roman law and the origins of the civil law tradition

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Roman Law And The Origins Of The Civil Law Tradition

Author : George Mousourakis
ISBN : 9783319122687
Genre : Law
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This unique publication offers a complete history of Roman law, from its early beginnings through to its resurgence in Europe where it was widely applied until the eighteenth century. 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 last three chapters of the book offer an overview of the history of Roman law from the early Middle Ages to modern times and illustrate the way in which Roman law furnished the basis of contemporary civil law systems. In this part, special attention is given to the factors that warranted the revival and subsequent reception of Roman law as the ‘common law’ of Continental Europe. Combining the perspectives of legal history with those of social and political history, the book can be profitably read by students and scholars, as well as by general readers with an interest in ancient and early European legal history. The civil law tradition is the oldest legal tradition in the world today, embracing many legal systems currently in force in Continental Europe, Latin America and other parts of the world. Despite the considerable differences in the substantive laws of civil law countries, a fundamental unity exists between them. The most obvious element of unity is the fact that the civil law systems are all derived from the same sources and their legal institutions are classified in accordance with a commonly accepted scheme existing prior to their own development, which they adopted and adapted at some stage in their history. Roman law is both in point of time and range of influence the first catalyst in the evolution of the civil law tradition.

Das Corpus Iuris Civilis

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Humanistische Jurisprudenz

Author : Hans Erich Troje
ISBN : 3805102054
Genre : Humanism
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Die Eigentums Bertragung Beim Kauf Beweglicher Sachen Nach Dem Dcfr

Author : Dennis Walczak
ISBN : 3161552598
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Der Draft Common Frame of Reference (DCFR) ist der Versuch, ein Modell eines modernen gemeineuropaischen Privatrechts zu schaffen. Die 2009 erschienene Endfassung, die DCFR Outline Edition, enthalt auch umfassende Regelungen zum Erwerb und Verlust von Eigentum an beweglichen Sachen. Ebenfalls 2009 erschien die Full Edition des DCFR, die eine Kommentierung sowie rechtsvergleichende Anmerkungen enthalt. Wesentliches Leitmotiv des Gesamtprojekts ist die Starkung des europaischen Binnenmarktes durch Erleichterung des grenzuberschreitenden Handels. Die Verfasser fordern die europaische Privatrechtswissenschaft dazu auf, die Ergebnisse mit der eigenen Rechtsordnung zu vergleichen, sie im Hinblick auf anerkannte Rechtsprinzipien zu untersuchen, umfassend zu beurteilen und moglicherweise sogar Schlusse fur die eigene Rechtsordnung zu ziehen. Dennis Walczak tut genau dies hinsichtlich der Eigentumsubertragung beim Kauf beweglicher Sachen in Europa.

Roman Law In European History

Author : Peter Stein
ISBN : 0521643791
Genre : History
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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. Peter Stein's masterly study assesses the impact of Roman law in the ancient world, and its continued unifying influence throughout medieval and modern Europe. Roman Law in European History is unparalleled in lucidity and authority, and should prove of enormous utility for teachers and students (at all levels) of legal history, comparative law and European Studies. Award-winning on its appearance in German translation, this English rendition of a magisterial work of interpretive synthesis is an invaluable contribution to the understanding of perhaps the most important European legal tradition of all.

The Civil Law Tradition

Author : John Henry Merryman
ISBN : 0804755698
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This is a concise history and analysis of the civil law tradition, which is dominant in most of Europe, all of Latin America, and many parts of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. This new edition deals with recent significant events - such as the fall of the Soviet empire and the resulting precipitous decline of the socialist legal tradition - and their significance for the civil law tradition.


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Das R Misch Holl Ndische Recht

Author : Robert Feenstra
ISBN : STANFORD:36105061177551
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Europ Isches Vertragsrecht

Author : Hein Kötz
ISBN : 316153767X
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English summary: This volume deals with the contract law of the European legal systems. What are the essential rules of these systems on the formation and validity of contracts? What rules apply to a party's right to bring a claim for performance, to terminate the contract or to claim damages for breach? While the discussion is based on the national rules, they are taken into account only as local variations on a European theme. To what extent is it therefore possible to speak of a common European law of contract? What contributions do the "Principles of European Contract Law" and the proposal of the "Draft Common Frame of Reference" make? This book is not only aimed at helping to teach young Europeans lawyers, but also strives to assist those engaged in the reform of national contract law or the drafting of uniform European legislation. The first 1996 edition of the volume has now been updated and completed. German description: Unter "Europaischem Vertragsrecht" versteht dieses Buch die Regeln, die den Rechtsordnungen der europaischen Lander gemeinsam sind: Wie kommt ein gultiger Vertrag zustande? Nach welchen Regeln wird beurteilt, ob eine Vertragspartei die Erfullung des Vertrages verlangen, von dem Vertrag Abstand nehmen, ihn widerrufen oder kundigen oder den Kontrahenten auf Schadensersatz in Anspruch nehmen kann? Lassen sich auf dem Gebiet des Vertragsrechts gemeineuropaische Strukturen auffinden? Gibt es allgemein akzeptierte Regeln? Wie sind sie zu formulieren, wenn man die "Prinzipien des Europaischen Vertragsrechts" oder die Vorschlage des "Draft Common Frame of Reference" berucksichtigt? Dabei werden die Losungen der nationalen Rechtsordnungen ausfuhrlich - wenn auch stets nur als nationale Variationen eines europaischen Themas - behandelt. Das Buch kann deshalb bei der rechtsvergleichenden Ausbildung der jungen europaischen Juristen eine Rolle spielen, ferner auch dort, wo e s um die Vorbereitung europaischen Gesetzesrechts oder um die Reform der nationalen Vertragsrechte geht. Das Buch ist in einer ersten unvollstandigen Auflage schon 1996 erschienen. Die Neuauflage bringt den Text auf den neuen Stand und erganzt ihn um die damals noch fehlenden Abschnitte.

The History Of The Roman Or Civil Law

Author : Claude Joseph de Ferrière
ISBN : 9781584776635
Genre : History
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Through the influence of Doctors' Commons and the universities the civilians played an important role in the development of English law, especially in the fields of commercial, estate and admiralty law. Despite its value, study of the civil law had entered a moribund phase by the eighteenth century. Several student handbooks attempted to correct this deficiency, and Beaver's translation of Ferriere's treatise is among the best. Accompanied by Duck's learned essay that connects the civil law to the common law, the work is among the first in English to establish the confluence of these legal traditions. Also included is Beaver's translation of The History of the Origine of the French Laws, Translated from the French by J.B. Esq., Shewing, the Analogy of the Laws of the Antient Gauls and Britons. First published anonymously in 1703, it has been attributed to Ferriere, Gabriel Argou and Claude Fleury. Claude Joseph de Ferriere [ca. 1680-ca. 1750] was a well known French jurisconsult, dean of the Faculty of Law in Paris and the author of legal treatises and an important legal dictionary, Dictionnaire de Droit et de Pratique. CONTENTS Chap. I. Of the Different Forms of Government in Rome Chap. II. Of the Roman Law under the Regal Government Chap. III. Of the Free State of Rome in its Infancy, and the Creation of consuls Chap. IV. Of the Creation of Tribunes of the People Chap. V. Of the Decemviri, and Law of the Twelve Tables Chap. VI. Of the Consequences that attended the Law of the Twelve Tables Chap. VII. Of the Laws Chap. VIII. Of the Plebiscita Chap. IX. Of the Interpretation of the Lawyers Chap. X. Of the Praetor's Edicts Chap. XI. Of the Roman Law under the Emperors Chap. XII. The Succession of the Emperors to Justinian Chap. XIII. Of the Emperor Justinian Chap. XIV. Of the Roman Senate Chap. XV. Of the Senatus-Consulta Chap. XVI. Of the Lawyers Answers Chap. XVII. Of the most Celebrated Roman Lawyers Chap. XVIII. Of the Law-Books before Justinian's Time Chap. XIX. Of Justinian's Code Chap. XX. Of the Digests or Pandects Chap. XXI. Of Justinian's Institutes Chap. XXII. Of the Second Edition of Justinian's Code Chap. XXIII. Of Justinian's latter Constitutions, called Novels Chap. XXIV. Of the Law obscrv'd in the East, after Justinian's Death Chap. XXV. Of the Law obscrv'd in the West, after Justinian's Death Chap. XXVI. Of the Use of the Roman Law in France Chap. XXVII. The Decretal Epistle Super-specula explain'd Chap. XXVIII. The Sixty ninth Article of the Ordonnance of Blois explain'd Chap. XXIX. Of the Excellency of the Roman Law Chap. XXX. Of the most celebrated Interpreters of the Roman Law Chap. XXXI. Of the Dispositions requir'd for the Study of the Roman Law Chap. XXXII. Of the Method to be observ'd in studying the Roman Law Chap. XXXIII. Of the Quotations and Abbreviations"

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