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Dr David E Zammit

Dr David E Zammit

LL.D.,Ph.D.(Dunelm),F.R.A.I.

Senior Lecturer
Civil Law
Faculty of Laws
Room 116,
Department of Civil Law
Faculty of Laws
University of Malta
Msida
contact+356 2340 2758

Head of Department
Civil Law
Faculty of Laws
Room 116,
Department of Civil Law
Faculty of Laws
University of Malta
Msida
contact+356 2340 2758

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Biography

David E. Zammit graduated with the degree of LL.D. from the University of Malta in 1993 and proceeded to read for the degree of Ph.D. in Legal Anthropology at the University of Durham (UK), graduating in 1998. He then completed a diploma course in tort law at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. He is a full-time Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Laws and Executive Editor of the Mediterranean Journal of Human Rights. He has conducted anthropological field research in Maltese courts and legal offices and contributed various papers to scholarly conferences dealing with the interface between law and culture. His research interests span legal anthropology, tort law and the law of evidence.

Research Interests & Publications

Research Interests

  • Anthropology of Law, Tort Law, Law and Narrative, Administration of Justice, Anthropology of the Mediterranean


Selected Publications

Caruana-Demajo, G., Quintano, L. & Zammit, D.E. 2011, "XVII. Malta" in European Tort Law Yearbook , eds. H. Koziol & B.C. Steininger, European Tort Law 2010 edn, Walter De Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin & New York, pp. 384--402.

Zammit, D.E. 2011, "Maltese Court Delays and the Ethnography of Legal Practice", Journal of Civil Law Studies, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 539-567.

Day, D., Grindsted, A., Piquard, B. & Zammit, D. (eds) 2009, Cities and Crises, HumanitarianNet Publication Series on Migration edn, Deusto University Press, Bilbao, Spain.

Pistone, M., Gallagher, A. & Zammit, D.E. (eds) 2007, "The Subject of Rights Immersed in a 'Sea of Troubles'" Mediterranean Journal of Human Rights., Vol. 11 edn, University of Malta, Malta.

ZAMMIT, D.E. 2007, "MIGRATION IN THE MEDITERRANEAN: EQUALISING STRATEGIES AND SOCIAL HIERARCHIES IN MIGRANT INTEGRATION", Journal of Mediterranean Studies, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 169-184.

Zammit, D.E. 2006, ""Lawyer-Client Relations: What Goes on and Who's in Charge?"", Id-Dritt, Published by the Law Student's Society, University of Malta, vol. XIX, pp. 377--396.

Pappe, I., Treiki, H. & Zammit, D.E. (eds) 2004, Human Rights and the Forgotten Histories of the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict, Special Edition, Mediteranean Journal of Human Rights, vol. 8, no. 2, 2004, Vol. 8 no. 2 edn, University of Malta, Malta.

Zammit, D.E. 2002, "Does the non cumul rule exist in our civil law?", Id-Dritt, Published by the Law Student's Society, University of Malta, vol. XVIII, pp. 49--68.

Zammit, D.E. 1998, Laws and stories : an ethnographic study of Maltese legal representation., Ph.D. edn, University of Durham (U.K.).

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