Description of Materials: Personal materials; pictures; seven interviews; seven annotated interview transcripts; selection of published papers.

Repository and website developer: University of Denver (USA) Sturm College of Law

Provenance: David Alexander Ogilvy Edward

Abstract: Advocate, professor, Judge on the Court of First Instance and Court of Justice of the European Communities. In the materials on this website, Judge Edward provides a personal account of his life as a young boy in Scotland, years at Oxford University and Edinburgh University School of Law, admittance to the Scottish Faculty of Advocates, career as an Advocate, service as a professor at Edinburgh University, member of the Court of First Instance, and finally Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Communities. Among the topics Judge Edward comments on are: the founding of the European Communities; the evolution of the European Union (EU); the future of the EU; the roles of the Court of First Instance and the Court of Justice; key court judgments; the doctrines of direct effect, supremacy, and state liability; mutual recognition.

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