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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


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


Epilogue

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/9780199570775.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The key question is whether enough remains of the traditional French republican package to counterbalance the dramatic procedural, doctrinal, institutional, and conceptual changes that have already ... More


French Law: A Comparative Approach

Eva Steiner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198790884
eISBN:
9780191833342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790884.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This second edition provides an authoritative, thorough, and updated account of the French Legal System and its internal workings. It explains both the institutions and substantive law along with the ... More


The Use of Comparative Law before the French Private Law Courts

Guy Canivet

in Courts and Comparative Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198735335
eISBN:
9780191802096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735335.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that the use of comparative law is essential to fulfil the Supreme Court’s role in a modern democracy. It uses the example of the French Cour de cassation, the Supreme Court on ... More


Comparative Legal Methodology of the Conseil d’Etat: Towards an Innovative Judicial Process?

Aurélie Bretonneau, Samuel Dahan, and Duncan Fairgrieve

in Courts and Comparative Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198735335
eISBN:
9780191802096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735335.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines ‘how’ and ‘why’ comparative law developed at the Conseil d’Etat. It shows that the growing use of comparative law does not depend solely on subjective factors such as the ... More


The Use of Comparative Law before the French Cour de Cassation: The View from Academia

Alexis Albarian

in Courts and Comparative Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198735335
eISBN:
9780191802096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735335.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter assesses the different degrees of the use of comparative law in the preparatory works of the Cour de cassation’s rulings. Resort to comparative law is also common in the perfection, ... More


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