East African Community Law provides a comprehensive and open-access text book on EAC law. Written by leading experts, including the president of the EACJ, national judges, academics and practitioners, it provides the most complete overview to date of this increasingly important field. Uniquely, the book also provides a systematic comparison with EU law. EU companion chapters provide concise overviews of EU law and its development, offering valuable inspiration for the application and further development of EAC law.
The book has been written for all practitioners, judges, civil servants, academics and students faced with questions of EAC law. It discusses institutional, substantive and jurisdictional issues, including the nature of EAC law, free movement and competition law as well as the reception of EAC law in Partner States.
Emmanuel Ugirashebuja is the current and 4th Judge President of the East African Court of Justice, former Dean of the Law School, University of Rwanda, and former Member of the Superior Council of the Judiciary.
John Eudes Ruhangisa is a Judge at the High Court of Tanzania and the founding Registrar of the East African Court of Justice. Previously he was an Associate Professor at the University Tumaini Makumira, University of Dar Es Salaam and the Institute of Regional Integration and Development (IRID).
Tom Ottervanger is Of Counsel and former partner at the law firm Allen & Overy LLP, Professor of European Law and Competition Law at the Europa Institute, University of Leiden, deputy-Justice at the Court of Appeal at the Hague and director of the Leiden Center for the Comparative Study of EAC Law (LEAC).
Armin Cuyvers is assistant Professor of European Law at the Europa Institute, University of Leiden, and co-director of the Leiden Center for the Comparative Study of EAC Law (LEAC). Previously he was inter alia a visiting professor at Berkeley University and a Visiting Fellow at the EPSC, the think-tank of the President of the European Commission.
All interested in East African Law, European Law, International Law, Comparative Law and Human Rights.