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Julius Weitzdörfer


Julius' expertise lies in the law and governance of extreme risk, especially with regard to unprecedented incidents, crises, and disasters. Working in three languages and across four jurisdictions, he adopts comparative, policy-focussed, socio-legal, and economic approaches. His comparative focus lies on dynamic fields of law and policy in Japan.

Faculties and Departments

Faculty of Law:

Research Interests

governance of risk and innovation 

technology policy 

crisis management 

energy and environment 

consumer protection 

corporate responsibility and liability