A Tribute to Anders Bruzelius
I recall with affection and appreciation my long affiliation with Anders Bruzelius as working colleague and friend. We were engaged in 1961 by the Columbia University School of Law Project on International Procedure to coauthor a book titled Civil Procedure in Sweden. Other books in the series described the French and Italian procedural systems. Each of the three volumes teamed a jurist from the system studied with a jurist from the United States. The aim was to produce a work comprehensible to English-speaking readers trained in the common law system.
    Sweden was chosen by the Project’s Director, Columbia Law School Professor Hans Smit, because Sweden’s reshaped Code of Procedure (Rättegångsbalk), adopted in 1942 and effective since 1948, incorporated into a typically civilian system some elements of Anglo-American practice, most notably, a concentrated trial episode and witness examination initially conducted by counsel. Working both in Sweden and in the United States, Anders and I studied, observed, and wrote of similarities and differences in the two nations’ endeavors to do justice. After completing the book, we worked together on a translation of the Rättegångsbalk, first published in 1968 , and revised by Anders in 1979. Later, Anders prepared and published a Concise English-Swedish Glossary of Legal Terms. In the process of working with Anders, I gained not only a beginner’s understanding of Sweden’s ways of handling legal disputes. Through comparative reflection, I came to understand more completely the United States system in which I was schooled. I became a better teacher of procedure as a result of our joint venture, and a better judge too, I believe. Anders shared and heightened my conviction that comparative sideglances could enrich one’s understanding of the law. He was a true gentleman, who honored and adhered to Sweden’s traditions, yet was forward looking in his interests and views. In 1969, Anders and I received honorary degrees from the University of Lund for our joint work on Civil Procedure in Sweden. It was a treasured moment for both of us. The ring I was given by the promoter at the ceremony is the only ring I have worn daily from that day to today. It is a constant reminder of my Swedish connection, and of my wise and kind friend. Anders Bruzelius loved Sweden and was devoted to his work and his family. He was a good citizen of Sweden and of the world, and a caring jurist. His long and productive life is cause for celebration.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg


SvJT 2006 Notiser 883 Personalnotiser




Svea hovrätt har förordnat hovrättsfiskalen Liselott Herschend till hovrättsassessor (2006-08-22), hovrättsfiskalen Patrik Skogh till hovrättsassessor (2006-08-30), hovrättsfiskalen Adrian Engman till hovrättsassessor (2006-09-06), hovrättsfiskalen Ulrika Björne till hovrättsassessor (2006-09-12). Hovrätten för Västra Sverige har förordnat hovrättsfiskalen Anna Gränsmarker till hovrättsassessor (2006-1026). Hovrätten för Övre Norrland har förordnat hovrättsfiskalen Helén Leijon till hovrättsassessor (2006-10-01).


Regeringen har utnämnt t.f. rådmannen Thomas Wibergh och verksjuristen Niklas Rundberg att vara rådmän i Västmanlands tingsrätt (2006-09-28), rådmannen Gerd Möllers att vara rådman i Varbergs tingsrätt (200609-28). Regeringen har anställt Daniel Haraldsson på en tidsbegränsad anställning som rådman i Växjö tingsrätt (2006-09-28).


Regeringen har utnämnt enhetschefen Thomas Norling, chefsjuristen Anna Maria Åslundh
Nilsson, regeringsrättssekreteraren Hans Larsson, rättssakkunniga Karin Benson och hovrättsrådet Rolf Forsberg att vara rådmän i Länsrätten i Stockholms län (2006-09-28), kammarrättsassessorn Ola Holmén att vara rådman vid Länsrätten i Kalmar län (2006-09-28). Regeringen har anställt t.f. rådmannen Gunilla Berendt på en tidsbegränsad anställning som rådman vid Länsrätten i Gävleborgs län (2006-09-28).


Sveriges Advokatsamfund
Till nya ledamöter har antagits Carl Dahlborg, Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB, Stockholm, Niclas Elison, Advokatfirman Paulsson Rydberg Rohdin HB, Kungsbacka, Fredrik Gustafsson, Advokatfirman Vinge KB, Stockholm, Zackarias Hallenkrantz, Juristfirma Hallenkrantz, Växjö, Anna-Maria Hammarlund, Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyrå KB, Stockholm, Anna Holm, Advokatfirman Lindberg & Saxon HB, Stockholm, Mikael Klang, Advokatfirman Hammarskiöld & Co AB, Stockholm, Rolf Klintfors, Advokatfirman Quorum, Stockholm, Per Lidman, Setterwalls Advokatbyrå i Malmö AB, Malmö, Natasha Benalal Lindstedt, Linklaters Advokatbyrå AB, Stockholm, Cecilia Lundh, Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB, Stockholm, J Urban Rogers, Advokatfirman Hans Mjöberg AB, Göteborg, Niklas Sigesgård, Amber Advokater i Hässleholm Handelsbolag, Hässleholm, Hanna
Sjöberg, Måres Advokatbyrå AB, Göteborg, Fredrik Svensson, Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB, Malmö, Per Söderkvist, Advokatbyrån Eriksson & Bengtsson AB, Borås (2006-10-05).


884 Notiser SvJT 2006 I detta häfte (s. 781–884) har medverkat bl.a.


Thomas Kalbro, biträdande professor, KTH
Eije Sjödin, Specialist Lantmäteriverket
Richard Hager, jur. dr Stockholms universitet
Bertil Bengtsson, professor, f.d. justitieråd
Magnus Ulväng, docent Uppsala universitet
Bertil Wennergren, f.d. regeringsråd
Lennart Pålsson, professor emeritus Lunds universitet
Lars Haglind, kanslichef civilutskottet
Michael Hellner, docent Uppsala universitet
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States