Roman Law And The Origins Of The Civil Law Tradition

Author: George Mousourakis
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319122681
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Besides a detailed overview of the sources of Roman law, the book also includes sections on private and criminal law and procedure, with special attention given to those aspects of Roman law that have particular importance to today's lawyer ...

The Civil Law Tradition

Author: John Henry Merryman
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804755696
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We have been discussing the civil law tradition as though it were homogeneous.
Now we must face the unhappy fact that it is really not that simple. The civil law
tradition is a composite of several distinct elements or subtraditions, with
separate origins and developments in different periods of history. In this and the
next few chapters these subtraditions will be described under the following
headings: Roman civil law, canon law, commercial law, the revolution, and legal
science. A brief ...

Roman Law In European History

Author: Peter Stein
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521643795
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This is a short and succinct summary of the unique position of Roman law in European culture by one of the world's leading legal historians.

Why Lawsuits Are Good For America

Author: Carl T. Bogus
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814737943
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Although the origins of the civil law tradition are thought to come from ancient
Roman law, the first modern civil law codes were produced in Prussia in 1794, in
France in 1804, and in Germany in 1896—all after the founding of the American
Republic. Alexis de Tocqueville captured something of the difference between
the common law and civil law systems when he wrote: “The English and
American lawyers investigate what has been done; the French advocate inquires
what should ...

Legal Traditions Of The World

Author: H. Patrick Glenn
Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)
ISBN: 019966983X
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We know the history of continental or civil law largely as a history of two periods,
that of roman law and that of modern continental law, beginning with the 're-
discovery' of roman law in the eleventh century AD. Things didn't, however,
happen like this. There wasn't somehow a break, a 'dark' age (as the still
unavoidable western language puts it).2 From whenever roman law began, to the
present, there has 1 For all 'non-Romans' of Europe being people of 'primary
orality' in the 4th and ...

A History Of Private Law In Scotland Introduction And Property

Author: Kenneth G. C. Reid
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780198267782
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No detailed figures can be found in the literature on the institutional writers.2 Yet
some kind of quantitative analysis, however crude, seems part of the groundwork
required in order to measure the impact of Roman law on the institutional writers,
and through them on modern Scots law. Further it is necessary to look not ... 310
sqq.. including pre- 1 970 literature: J. W. Cairns, 'The Civil Law Tradition in
Scottish Legal Thought', in D. L.Carey Miller and R. Zimmermann (eds.). The Civil
Law ...

Southern Cross

Author: Reinhard Zimmermann
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198260875
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This work provides a history of the main institutions of South African private law, as well as exploring the process through which the integration of English common law and continental civil law was achieved in that jurisdiction.

The Roman Law Tradition

Author: A. D. E. Lewis
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521441995
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1 The Roman law tradition David Ibbetson and Andrew Lewis Roman law was
first the local law of a small central Italian city-state.' As the political boundaries of
that state expanded, so did its law, until by the early centuries of our era its
influence was widespread over and beyond the Mediterranean basin. Important
evidence revealing the application of Roman law at ... Studies of the history of
Roman law are legion. The most recent comprehensive survey is F. Wieacker,
Riimische ...

Structures Of Civil And Procedural Law In

Author: Tu?rul Ansay
Publisher: BWV Verlag
ISBN: 3830526660
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In this report I will try to describe what Greek law and in particular Greek private
law looks like, following the list of topics prepared by the organizers. I. GREEK
First, Greek law is part of the civil law tradition as the latter originated in
continental Europe with Roman law and its heritage. The general characteristics
of this tradition can be easily identified in the Greek legal system, among them
the general ...