German Legal System and Laws by Nigel FosterGerman Legal System and Laws by Nigel Foster

German Legal System and Laws

byNigel Foster, Satish Sule

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German Legal System and Laws provides a comprehensive introduction to the German legal system and the core areas of substantive law. Constitutional law is the foundation of German law and this area has been given fuller consideration in this fourth edition. The constitutional organs of state,basic rights and administrative law are all thoroughly explained. The text has been fully amended and updated with regard to a wealth of legislation and case law which has radically altered the course of German law with considerable attention being given to the development of private law. Alsoincluded are expanded and updated extracts from the Grundgesetz and fully revised glossaries of German legal terms.

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Nigel Foster is Jean Monnet Professor of European Law and Deputy Vice Chancellor at the University of Buckingham. He is also visiting Professor of European Law at the Europa Institut, Universitat des Saarlandes, Saarbrucken, Germany. His OUP publications include Foster on EU Law; EU Law Directions, EU Treaties and Legislation - the be...

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Title:German Legal System and LawsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:600 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0 inPublished:May 15, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199233438

ISBN - 13:9780199233434

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Part I: Introduction to the German Legal System1. German legal history and legal development2. Sources of German law3. Legal institutions4. Legal education and legal personnel5. The operation of justicePart II: Substantive German Law6. Public law I: constitutional law, principles and institutions7. Public law II: basic rights and the federal constitutional court8. Public law III: general administrative law9. Public law IV: criminal law10. Private law I: the German civil code11. Private law II: business and labour lawAppendix: extracts from the German Constitution