LONDON ROMAN LAW GROUP:
Local Jurisdiction in the lex Irnitana: palingenesia
Professor Ernest Metzger
University of Glasgow
on Friday 24th February 2012, from 5-7pm
UCL Law Faculty
Bentham House, Endsleigh Gardens
London WC1H 0EG
About the speaker:
Professor Metzger joined the School of Law at University of Glasgow in the autumn of 2006. Formerly he was Professor of Civil and Comparative Law at the University of Aberdeen. His principal areas of research are Roman and civil law, and in particular the law of procedure.
In the United States he served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, and the Texas Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas.
He is the author of A New Outline of the Roman Civil Trial (1997) and Litigation in Roman Law (2005), both from the Oxford University Press, and editor of A Companion to Justinian's Institutes (Bristol U.P & Cornell U.P., 1998); Law for All Times: Essays in Memory of David Daube (Roman Law Society of America, 2004); andDavid Daube: ACentenary Celebration (Traditio iuris romani, 2010). He prepared a revised edition of Barry Nicholas' Introduction to Roman Law in 2008. His articles and reviews have appeared in Classical Review;Edinburgh Law Review; Irish Jurist; Journal of Legal History; Journal of Roman Studies; Law and History Review; Revue Internationale des Droits de l'Antiquité; Roman Legal Tradition; Studia et Documenta Historiae et Iuris; Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis; Zeitschrift für Papyrologik und Epigraphik; andZeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte.
He is Editor-in-Chief of Roman Legal Tradition, a journal devoted to the civil law tradition in the ancient, medieval, and modern law. He is also creator and editor of IusCivile.com, an internet portal for Roman law. He serves on the councils of the Scottish Universities Law Institute and the Stair Society. He is co-editor of ELR: European Legal Roots.
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