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European Law In The Past And The Future

Author : R. C. van Caenegem
ISBN : 0521006481
Genre : History
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R. C. van Caenegem considers the historical reasons behind European legal diversity.

European Law In The Past And The Future Unity And Diversity Over Two Millennia

Author : R. C. Van Caenegem
ISBN : 1280419407
Genre : Political Science
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R.C. van Caenegem considers the historical reasons behind European legal diversity, stressing the adoption of the classical law of the Romans, the influence of the rise of the nation states, and the impact of politics on legal development. He concludes with a consideration of the desirability of European legal unification.

European Legal History

Author : Randall Lesaffer
ISBN : 9781107310643
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The rediscovery of Roman law and the emergence of classical canon law around AD 1100 marked the beginnings of the civil law tradition in Europe. Between the twelfth and eighteenth centuries, a highly sophisticated legal science of a truly European dimension was developed. Since then the different European States have developed their own national legal systems, but with the exception of England and Ireland they are all heirs to this tradition of the ius commune. This historical introduction to the civil law tradition, from its original Roman roots to the present day, considers the political and cultural context of Europe's legal history. Political, diplomatic and constitutional developments are discussed, and the impacts of major cultural movements, such as scholasticism, humanism, the Enlightenment and Romanticism, on law and jurisprudence are highlighted. This contextual approach makes for a fascinating story, accessible to any reader regardless of legal or historical background.

The Oxford Handbook Of European Legal History

Author : Heikki Pihlajamäki
ISBN : 9780191088384
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European law, including both civil law and common law, has gone through several major phases of expansion in the world. European legal history thus also is a history of legal transplants and cultural borrowings, which national legal histories as products of nineteenth-century historicism until have recently largely left unconsidered. The Handbook of European Legal History supplies its readers with an overview of the different phases of European legal history in the light of today's state-of-the-art research, by offering cutting-edge views on research questions currently emerging in international discussions. The Handbook takes a broad approach to its subject matter both nationally and systemically. Unlike traditional European legal histories, which tend to concentrate on " of Europe (notably Italy and Germany), the Europe of the Handbook is more versatile and nuanced, taking into consideration the legal developments in Europe's geographical " such as Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. The Handbook covers all major time periods, from the ancient Greek law to the twenty-first century. Contributors include acknowledged leaders in the field as well as rising talents, representing a wide range of legal systems, methodologies, areas of expertise and research agendas.

A Realistic Theory Of Law

Author : Brian Z. Tamanaha
ISBN : 9781107188426
Genre : Law
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The book re-orients jurisprudence and develops an empirically informed theory of law that applies throughout history and across different societies.

The Constitutional Foundations Of European Contract Law

Author : Kathleen Gutman
ISBN : 9780191025488
Genre : Law
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Situated within the context of the ongoing debate about European contract law, this book provides a detailed examination of the European Union's competence in the field of contract law. It analyses the limits of Union competence in relation to several relevant Treaty provisions which potentially confer competence on the Union to adopt a comprehensive contract law instrument and the exercise of Union competence in connection with the operation of the principles of subsidiarity, proportionality and sincere cooperation. It also explores the viability of several alternative and complementary routes to the adoption of such an instrument, including enhanced cooperation, an intergovernmental treaty and certain American techniques. Setting forth an elaborate account of the context for this debate and its chronological development at the European level, this book charts the discussions relating to the European Union's competence to regulate contract law and offers a comparative analysis of the approach taken to the approximation of contract law in the American setting. Setting forth a detailed account of the context for this debate and its chronological development at the European level, the book charts the discussions that have occurred within and outside the EU relating to the transnational competence to regulate contract law. Situating European constitutional law within the continued debate about European contract law, it also reflects upon the contract law structure of the United States and examines the viability of alternative and complementary routes to the adoption of a comprehensive instrument of substantive contract law.

An Introduction To European Legal History

Author : Olivia F. Robinson
ISBN : UCAL:B4461150
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Stanford Journal Of International Law

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