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E. Örücü, Critical Comparative Law: Considering Paradoxes for Legal Systems in Transition, Preadvies Nederlandse Vereniging voor Rechtsvergelijking, No. 59 [Preliminary Report for the Dutch Association of Comparative Law], Kluwer, Deventer1999, 133 pp.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  21 May 2009

J.M. Smits
Professor of European Private Law, Maastricht University
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