The Role of Academics in the Legal System

William Twining, Ward Farnsworth, Stefan Vogenauer and Tesón Fernando

in The Oxford Handbook of Legal Studies

Published in print June 2005 | ISBN: 9780199248179
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:
 The Role of Academics in the Legal System

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This article considers the ways in which legal scholars relate to and participate in practical legal affairs. The discussion covers audiences and influence of legal scholars in the United Kingdom; the relationship between the American legal academy and the institutions; civil law systems; the nature of international legal scholarship; and the influence of international legal scholars on international law.

Keywords: legal scholars; legal affairs; civil law; international legal scholarship; international law

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Subjects: Law ; Legal System and Practice

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