Legal Convergence in the Enlarged Europe of the New Millennium

Legal Convergence in the Enlarged Europe of the New Millennium

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Three years ago the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Silesia and the Faculty of Law of the University of Leicester embarked on a joint research and academic co-operation programme with the support of the British Council in Warsaw. The programme resulted in the organisation of two academic conferences, one in Leicester and one in Katowice. This book is the tangible result of these conferences. The content of the book reflects the wide-ranging nature of the collaboration between the two Faculties. Environmental law, public international law, intellectual and cultural property law are the main areas that are covered, but certain issues of constitutional law, European law, social law, company law and legal education are also addressed. The main strength of this book is found in its breadth of coverage and the detailed examination of key issues such as the rights of minorities; the transboundary movement of waste in Europe and the environmental problems which it creates; the theft and illegal exportation of cultural property; and the convergence of the droit d'auteur and copyright more

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  • Hardback | 376 pages
  • 160.02 x 246.38 x 25.4mm | 703.06g
  • Brill
  • Leiden, Netherlands
  • English
  • 9041113371
  • 9789041113375

Table of contents

1. Poland on the Way to the European Union: From Association to Accession in the Context of Environmental Policy; G. Grabowska. 2. Europe's Implementation of Global Policies to Regulate the Transfrontier Movement of Hazardous Waste; J. Woodliffe. 3. Moral Rights or Droit Moral: An Anglo-Polish Comparison; W. Kowalski, P. Torremans. 4. The Proposed Droit de Suite: A Critique and a Euro-Polish Comparison; P. Torremans. 5. Purchase of a Stolen Work of Art; W. Kowalski. 6. Restitution of Stolen and Illegally Exported Cultural Objects under the Unidroit Convention; I. Stamatoudi. 7. Public Morality Laws and the Creation and Appreciation of Art: The Postmodern Western Experience; P. Kearns. 8. The Principle of Division of State Power and its Current Constitutional Significance; R. Malajny. 9. Prosecuting War Crimes by the ad hoc Tribunals and by the Future Permanent International Criminal Court; J. Nowakowska-Malusecka. 10. The Position of Third-country Nationals Post Amsterdam: Reinforcing the Security Agenda; R. Cholewinski. 11. States, Individuals and Minorities: The Precarious Balance; M. Shaw. 12. The New Polish Act on Aliens; Selected Aspects of Fundamental Human Rights; B. Mikolajczyk. 13. English Legal Education: From Doctrinalism to Pluralism; F. Cownie. 14. English University Legal Education: Elite Education or Mass Education? A. Bradney. 15. Co-operative Principles and Law Reform in the UK: Wider Lessons? I. Snaith. 16. The Problems of Disabled Persons in Poland; M. Taniewska-Peszko. 17. Legal and Institutional Framework of Regional Policy in Poland in the Context of Accession; M. Zielinski. more