Jaakko Husa

University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law

Professor in Law and Globalisation

Porthania 5th Floor

P.O. Box 4

Helsinki, FIN-0001 4

Finland

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“  I compare, therefore I exist (Confero, ergo sum).  ”

Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

About the Methodology of Comparative Law - Some Comments Concerning the Wonderland

Maastricht Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jan 2008
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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comparative law, comparative law methodology, comparative legal studies

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Legal Culture vs. Legal Tradition – Different Epistemologies?

Maastricht European Private Law Institute Working Paper 2012/18
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Nov 2012
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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legal culture, legal tradition, epistemology, comparative law

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Legal Families

ELGAR ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMPARATIVE LAW, pp. 382-393, Jan M. Smits, ed., Edward Elgar, Cheltenham/Northampton, 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2011
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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comparative law, legal family, legal culture, legal tradition

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A Dialogue on Comparative Functionalism

Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, Vol. 18, pp. 554-558, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2012
Jan M. Smits and Jaakko Husa
Maastricht University Faculty of Law and University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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functionalism, comparative methodology, rules of thumb

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Classification of Legal Families Today - Is it Time for Memorial Hymn?

Revue Internationale de Droit Comparé, Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 11-38, 2004
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Jun 2011
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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macro-comparative law, legal family, classification, methodology

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Methodology of Comparative Law Today: From Paradoxes to Flexibility?

Revue Internationale de Droit Comparé, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 1095-1117, 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Dec 2011
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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Understanding Legal Languages - Linguistic Concerns of the Comparative Lawyer

The original version of this paper is published in The Role of Legal Translation in Legal Harmonization (ed.) Jaap Baaij (Kluwer Law International 2012) pp.161-181.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Sep 2013
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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comparative law, legal linguistics, legal translation

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Farewell to Functionalism or Methodological Tolerance?

Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht, Vol. 67, No. 3, pp. 419-447, July 2003
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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comparative law, methodology, functionalism

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Nordic Law - Between Tradition and Dynamism

NORDIC LAW - BETWEEN TRADITION AND DYNAMISM, Jaakko Husa, Kimmo Nuotio, Heikki Pihlajamäki, eds., Antwerp-Oxford, Intersentia, 2007, TICOM - Tilburg Institute of Comparative and Transnational Law Working Paper No. 2008/10
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Nov 2008
Jaakko Husa, Kimmo Nuotio and Heikki Pihlajamaki
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law, Faculty of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Nordic law, Legal culture, Comparative law

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Nordic Constitutionalism and European Human Rights - Mixing Oil and Water?

Scandinavian Studies in Law, Vol. 55, pp. 101-124, 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Jan 2011
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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'We the Judges...': Discovering Constitutional Ius Commune Europaeum

Ticom Working Paper on Comparative and Transnational Law No. 2009/1
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2012
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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Constitutional law, Legal history, Law and language

12.

Comparison

David S. Law and Malcolm Langford (eds), 'Research Methods in Constitutional Law: A Handbook' (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018), Helsinki Legal Studies Research Paper No. 51
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 May 2018
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, comparative law, comparative method, methodology

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves – About Nordic Law in Specific

Isaidat Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, Article 9, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Nov 2012
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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Nordic law, legal families, comparative law

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Exploring Imaginative Legal History: The Legalism of the House Stark in the Game of Thrones

Media & Arts Law Review Volume 20 (2015) 181-197.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 31 Aug 2015
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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game of thrones, legalism, legal history, law and litterature, applied legal theory

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Turning the Curriculum Upside Down: Comparative Law as an Educational Tool for Constructing Pluralistic Legal Mind

German Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 7, p. 913, 2009, CLPE Research Paper No. 35/2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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Legal education, Constructivist approach

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Functional Method in Comparative Law – Much Ado About Nothing?

EPLJ 2013; Vol. 2 No. 1
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Dec 2015
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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functionalism, comparative law

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Emancipation or Deprivation for European Legal Mind? The Contribution of the Legal Traditions Approach

TICOM Working Paper on Comparative and Transnational Law No. 2008/3
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2008
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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Comparative Law, Legal Traditions

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Global Constitutionalism - A Critical View

Maastricht European Private Law Institute Working Paper No. 2016/11
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Dec 2016
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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Constitutionalism, Global Law, Globalization, Comparative Law

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Interdisciplinary Comparative Law - Between Scylla and Charybdis?

The Journal of Comparative Law 9 (2014) 28-42.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Apr 2015
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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Interdisciplinary Study, Comparative Law, Methodology

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The Method is Dead, Long Live the Methods - European Polynomia and Pluralist Methodology

Legisprudence, Vol. 5, pp. 249-271, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Nov 2012
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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legal pluralism, polycentrism, methodology, legal doctrine, Europeanisation, globalization

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The False Dichotomy between Theory and Practice: Lessons from Comparative Law

RECHTSWISSENCHAFT ALS JURISTISCHE DOKTRIN, pp. 105-128, Claes Peterson, ed., Stockholm, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Nov 2011
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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comparative law, methodology, legal theory

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Comparative Methodology and Constitutional Change

Xenophon Contiades and Alkmene Fotiadou (eds), 'Routledge Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Change' (Routledge 2019), Helsinki Legal Studies Research Paper No. 57 (2019)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Sep 2019
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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constitutional change, comparative method, constitutional law

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Global Comparative Law - Right Cure for the Wrong Disease?

Tilburg Foreign Law Review, Vol. 13, pp. 393-412, 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Nov 2009
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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comparative law, methdology, Asian law, African law

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Hindu Law - Stateless Law?

Scandinavian Studies in Law, Vol. 62, 2017
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Mar 2017
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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Comparative Law, Global Law, Hindu Law

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Comparative Legal Linguistics - Book Review

Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, Vol. 14, pp. 201-206, 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Oct 2011
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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legal linguistics, comparative law, legal history

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Not Merely Study of Foreign Law: Comparative Law as Legal Philosophy

Überlegungen zu einer Theorie der Rechtsvergleichung als Rechtsphilosophie (Rechtstheorie), April 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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comparative law, legal theory

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Review on Schlesinger's Comparative Law (2009)

Nordic Journal of Jurisprudence (Tidsskrift for Rettsvitenskap), pp. 398-402, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Nov 2010
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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comparative law, textbook

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Nordic Law and Development – See No Evil, Hear No Evil?

The Scandinavian Studies in Law 60 (2015) 15-32
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Mar 2015
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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Comparative Law, Law & Development, Rule of Law

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The Tip of the Iceberg or What Lies Beneath the Surface of Comparative Law

Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, Vol. 16, pp. 73-94, 2005
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2010
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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comparative law, methdology, epistemology

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Book-Review of Galdia's Legal Linguistics (2009)

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Nov 2011
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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Law and Globalisation - Story of an Argument

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Oct 2019
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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globalisation, law, book, argument, pluralism

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Comparative and Economic Approaches to Law: A Tale of Wilful Misunderstanding?

(2012) 1(1) CLH 105–124
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 May 2016
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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legal origins, comparative law, legal history

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Philosophy of Law in the Arctic

Philosophy of Law in the Arctic (2016)
Number of pages: 138 Posted: 20 Oct 2017
Ronin Institute for Independent Scholarship, Department of Philosophy, University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law, Hokkaido University, Nicolaus Copernicus University - Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Exeter, University of Lapland, University of Vienna - Department of Philosophy, University of Lapland - Arctic Centre, Memorial University - Environmental Policy Institute, University of Oslo, Kyoto University, Nicolaus Copernicus University - Department of International and European Law, University of Victoria - Faculty of Law and Griffith University - Griffith Law School
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law, philosophy, Arctic

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Constitutional Transformation in Europe – Mixing Law and Politics?

Europarättslig Tidskrift - Swedish European Law Journal, Vol. 5, pp. 456-471, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 May 2011 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2011
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, political science, courts, Europeanization

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Arctic Legal Tradition?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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Arctic, legal tradition, comparative law

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Kaleidoscopic Cultural Views and Legal Theory - Dethroning the Objectivity?

In Jaakko Husa & Mark Van Hoecke (eds.) Objectivity in Law and Legal Reasoning (Oxford, Hart, 2013) pp. 197-212.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Aug 2019
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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legal culture, comparative law, legal theory

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Varieties of Fairness and Procedural Cultures: A Comparative Discussion

Global Journal of Comparative Law 5 (2016) 208-225.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Mar 2018
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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fair trial, fairness, comparative law, procedural law, legal culture

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Macro-Comparative Law – Reloaded

Jaakko Husa, 'Macro-Comparative Law - Reloaded', Tidsskrift for rettsvitenskap vol. 131 (2018) 410-447.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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comparative law, legal families, legal cultures, legal traditions

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Comparative Law and Legal History – a Match Made in Heaven?

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Feb 2020
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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comparative law, legal history, comparative legal history

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Hybrid Law and Culinary Metaphor – Empty Coquetting or Something Else?

Hybrid Law and Culinary Metaphor – Empty Coquetting or Something Else?, in Comparative Law: Mixes, Movements, and Metaphors (eds.) Jane Mair and Seán Patrick Donlan. Routledge, (2019) 171-182 , final version
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Oct 2020
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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comparative law, hybrid law, metaphor, epistemology

Other Papers (1)

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Book Review: Sabrina Praduroux: The Protection of Property Rights in Comparative Perspective (2013)

EPLJ 2013; 2(2): 1–5
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
Jaakko Husa
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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European law, property law, human rights, comparative law