Comparative Law 198 (1988).

Contributions

  • Rechtssoziologie für Außenseiter, in Wie wirkt Recht? : Ausgewählte Beiträge zum ersten gemeinsamen Kongress der deutschsprachigen Rechtssoziologie-Vereinigungen, Luzern 4.-6. September 2008 43 (Michelle Cottier, Josef Estermann & Michael Wrase eds.; Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2010). <http://tallons.law.utexas.edu/record=b1721951~S0>
  • Der Handel mit der sozialistischen Gerechtigkeit. Zum Verhältnis zwischen Bürger und Gericht in der DDR [Cutting a Deal With Socialist Justice: GDR Citizens in Court], in Herrschaft und Eigen-Sinn in der Diktatur: Studien zur Gesellschaftsgeschichte der DDR 315 (Thomas Lindenberger ed.; Köln: Böhlau Verlag, 1999).
  • Rechts-Geschichte. Ein DDR-Zivilprozeß aus den 1980er Jahren, in Akten. Eingaben. Schaufenster: Die DDR und ihre Texte. Erkundungen zu Herrschaft und Alltag 259 (Alf Lüdtke & Peter Becker eds.; Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1997).
  • Unfamiliar Territory: The East German Legal Profession in Transition to Democracy, in Democracy, Market Economy, and the Law: Legal, Economic, and Political Problems of Transition to Democracy 317 (Werner F. Ebke & Detlev F. Vagts eds.; Heidelberg: Verlag Recht und Wirtschaft, 1995).
  • Socialism and the Rule of Law: Some Speculations and Predictions, in Comparative and Private International Law, Essays in Honor of John Henry Merryman on his Seventieth Birthday (David S. Clark ed.; Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1990).

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