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Japanese Law

Hiroshi Oda

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.001.1
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This text contains the latest edition of this book. It covers the basis of the Japanese legal system, the civil code, business related laws, and other laws including criminal law and procedure, and ... More


A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

J.W.F. Allison

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The development of an autonomous English public law has been accompanied by persistent problems — a lack of systematic principles, dissatisfaction with judicial review procedure, and uncertainty ... More


Internal Pressures on the Inside (I): The Redoubtable Trio

Mitchel De S.-O.-L'E. Lasser

in Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter lays the groundwork for making sense of the charged debates currently swirling in French legal circles. It begins with the heated discussions over prospective overruling. This ... More


Making the gift

Hyland Richard

in Gifts: A Study in Comparative Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343366
eISBN:
9780199867776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343366.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

> From the point of view of the private law, there is little conceptual unity to the practice of gift giving other than the sense of concern it may provoke. As a result, two thousand years of ... More


The Making of an International Rule of Law in Europe

KAREN J. ALTER

in Establishing the Supremacy of European Law: The Making of an International Rule of Law in Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260997
eISBN:
9780191717505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260997.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the transformation of the European legal system. It then describes the purpose of the book — which is to explain why national governments accepted an ... More


The Transformation of the European Legal System and the Rule of Law in Europe

KAREN J. ALTER

in Establishing the Supremacy of European Law: The Making of an International Rule of Law in Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260997
eISBN:
9780191717505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260997.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This chapter explains how the transformation of the preliminary ruling system contributed to the emergence of a rule of law in Europe where violations of the law are brought to court, legal decisions ... More


Entrenched Structures and Meanings

Mitchel De S.-O.-L'E. Lasser

in Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter presents the core conceptual and institutional attributes that traditionally characterized the French judicial order. This portrait of the French legal system stresses three interrelated ... More


External Pressures on the Inside (I): The New Individual Rights Regime

Mitchel De S.-O.-L'E. Lasser

in Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter bridges the divide between the comparative law and European law disciplines in order to develop a more integrated understanding of what the interaction with the two Europes has meant to ... More


Lecture Three—A Change in Perspective: European Private Law and its Historical Foundations

REINHARD ZIMMERMANN

in Roman Law, Contemporary Law, European Law: The Civilian Tradition Today

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299134
eISBN:
9780191708046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299134.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This lecture presents a number of examples that highlight the intellectual link between legal history and comparative law. In addition, nearly all these examples emphasise connections existing ... More


Introduction

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the study of comparative law, tracing the development of European and American law specialists' interest in Japanese law. It then discusses ... More


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