Universiteit Maastricht

Maastricht European Private Law Institute

Completed projects


Researcher
Anna Berlee

Type of the project
Commissioned comparative study

Title of the project
Standing up for your right(s) in Europe - A Comparative study on Legal Standing (Locus Standi) before the EU and Member States’ Courts

Main issue(s) addressed
Locus standi before criminal, civil and administrative courts

Short description
hThe aim of this study is to provide an in-depth and objective comparative analysis of legal provisions, doctrine and case-law on locus standi before civil, criminal and administrative courts of some selected legal systems, and before the EU courts. This analysis serves as the basis for several recommendations in this area.

Duration
1 November 2011 – 31 May 2012


Researcher
Julieta Marotta

Type of the project
Presentation at the 9th LSRC International Research Conference Rights and Wrongs? Developments in Access to Justice (Magdalen College)

Title of the project
Access to Justice and Domestic Violence: Expedite and Transparent Services for Victims as Implemented in Argentina (2009-2012)

Main issue(s) addressed
Developments on Access to Justice for Vulnerable Groups

Short description
The presentation was focused in recent developments on access to justice for vulnerable groups in Argentina. A new law adopted in 2009 aimed to reach a change in paradigm regarding accessibility to legal advice for women victims of domestic violence. The presentation aimed to explain the new policies implemented after the new law and its first implications.

Duration
13 September 2012



Researcher
Agustin Parise

Type of the project
Law Review Article

Title of the project
Codification of the Law in Louisiana: Early Nineteenth-Century oscillation between Continental European and Common Law Systems

Main issue(s) addressed
Codification of the law in a mixed jurisdiction

Short description
This paper centers on the oscillations between the adoptions of provisions from different legal systems in Louisiana. It looks at the codification endeavors that took place in Louisiana during the early American period (1803-1830). 

Duration
01 March 2011 – 01 January 2012

Researcher
Agustin Parise

Type of the project
Law Review Article

Title of the project
Codification in Louisiana

Main issue(s) addressed
Codification of the law in a mixed jurisdiction

Short description
This paper was presented at the Second Thematic Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law. It was presented as an annex to the US National Report. It provides answers to the questionnaire presented by the General Reporter to the session on The Scope and Structure of Civil Codes: The Inclusion of Commercial Law, Family Law, Labour Law and Consumer Law.

Duration
01 October 2011 – 01 May 2012

Researcher
Agustin Parise

Type of the project
Review Article

Title of the project
Sobre el Derecho Jurisprudencial en la Tradición Legal Occidental (Siglos XIX y XX)

Main issue(s) addressed
Evolution of case law in the Western Legal Tradition

Short description
This paper is a review article of volume 40 of Quaderni fiorentini, which deals with the evolution of jurisprudence during the XIX and XX centuries. 

Duration
01 March 2012 – 01 July 2012

Researcher
Agustin Parise

Type of the project
Law Review Article

Title of the project
Libraries of Civil Codes as Mirrors of Normative Transfers from Europe to the Americas: The Experiences of Lorimier in Quebec (1871-1890) and Varela in Argentina (1873-1875)

Main issue(s) addressed
Evolution of codification in the Americas

Short description
This paper was presented at the Workshop Entanglements in Legal History at the Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte. The paper focuses on the work of two jurists from Quebec and Argentina who worked towards identification of formal sources of civil codes during the XIX century. The paper also explores the impact of the work of those jurists well into the XX century and across all of the Americas.


Duration
01 August 2011 – 01 May 2012