Legal traditions of the world sustainable diversity in law by H. Patrick Glenn

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Subjects:

  • Comparative law,
  • Customary law,
  • Legal polycentricity

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Includes bibliographical references and index

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StatementH. Patrick Glenn
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LC ClassificationsK559 .G545 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 371 p. ;
Number of Pages371
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Open LibraryOL16990684M
ISBN 100198765754
LC Control Number00042767

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In the “traditional” sense of the word Glenn’s is a “classic” book about law which could be read with profit and indeed for pleasure. WORLD’S LEGAL SYSTEMS Summary from the slides and the book.

Lectures 3 - 12 Made by: Lotte Driessen. Summary - The World’s Legal Systems. SUMMARY FROM THE SLIDES AND THE BOOK. LECTURE 3: TRADITIONS EXPLORED.

Starting this lecture the question is. In response to the internationalization of legal practice and theory, law schools around the world have expanded their comparative law programs. Within the legal subjects that form the core of the curriculum there is a greater interest in comparative legal analysis, as well as greater attention to how global developments and international Author: George Mousourakis.

These legal traditions are shared by a certain group or whole systems and make it possible to identify different legal families. In other words, from understanding the legal tradition in which each legal system is affiliated it is possible to speak of different legal families.

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Legal History and Traditions. Teaching Material. Prepared by: Muradu Abdo. Prepared under the Sponsorship of the Justice and Legal System Research Institute.

This map shows Legal Systems around the World. Civil law systems have drawn their inspiration largely from the Roman law heritage and which, by giving precedence to written law, have resolutely opted for a systematic codification of their general law.

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