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May 12, 2004

Press Contacts: Allegra Young, UT Law, (512) 471-7330

Launch of a New Comparative Law Series

AUSTIN, Texas — The Institute of Transnational Law at The University of Texas at Austin and the Institute of Global Law at University College London and the have reached an agreement with Cavendish Publishing, to launch a new series of textbooks and monographs on foreign and comparative law.

The series will be known as the UCL and UT Studies in Foreign and Comparative Law. The first six titles, which will begin appearing from early 2005, are as follows:

Ambassador Alain Plantey,
Past President of the Institut de France,
(Translated by Frances Meadows)
International Negotiations
Professor Jean Louis Halperin,
Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris
(Translated by Tony Weir)
Le Code Civil
Professor Miquel Martín-Casals,
University of Gerona, Spain
Spanish Private Law
Dr Jörg Fedtke,
Reader in Comparative Law, UCL
and Dr Colm O'Cinnede,
Lecturer in Law, UCL
The Protection of Human Rights
in German and English Law
Professor Francesco Francioni,
University of Florence
Contemporary Problems of Public
European International Law
Professors Guido Alpa,
University of Rome and
Vincenzo Zeno-Zenkovitcz,
University of Rome
Italian Private Law

Related Link:
The Institute of Transnational Law: http://www.utexas.edu/law/academics/centers/transnational/