Dr. J.M. (Michael) Milo read law at the University of Groningen. He obtained his PhD at the Maastricht University (1997). He headed the student law clinic (rechtswinkel). He engaged in research on public interest law at the Center for Public Representation, Madison, Wisconsin (1991). He taught law at the University of Maastricht where he obtained his doctorate in 1997. Since 1995 he is senior associate professor at the Molengraaff Institute for Private Law, Utrecht University.