The Impact of Human Rights Law on Contract Law in Europe
London School of Economics - Law Department
April 1, 2011
European Business Law Review, Forthcoming
University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 13/2011
This article examines the impact of human rights law on the implementation of contract law. While human rights law has focused on the relationship between citizen and state, the private law of contract has been viewed as governing the economic relations among citizens and business entities. The article examines the thesis that in Europe, this division is being broken down, as a result of two intellectual movements within legal thought.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 17
Keywords: human rights, contract law, public law, private law, fundamental rights, social regulation
JEL Classification: K1, K12
Date posted: May 16, 2011
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