Wagner, Wenceslas J.

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WAGNER, Wenceslas J.

WAGNER, Wenceslas J. American (born Poland), b. 1917. Genres: Air/ Space topics, Law, Politics/Government, History, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Fordham University, Bronx, NY, Visiting Professor of Literature, 1948-49; Northwestern University, School of Law, Chicago, Teaching Fellow in Comparative Law, 1950-53; University of Notre Dame, Indiana, Instructor, 1953-54, Assistant Professor, 1954-57, Associate Professor, 1957-61, Professor of Law, 1961-62; Indiana University, Bloomington, Professor of Law, 1962-71; University of Detroit, Professor of Law, 1971-89; Polish Universities (Cracow, Lublin, Torun, Katowice), 1989-94; European School of Law, Warsaw, Chairman of the Council. Publications: Les libertes de l'air, 1948; The Federal States and Their Judiciary, 1959; International Air Transportation as Affected by State Sovereignty, 1970; (ed. and contrib.) Polish Law throughout the Ages; 1970; The Polish Law of Obligations, 1974. EDITOR WITH J.N. HAZARD: Legal Thought in the U.S. under Contemporary Pressures, 1970; The Law of the U.S. in Social and Technological Change, 1974; The Law in the US in the Bicentennial Era, 1978; Law in the US for the 1980's, 1982; Law in the US Faces Social and Scientific Change, 1986; US Law in an Era of Democratization, 1990. Author of publications in English, French, Polish, German, and Portuguese, and 2 books in Polish, 1994 and 1997. Address: 3365 Sandleheath, The Meadows, Sarasota, FL 34235-0916, U.S.A.