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Translating Part of France’s Legal Heritage: Aubry and Rau on the Patrimoine

Nicholas Kasirer

in Trusts and Patrimonies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748697748
eISBN:
9781474412308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697748.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers one of the great texts of nineteenth-century French legal literature: an English translation of Cours de droit civil français, a scholarly description of patrimony in French ... More


Why Protect Possession?

Descheemaeker Eric

in The Consequences of Possession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748693641
eISBN:
9781474400930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693641.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Using a comparative analysis – mainly looking at French law with some incursions into English law – this chapter examines the effects of possession through the example of possessory protection in ... More


Law and Society

A Watson

in Beyond Dogmatics: Law and Society in the Roman World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627936
eISBN:
9780748651474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627936.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter aims to come to grips with the issue of law and society. The fundamental argument is that those who write in the context of Roman law in action as distinct from law in books do not pay ... More


The Evolution of Possessory Actions in France and Italy

Descheemaeker Eric

in The Consequences of Possession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748693641
eISBN:
9781474400930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693641.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The system of possessory actions in France, Germany and Italy is the product of a stratification of legal institutes having different origins. The three main ingredients were: (i) the Roman ... More


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