Flash Eurobarometer 34 (Lawyers and the Community Law)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Reif, Karlheinz (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel) (Researcher)
  • Jamar, Nicole (EOS, Gallup Europe, Chaumont-Gistoux, Belgien) (Researcher)
  • DIMARSO, Bruessel (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP, Kopenhagen (Data Collector)
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ICAP, Athen (Data Collector)
  • DEMOSCOPIA, Madrid (Data Collector)
  • B.V.A., Viroflay, Frankreich (Data Collector)
  • Irish Marketing Surveys, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • DOXA, Mailand (Data Collector)
  • ILRES, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • NORMA, Lissabon (Data Collector)
  • Taylor Nelson, London (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • In-job training
    • Employment
    • Post-compulsory education
  • Abstract

    Conditions of training and information of lawyers in the areas of communal law. Topics: Year of admission to the bar; name of affiliated professional association of lawyers; number of office employees; specialization and area of activity; university at which respondent was trained. Questions on communal law: daily reference to communal law; most important reasons for or against utilization of communal law; difficulties in appeal to communal law and most important reasons; self-assessment of knowledge of communal law; opportunities used for further education in communal law. Training in the area of communal law: length, type, point in time and evaluation of basic training in communal law during college; judgement on the current study offerings as appropriate training component for jurists; personal participation in measures for further education on communal law; most important reasons for or against participation in further education; most important points of criticism; current interest in further education events in communal law; temporal and content preferences for such further education events; judgement on the activities of the professional association of lawyers in view of further education offerings in communal law; preferred institution for further education. Information about communal law: preferred information media about communal law; satisfaction with written or computer-aided sources of information about communal law; improvement recommendations; problems in obtaining information; preferred media to make it easier to access information about communal law; assumed information need of lawyers of the country; specifying personal information need; judgement on understandability, degree of specialization, currency and accessibility of the information used by the respondent about communal law; problem areas in obtaining information. General assessments: general assumption about knowledge of lawyers of the country in the area of communal law; designation of those primarily responsible for the training and information of lawyers; desire for greater naturalness of appeal to communal law; initiatives that could promote the acquisition of this ´communal reflex´.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1994-11 / 1995-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
    Germany (West)
  • France (FR)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Spain (ES)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
Sampled Universe
Practicing lawyers in the respective countries
Sampling Procedure Comment: Representative selection
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 635
    Number of Variables: 201
In every country at least 45 interviews were conducted.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2571 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22