French Law: A Comparative Approach

Paperback | April 1, 2010

byEva Steiner

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French Law: A Comparative Approach provides a detailed entry point to the legal system of France. It introduces both the institutions and methodology that underpin the essence of the system as well as key substantive areas of law including property rights, the law of contract, and the law oftort. Steiner employs a comparative approach throughout which illuminates the unique aspects of French law and really helps the reader to understand the subtleties, similarities, and distinctions of French law when looked at alongside other jurisdictions.Online Resource CentreThe book is accompanied by an online resource centre providing additional learning resources including: advice on where to find examples of French case law; a profile of the role of French judges; and legal exercises designed to consolidate understanding.

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French Law: A Comparative Approach provides a detailed entry point to the legal system of France. It introduces both the institutions and methodology that underpin the essence of the system as well as key substantive areas of law including property rights, the law of contract, and the law oftort. Steiner employs a comparative approach...

Eva Steiner is a Senior Lecturer and the Director of the LLB in English and French Law at King's College London. A graduate from the University of Paris, she holds a Doctorate in Private Law and Criminal Sciences (with distinction-Paris). Before moving to England in 1987 she was a full-time lecturer in civil and criminal law at the Un...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:302 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.68 inPublished:April 1, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction: The French legal traditionPart I: The law making process1. Legislation2. Codification3. Statutory interpretations4. Case law5. Law reformPart II: The method of deciding cases6. Judges7. Judicial reasoning8. Judicial style9. Case notesPart III:10. Method of teaching11. Legal exercisesPart IV: Public Law12. Administrative law13. Constitutional lawPart V: Procedure14. Civil procedure15. Criminal procedurePart VI: The law of obligation16. The law of contract17. The law of tort18. The law of property