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Civil Procedure and Evidence

Michael A. Livingston, Pier Giuseppe Monateri, and Francesco Parisi

Mauro Capelletti, John Henry Meryman, and Joseph M. Perillo (eds)

in The Italian Legal System: An Introduction, Second Edition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804774956
eISBN:
9780804796552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774956.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter provides an overview of civil procedure, including historical background; constitutional norms; investigation and discovery; appeals and judgments; and trends in procedural scholarship. ... More


Civil Procedure

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/9780199232185.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses civil procedure in Japan. Topics covered include the Code of Civil Procedure, jurisdiction; capacity to be a party, standing, and the interest to initiate an action; ... More


The Italian Legal System: An Introduction, Second Edition

Michael A. Livingston, Pier Giuseppe Montaneri, and Francesco Parisi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804774956
eISBN:
9780804796552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774956.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This is the second edition of Cappelletti, Merryman, and Perillo, The Italian Legal System: An Introduction, published by SUP in 1965. The book provides not merely an overview of Italian law but also ... More


Civil Justice in Spain: Present and Future. Access, Cost, and Duration

Ignacio Díes-Picazo Giménez

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter begins with a description of the characteristics of Spanish civil procedure. It then discusses the Spanish hierarchy of the courts, sources of civil procedural law, the basic Spanish ... More


The Portuguese System of Civil Procedure

Maria Manuel Leitãao Marques, Conceição Gomes, and João Pedroso

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter begins with a description of the Portuguese system of civil procedure. It then discusses the problems of civil justice, reforms in the civil jurisdiction, and alternative modes of ... More


The Ethos of the Woolf Reforms in the Transformations of Post-socialist Civil Procedures: Case Study of Poland

Magdalena Tulibacka

in The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199576883
eISBN:
9780191702228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576883.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the transformations in civil procedure rules and litigation practice of post-socialist states of central and eastern Europe, observed mainly through the example of Poland. ... More


Preparing Germany for the Twenty-First Century †: The Reform of the Code of Civil Procedure

Giesela Rühl

in Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The number and diversity of the recently enacted laws have resulted in confusion about the state of German civil procedure today. This chapter gives an overview of the most important changes. It ... More


Justice in Crisis: England and Wales

Paul Michalik

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter describes the existing system of civil procedure in England and Wales, and identifies the changing procedural principles that have underpinned English procedure over the past century. It ... More


Legal Procedure

Simon Whittaker

in Principles of French Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199541393
eISBN:
9780191701221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541393.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This discussion of legal procedure is divided into three parts: civil procedure, administrative procedure, and criminal procedure. The first part discusses the striking features of the French system, ... More


Introduction

Eva Storskrubb

in Civil Procedure and EU Law: A Policy Area Uncovered

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533176
eISBN:
9780191714504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533176.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter provides the backdrop to the subject matter by extrapolating intersections between procedural and European law. In addition, the generic approach to uncovering the policy area of ... More


Civil Procedure in the European Order: An Overview of the Latest Developments

Carla Crifò

in The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199576883
eISBN:
9780191702228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576883.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In the last ten years, there have been two major developments with regards to the rules of court in civil matters. One has been the creation and consolidation of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) upon ... More


Introduction

Déirdre Dwyer

in The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199576883
eISBN:
9780191702228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576883.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), which unified the rules of civil procedure in the High Court and county courts for the first time, took effect in April 1999. Based on the findings of Lord Woolf's ... More


CIVIL PROCEDURE

Neil Andrews

in English Private Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661770
eISBN:
9780191778612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661770.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter first discusses the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR) and the sources of English civil procedure. It then covers the stages in the course of a civil action; commencement of proceedings; ... More


The Influences of the CPR on Civil Procedure and Evidence Reform in the Netherlands

Daan Asser

in The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199576883
eISBN:
9780191702228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576883.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Although the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) have not notably influenced the development of Dutch civil procedural law during the past decade prior to this book's publication, they have played a role in ... More


Mediation in the USA: Alternative Dispute Resolution between Legalism and Self-Determination

Rainer Kulms

in Mediation: Principles and Regulation in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653485
eISBN:
9780191758270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653485.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

In the United States, federal and state laws on mediation consist of a complex body of statutes, codes of civil procedure, local rules of court and common law rules of contract. Current practice ... More


The American Illness and Comparative Civil Procedure

Daniel Jutras

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter compares the civil procedure law in the United States with Canada, a country that closely resembles the United States. It reviews the similarities and differences between the two and ... More


Procedure

Ross Cranston

in How Law Works

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199292073
eISBN:
9780191700699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292073.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter describes the implications of the Lord Woolf reforms for settlements, a less adversarial culture and the cost of litigation. In ... More


Civil Justice Reform: Access, Cost, and Delay. The French Perspective

Loïc Cadiet

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

For many years, French justice, like all other systems, has faced the dramatic consequences of the exploding volume of litigation. The long delays and high costs which this explosion causes are, to a ... More


Civil Procedure

Stephen Zamora, José RamlóN CossíO, Lenone Pereznieto, José Roldá n-Xopa, and David Lopez

in Mexican Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288489
eISBN:
9780191700514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The law of civil procedure in Mexico governs the process by which Mexican courts and related institutions resolve disputes arising out of matters governed by the civil codes. This chapter outlines ... More


Mediation in England and Wales: Regulation and Practice

Jens M. Scherpe and Bevan Marten

in Mediation: Principles and Regulation in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653485
eISBN:
9780191758270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653485.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This chapter examines the law and practice of mediation in England and Wales. Key issues include the promotion of mediation in civil cases through the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), using pre-action ... More


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