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The civil law system

Arthur Taylor von Mehren

The civil law system

cases and materials for the comparative study of law.

by Arthur Taylor von Mehren

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Published by Little, Brown and Co in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil law systems.,
  • Comparative law.,
  • Public law -- France.,
  • Obligations (Law) -- France.,
  • Obligations (Law) -- Germany.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. xv.

    SeriesLaw school casebook series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii,922 p. ;
    Number of Pages922
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20735668M


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Introduction to Civil Law Lecture Notes. Civil Law is one of the areas of private law in the legal system.

The purpose of these lecture note is to assist you in acquiring the basic way to think about Civil Law, and to serve as an introduction to Civil Law through an overview of the legal institution stated in the corpus of Civil Law as outlined in the lecture schedule. As an initial step, Common Law lawyers who wish to become conversant in Civil Law systems should develop a basic grasp of at least four aspects of the traditional Civil Law system.

These can be broadly defined as follows: 1) Public v. Private Law: A conceptual distinction that shapes the structure of the Civil Law system; 2) Codes andFile Size: KB.

4 A Primer on the Civil-Law System two types of civil judges: the magistrate, or praetor, and the judge for the trial, or judex. This judiciary was nonprofessional.

The praetors and judices seldom had any legal training. The judicial capacity of the praetor, elected for a one-year term, was limited. civil law than the decisions of legislators and legal schol-ars who draft and interpret the codes.

The following sections explore the historical. roots of these differences. THE COMMON LAW AND CIVIL LAW TRADITIONS. Above: Woodcut of a court scene from. Praxis criminis persequendi, Jean Milles de Souvigny, The Robbins Size: 1MB.

What is the Civil Law. Civil law systems, also called continental or Romano-Germanic legal systems, are found on all continents and cover about 60% of the world. They are based on concepts, categories, and rules derived from Roman law, with some influence of canon law, sometimes largely supplemented or modified by local custom or culture.

Civil Law. A body of rules that delineate private rights and remedies, and govern disputes between individuals in such areas as contracts, property, and Family Law; distinct from criminal or public law. Civil law systems, which trace their roots to ancient Rome, are governed by doctrines developed and compiled by legal scholars.