PUBLISHED:September 10, 2008

Professors Ralf Michaels and Nils Jansen special editors of American Journal of Comparative Law issue

Sept. 10, 2008 -- Issue 56/3 of the American Journal of Comparative Law has come out as a special symposium issue entitled "Beyond the State: Rethinking Private Law" under the special editorship of Ralf Michaels, CICL director, and Nils Jansen, Professor of Law at Muenster University, Germany, and currently a visiting professor at Duke Law School.

The issue compiles contributions by American, German, and Israeli scholars presented at a conference organized last year by both special editors. The contributions will also be published, together with two preparatory articles by Michaels and Jansen, in a book by German publishing house Mohr/Siebeck.