The Codex of Justinian

As anyone working on Roman law will know, a reliable translation of the Codex has long been a desideratum. Those currently on the market are either too dated or, in certain cases, somewhat unreliable.
It has long been rumoured that Bruce Frier was in the process of editing the translation by Fred Blume for publication with Cambridge University Press.
This blogger was therefore delighted to see that this project is now nearing completion and is scheduled for publication later this year [link below]. While the price is somewhat hair-raising, it still seems a good investment, especially for research libraries: