Peter Birks remembered

By | 8 April 2008

MappingWhen Peter Birks (then Regius Professor of Civil Law) died in 2004, Oxford’s Law Faculty in particular, but also common law scholarship as a whole, were diminished. (Obituaries Times Online, Guardian) A collection of essays in his honour (predominantly by Oxford colleagues) was published in 2006, Mapping the law :essays in memory of Peter Birks. This tribute has now been joined by another collection, Structure and justification in private law : essays for Peter Birks,


    written by some of his former students, now spread across the Anglo-American legal world.

The Bodleian Law Library has copies of both these works available for readers at the Law Reserve counter.


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