Ignacy Koschembahr-Łyskowski as an Honorary Doctor of Stefan Batory University in Vilnius
Keywords:Ignacy Koschembahr-Łyskowski, an honorary doctorate, Stefan Batory Uni- versity in Vilnius, Roman law.
Ignacy Koschembahr-Łyskowski (1864–1945) was one of the most excellent Polish la- wyers in 19th and 20th centuries. He worked as a professor of Roman law at the Uni- versity of Fribourg in Switzerland (1895–1900) and subsequently at the University of Lviv (1900–1915) and at the University of Warsaw (1915–1935). He is an author of many valuable papers concerning history and institutions of Roman law, written in German, Polish and French, such as: Die Teorie der Exceptionem nach klassischen römischen Recht (Berlin 1893); Die Condictio als Bereicherungsklage im klassischen römischen Recht (vol. 1–2, Weimar 1903–1907); O stanowisku prawa rzymskiego w powszechnej ustawie cywilnej dla ce- sarstwa austryackiego (Lwów 1911); Conventiones contra bonos mores dans le droit romain (Paris 1926). Professor Koschembahr-Łyskowski was also interested in civil law and com- parative law. Since 1919 he was a member of Codiﬁcation Commission of the Republic of Poland, from 1927 to 1939 as its vice-president. He has prepared a draft of Civil Code (Book One. General Provisions) with the justiﬁcations. He kept scientiﬁc contacts with many famous scholars and he was a member of international and domestic scientiﬁc so- cieties. Ignacy Koschembahr-Łyskowski has received for his outstanding achievements in scientiﬁc area an honorary doctorate of Stefan Batory University in Vilnius in 1929. Awards ceremony took place on May 29, 1930.