A blog with more than just articles
A blog like ours primarily lives off interesting articles. Ideally, our posts offer new perspectives or critiques, cover current developments or excavate neglected discourses. Behind these articles...
Summer Reading List of the #Ö
Out of all seasons, summer is the best time to read, in my opinion. You can find a shady spot below your favorite tree, sip wine outside while watching how daylight slowly surrenders to the night, ...
Law in capitalism
Katharina Pistor is the Edwin B. Parker Professor of Comparative Law at Columbia Law School, New York, and Director of the Law School’s Center on Global Legal Transformation. After delivering the o...
- Plurality of Law and Development
The plurality of law and development
As a legal field, law and development is often traced back to the movement of US-American scholars and practitioners in the 1960s and 1970s, both epitomized and criticized by David Trubek’s seminal...
- Law and Development
Law and Development: Theory and Practice
The field of Law and Development studies positions itself at a highly interesting, yet academically challenging juncture: What is the relationship between law and social and economic development? F...
Messing with the mess we are in
German legal scholarship has a reputation for being quite orthodox. Amid doctrinal sophistication and positivist assumptions, however, lie hidden treasure islands of heterodoxy. One such island was...