Ernst Levy (23 December 1881 – 14 September 1968) was a German American legal scholar and historian of law. He was a Professor of Roman Law at the Goethe University Frankfurt (1919–1928) and the University of Heidelberg (1928–1935). Being Jewish, he was forced to retire in 1935, and decided to emigrate from Nazi Germany to the United States. At the University of Washington, he was a Professor of Law and History from 1937 to 1952.

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  • Ernst Levy (* 23. Dezember 1881 in Berlin; † 14. September 1968 in Davis, Kalifornien) war ein deutscher Jurist und Rechtshistoriker. Wegen seiner jüdischen Herkunft wurde er in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus verfolgt und musste Deutschland verlassen. Als Wissenschaftler hat Ernst Levy vor allem auf dem Gebiet des römischen Rechts und der antiken Rechtsgeschichte gewirkt. (de)
  • Ernst Levy (23 December 1881 – 14 September 1968) was a German American legal scholar and historian of law. He was a Professor of Roman Law at the Goethe University Frankfurt (1919–1928) and the University of Heidelberg (1928–1935). Being Jewish, he was forced to retire in 1935, and decided to emigrate from Nazi Germany to the United States. At the University of Washington, he was a Professor of Law and History from 1937 to 1952. Born in Berlin, Levy studied law at the University of Freiburg and the Humboldt University of Berlin, earning his doctorate under Emil Seckel in 1906. He briefly worked at the Amtsgericht in Oranienburg, and served in World War I, before earning a professorship in Frankfurt. Due to the Nuremberg Laws he had to retire in 1935, and then moved to the United States. (en)
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  • Ernst Levy (* 23. Dezember 1881 in Berlin; † 14. September 1968 in Davis, Kalifornien) war ein deutscher Jurist und Rechtshistoriker. Wegen seiner jüdischen Herkunft wurde er in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus verfolgt und musste Deutschland verlassen. Als Wissenschaftler hat Ernst Levy vor allem auf dem Gebiet des römischen Rechts und der antiken Rechtsgeschichte gewirkt. (de)
  • Ernst Levy (23 December 1881 – 14 September 1968) was a German American legal scholar and historian of law. He was a Professor of Roman Law at the Goethe University Frankfurt (1919–1928) and the University of Heidelberg (1928–1935). Being Jewish, he was forced to retire in 1935, and decided to emigrate from Nazi Germany to the United States. At the University of Washington, he was a Professor of Law and History from 1937 to 1952. (en)
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