Biography

Peter Hay


L.Q.C. Lamar Professor Emeritus of Law

Curriculum Vitae
Publications List

 

 

 

Areas of Expertise
Conflict of Laws, European Community Law, Comparative Law, Contracts and Sales, Jurisprudence

Biography

Peter Hay is one of the most distinguished comparative law scholars in the country. He was Alumni Distinguished Professor of Law and dean at the University of Illinois before coming to Emory in 1991.

Since 1975, Professor Hay has been an honorary professor at the University of Freiburg in Germany. In 1989, Professor Hay received the research prize of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany. He was elected a titular member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, a member of the American Law Institute in 1984 and a member of the American Academy of Foreign Law in 1986.

Professor Hay's research has focused on the fields of conflict of laws, European Community law, comparative law, contracts and sales, and jurisprudence. From 1994-2000 he held, concurrently with his Emory appointment, the chair for Civil Law, Foreign and International Private Law and Comparative Law at the University of Dresden, Germany, where he served as dean of its law faculty from 1997-2000.

Education: BA, JD, University of Michigan, 1958.

Publications
 
American Covenant Marriage in the Conflict of Laws, The
64 La. L. Rev. 43 (2003-2004) 2004

 
Review Essay: Friedrich Juenger and U.S. Conflicts Law
6 Unif. L. Rev. n.s. 691 2001

 
From Rule-Orientation to Approach in German Conflicts Law - The Effect of the 1986 and 1999 Codifications
47 Am. J. Comp. L. 633 1999

 
Common Market Countries Apporoach to East-West Trade
1 Int'l Soc'y Stan. L. Sch. Proc. 11 1996

 
Bridging the Gap between Rules and Approaches in Tort Choice of Law in the United States: A Survey of Current Case Law
27 Int'l L. 369 1993

 
Recognition and Enforcement of American Money-Judgments in Germany - The 1992 Decision of the German Supreme Court, The
40 Am. J. Comp. L. 729 1992

 
Transient Jurisdiction, Especially over International Defendants: Critical Comments on Burnham v. Superior Court of California
1990 U. Ill. L. Rev. 593 (1990) 1990

 
Introduction
1989 U. Ill. L. Rev. 35 (1989) 1989

 
Judicial Jurisdiction and Choice of Law: Constitutional Limitations
59 U. Colo. L. Rev. 9 (1988) 1988

 
Refining Personal Jurisdiction in the United States
35 Int'l & Comp. L.Q. 32 1986

 
Case for Federalizing Rules of Civil Jurisdiction in the European Community, The
82 Mich. L. Rev. 1323 1984

 
Judicial Jurisdiction over Foreign-Country Corporate Defendants - Comments on Recent Case Law
63 Or. L. Rev. 431 (1984) 1984

 
Full Faith and Credit and Federalism in Choice of Law
34 Mercer L. Rev. 709 1983

 
Comments on Self-Limited Rules of Law in Conflicts Methodology
30 Am. J. Comp. L. Supp. 129 (1982) 1982

 
Reflections on Conflict-of-Laws Methodology
32 Hastings L.J. 1644 (1980-1981) 1981

 
Concluding Remarks
32 Hastings L.J. 1684 (1980-1981) 1981

 
Interrelation of Jurisdiction and Choice-of-Law in United States Conflicts Law, The
28 Int'l & Comp. L.Q. 161 1979

 
Agency in the Conflict of Laws and the 1978 Hague Convention
27 Am. J. Comp. L. 1 (1979) 1979

 
Proposed U.S.-U.K. Recognition-of-Judgments Convention: Another Perspective, The
18 Va. J. Int'l L. 753 1978

 
Proposed U.S.-U.K. Recognition-of-Judgments Convention: Another Perspective, The
18 Va. J. Int'l L. 753 1978

 
Unjust Enrichment in the Conflict of Laws: A Comparative View of German Law and the American Restatement 2d
26 Am. J. Comp. L. 1 (1977-1978) 1978

 
EMI/CBS and the Rest of the World: Trademark Rights and the European Communities
25 Am. J. Comp. L. 120 (1977) 1977

 
Proposed Recognition-of-Judgments Convention between the United States and the United Kingdom, The
11 Tex. Int'l L. J. 421 (1976) 1976

 
Community Court and Supremacy of Community Law: A Progress Report, The
8 Vand. J. Transnat'l L. 651 (1974-1975) 1975

 
Supremacy of Community Law in National Courts
17 Am. J. Comp. L. 93 (1969) 1969

 
International Unification of Law: A Symposium, The
16 Am. J. Comp. L. 1 (1968) 1968

 
Common Market Preliminary Draft Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments - Some Considerations of Policy and Interpretation, The
16 Am. J. Comp. L. 149 (1968) 1968

 
Supremacy of Community Law in National Courts: A Progress Report on Referrals under the EEC Treaty
16 Am. J. Comp. L. 524 (1968) 1968

 
Some Aspects of East-West Trade in Britain, Germany and the Common Market
1 Stud. L. & Econ. Dev. 122 1966

 
Supranational Organizations and United States Constitutional Law
6 Va. J. Int'l L. 195 (1965-1966) 1966

 
International and Supranational Organizations: Some Problems of Conceptualization
1965 U. Ill. L.F. 733 (1965) 1965

 
Contribution of the European Communities to International Law, The
59 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. 195 1965

 
United States and International Unification of Law: The Tenth Session of the Hague Conference, The
1965 U. Ill. L.F. 820 (1965) 1965

 
Four Lectures on the Common Market: Trade Provisions--German and French Company Law - Establishment
24 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 685 (1962-1963) 1963

 
Some Problems of Doing Business in the Regional Markets of Europe
17 Rutgers L. Rev. 305 1963

 
Federal Jurisdiction of the Common Market Court
12 Am. J. Comp. L. 21 (1963) 1963

 
European Common Market and the Most-Favored-Nation Clause, The
23 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 661 (1961-1962) 1962

 
Problems of United States Participation in the European Common Market
23 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 595 1962

 
Frustration and Its Solution in German Law
10 Am. J. Comp. L. 345 (1961) 1961

 
Legal Remedies of Enterprises in the European Economic Community
9 Am. J. Comp. L. 375 (1960) 1960

 
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