“U.S. Legal Practice: Practical Guide Civil Law and Public Law” addresses both German lawyers and international companies that come into contact with U.S. law in practice. Thematically, the presentation comprises the essential features of U.S. process and contract law. In addition, this work includes other important subject areas such as environmental law and the law of the sea and new areas of law such as food law. Numerous formulation patterns and practical tips support the application and implementation. Donika’s research is cited in the work.
“U.S. Legal Practice: Practical Guide Civil Law and Public Law” was edited by Kirk W. Junker who is a professor of law at the University of Cologne, Germany, where he is Chair of U.S. American Law. At Cologne, he is also Director of the International Master of Environmental Science Program. He acts as coordinator of international programs for Duquesne University School of Law. Prior to joining Cologne, he was associate professor of law and director of international programs at Duquesne University School of Law. His previous academic career includes teaching both at the Open University and the Queen’s University of Belfast in the United Kingdom and Dublin City University in the Republic of Ireland. He was an assistant counsel to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources, and clerked for the Honorable James E. Rowley of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. He received a B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University, a J.D. from Duquesne University, a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, and held a postdoctoral fellowship with the Justice Ministry of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
“U.S. Legal Practice: Practical Guide Civil Law and Public Law,” the German-title of which is “US-Rechtspraxis: Praxishandbuch Zivilrecht und Öffentliches Recht (De Gruyter Praxishandbuch), is published by Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG and is available for purchase through Amazon and Barnes & Noble.