Germany, USA, COVID-19 and class action - Read Prof. Hess' opinon in German media Tagesschau

A lawyer from Lower Saxony intends to file a class action for damages in the US against the German COVID-19 measures. In Germany, there is no class action per the US model but a model declaratory action, not suitable for COVID-19...

New book published:

The 50th Anniversary of the European Law of Civil Procedure

Edited by Burkhard Hess, Koen Lenaerts

Co-edited by Vincent Richard

The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg is honoured to announce the publication of the book “The 50th Anniversary of the European Law of Civil Procedure”.
This book stems from an international conference to mark the 50th anniversary of the...

New book published:

International Judicial Legitimacy: New Voices and Approaches

Edited by Hélène Ruiz Fabri, André Nunes Chaib, Ingo Venzke, Armin von Bogdandy

The Editors are pleased to announce that International Judicial Legitimacy: New Voices and Approches has now been published via online open access on the Nomos website.
The contents of the book, wich can be downloaded by...

Dr Edoardo Stoppioni has been awarded third place in the Concours national d’agrégation de droit public, the French National Competitive Examination in Public Law.

In France, the "concours national d'agrégation" regulates the appointment of fully tenured professors for the legal, political, economic and management disciplines. This examination, opened every two years to candidates with a...


22 February 2021
23 February 2021

Comparative Procedural Law and Justice

More information will follow soon

29 April 2021
30 April 2021

Mixed Arbitral Tribunals, 1919-1930: An Experiment in the International Adjudication of Private Rights