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legal educator

Spiros Simitis, German Legal educator. Member German Lawyers Association (board directors 1970-1982), German Council Private International Law, Information Society Forum of the European Union.

Background

Simitis, Spiros was born on October 19, 1934 in Athens, Greece. Son of George and Fanny (Christopoulo) Simitis.

Education

Juris Doctor, University Marburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1956.

Career

Associate professor, U. Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1963; professor, U. Frankfurt, 1969; professor, U. Giessen, Federal Republic Germany, 1964-1969; visiting professor, London School Economics, University of California - Berkeley, 1976; visiting professor, University of Pennsylvania, 1980; visiting professor, U. Strasbourg, France, 1987-1988; visiting professor, Paris, since 1990; visiting professor, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, since 1981. Secretary general International Civil Status Commission, 1966-1980. Chairman Data Protection Experts Committee of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, 1982-1986, Hesse Data Protect commissioner, 1975-1991.

Member research county European University Institute. Chairman social rights committee European Commission, 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to legal publications.

Membership

Member German Lawyers Association (board directors 1970-1982), German Council Private International Law, Information Society Forum of the European Union.

Connections

Married Ilse Grubrich, August 3, 1963.

father:
George Simitis

mother:
Fanny (Christopoulo) Simitis

spouse:
Ilse Grubrich