oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - In memoriam : Peter Birks 1941-2004
|Article Title||In memoriam : Peter Birks 1941-2004|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History|
|Author||Ph J. Thomas|
|Publication Date||Jan 2005|
Extracted from text ...IN MEMORIAM: PETER BIRKS 1941-2004 Ph J Thomas (University of Pretoria) Peter Birks, the Regius Professor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford and Fellow of All Souls College, was a versatile jurist. Amongst the many positions he held was membership of the editorial board of Fundamina, while his passion for legal education fueled his commitment to the Society of Public Teachers of Law, which culminated in his presidency of the Society of Legal Scholars (as the Society is now known). Described as an intellectual giant of his generation, Peter Birks will be remembered for his profound and ..
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