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The Montesquieu Law Review has two permanent staff members, Professor Olivier Dubos and Lawyer-Linguist Rachael Singh, and is fortunate to work closely with Professor Jean-Bernard Auby and Professor Mireille Delmas-Marty, two of France's leading academics and legal thinkers.

Jean-Bernard Auby
Jean-Bernard Auby passed the agrégation in public law (the agrégation is a highly-competitive national teaching examination in France) and holds a doctorate in law. Since 2006, he has directed the Center on Changes in Governance and Public Law at Sciences Po, Paris.

Prof. Auby has been a professor at Sciences Po since 2006. He previously served as Dean of the Law School, University of Paris XII (1989-1993) and professor of public law at the University of Paris II-Assas (1994-2006).

Jean-Bernard also served as Deputy Director of the Institute of European and Comparative Law at Oxford University (1998-2000) and was a visiting professor at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona (2006), the University of Rome-La Sapienza (2007), the University of Pennsylvania (2009), the European Academy of Public Law (Athens, 2009) and the Bocconi University in Milan (2009).
 
Jean-Bernard Auby

Jean-Bernard Auby is honorary president of the French Local Government Law Association (Association Française de Droit des Collectivités Locales), director of the Juris-Classeur Administratif (an encyclopedia of French administrative law published by Editions Lexis Nexis), director of the administrative law publication, Droit Administratif (Editions Lexis Nexis), and editor of the collection, Droit Administratif/Administrative Law (Editions Bruylant). He is a member of the editorial board of several publications, including the Revue française de droit administratif, Review of European Administrative Law, Revue européenne de droit public, European Public Law and the International and Comparative Law Quarterly.

He is the author of several books, including:

Tortious liability of Statutory Bodies. A Comparative and Economic Analysis of Five English Cases (with B.S. Markesinis, D. Coester-Waltjen & S.F. Deakin, Oxford, Hart Publishing, 1999)
The Public Law/ Private Law Divide; Une entente assez cordiale? (edited by Mark Freedland and Jean-Bernard Auby, Hart Publishing, 2006)
La décentralisation et le droit (Librairie Générale de Droit et de Jurisprudence, 2006)
Droit administratif des biens (Dalloz, 5th edition, 2007)
Droit de l’urbanisme et la construction (Montchrestien, 8th edition, 2008)
Droit des collectivités locales (PUF, 4th edition, 2008)
Droit de la fonction publique (Dalloz, 5th edition, 2009)
La globalisation, le droit et l’Etat (Montchrestien, 2nd edition, 2010)
Droit de la Ville. Du fonctionnement juridique des villes au droit à la Ville (Lexis Nexis, 2013)

Jean-Bernard Auby has also written many scholarly articles on administrative law, local government law, planning law, comparative and, European administrative law and legal globalization.


 
 
Mireille Delmas-Marty
After studying law in Paris, Mireille Delmas-Marty received her PhD (1969) and went on to become a Professor of private law and criminal sciences in 1970.

Her teaching career, after a brief assistantship at the Law Faculty of Paris (1967-1970), has led her to teach in the universities of Lille-II (1970-1977), Paris-XI (1977-1990) and Paris-I (1990-2002). Member of the Institut Universitaire de France (1992-2002), she was elected to the Collège de France, where she occupied the Chair in Comparative Legal Studies and Internationalization of Law. In 2007, she was elected member of the
Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques. Mireille Delmas-Marty has been a visiting professor in most major European universities, and, notably, the United States, Latin America, China, Japan and Canada. In addition to her teaching, Mireille Delmas-Marty has conducted research at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and the Association de Recherches Pénales Internationales which she founded, then the UMR de droit comparé de Paris (University of Paris-I/CNRS) which she directed from 1997 to 2002.
 
Mireille Delmas-Marty

She manages, since 1984, the Revue de science criminelle et de droit pénal comparé and participates in the editorial boards of various legal journals both national (Archives de Politique Criminelle, Revue trimestrielle des droits de l’homme) and international (European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, LSN International, Transnational & Comparative Criminal Law Abstracts and Journal of International Criminal Justice).

Finally, Mireille Delmas-Marty has held numerous expert missions including: nearby the President of the Republic, for example, the revision of the Constitution in 1992, with the Minister of Justice for the reform of the Penal Code in 1981 and the reform of criminal procedure in 1988, and with the European Union, under the Penal Project said Corpus Juris (1996-1999) and the Supervisory Committee of European Anti-Fraud Office (1999-2005).

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Olivier Dubos
A graduate of Sciences Politiques Bordeaux, Olivier Dubos is a professor of law at the city’s law school and the Jean Monnet Professor at the University of Bordeaux. Amongst other credits, he is co-director of the specialist course in public law at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the Université Montesquieu-Bordeaux IV, as well as being the Director of the
“Droits européens” collection published by Pedone.

He is a member of the European Scientific Council of European Public Law, the International Comparative Law Academy, the
Commission pour l'Étude des Communautés Européennes, the Cercle des Constitutionnalistes, and of the French Society of Comparative Legislation.

Olivier holds a national award for scientific excellence and is the author of numerous publications.
 
Olivier Dubos

Professor Dubos is a leading expert in the field of European Union law and is more particularly interested in all European litigation, be it national, transnational or supranational.


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Rachael Singh
Rachael Singh is the lawyer-linguist at the Forum Montesquieu and editor-in-chief of the Montesquieu Law Review. She is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science, having been awarded an LLB (Hons) in Law with French Law and a
Diplôme d'Etudes Juridiques Françaises from the University of Strasbourg III.

After reading for the Bar, she worked at the Court of Criminal Appeal before moving into freelance legal translation and taking a Diploma in Translation from the Institute of Linguists.

Over the course of her career, Rachael has worked closely with the the European Commission and various other EU-related legal organisations, as well as the Red Cross and UNESCO in South America, amongst others.
 
Olivier Dubos

She is also a sociolinguist, earning an MA in Bilingualism from Birkbeck College, University of London for original research in the United Kingdom into language choice and code-switching in religious settings.

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