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Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 167, 2009 Lectures$
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Ron Johnston

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780197264775

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197264775.001.0001

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Many Legal Orders, One Law

Many Legal Orders, One Law

2008 British Academy Law Lecture

(p.118) (p.119) Many Legal Orders, One Law
Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 167, 2009 Lectures

Francis G. Jacobs

British Academy

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on legal orders in Europe given at the British Academy's 2008 Law Lecture. This text suggests that developments in European and international law make it increasingly hard to sustain the view that a single system of law operates within each sovereign territory. It explains that in Europe, different legal orders seem to coexist, in relation to the same issues, within the same legal space; and questions constantly arise about which law is to prevail.

Keywords:   legal orders, Europe, European law, international law, sovereign territory, legal space

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