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The Resource Comparative law : law, reality and society, by Alan Watson

Comparative law : law, reality and society, by Alan Watson

Label
Comparative law : law, reality and society
Title
Comparative law
Title remainder
law, reality and society
Statement of responsibility
by Alan Watson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1933-2018
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Watson, Alan
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comparative law
  • Civil law
  • Common law
  • Roman law
Label
Comparative law : law, reality and society, by Alan Watson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Law in books, law and reality: a comparative law perspective -- Law out of context -- Moses and the Ten Commandments -- Two gospel vignettes: Jesus and the Samaritan woman; Jesus and the adulteress -- Private law, religion, and international law in early Rome -- Artificiality, reality and Roman contract law -- Justinian's Corpus Iuris Civilis: oddities of legal development; and human civilization -- Justinian's natural law and its Spanish legacy -- The failure of Scottish legal education in the 17th century, and the American Civil War -- Lord Mansfield: judicial integrity or its lack; Somerset's case -- Chancellor Kent's use of foreign law -- Foreign legal thinking -- The culture of judges -- The law of delict and quasi delict in the French code civil -- The justice of the U.S. constitution -- Epilogue: Julius Caesar: descendant of a slave?
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Second enlarged edition.
Extent
x, 306 pages
Isbn
9781600420603
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)286354115
Label
Comparative law : law, reality and society, by Alan Watson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Law in books, law and reality: a comparative law perspective -- Law out of context -- Moses and the Ten Commandments -- Two gospel vignettes: Jesus and the Samaritan woman; Jesus and the adulteress -- Private law, religion, and international law in early Rome -- Artificiality, reality and Roman contract law -- Justinian's Corpus Iuris Civilis: oddities of legal development; and human civilization -- Justinian's natural law and its Spanish legacy -- The failure of Scottish legal education in the 17th century, and the American Civil War -- Lord Mansfield: judicial integrity or its lack; Somerset's case -- Chancellor Kent's use of foreign law -- Foreign legal thinking -- The culture of judges -- The law of delict and quasi delict in the French code civil -- The justice of the U.S. constitution -- Epilogue: Julius Caesar: descendant of a slave?
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Second enlarged edition.
Extent
x, 306 pages
Isbn
9781600420603
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)286354115

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