Comparative legal traditions in a nutshell

Front Cover
West Pub. Co., 1982 - Law - 402 pages
0 Reviews

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Preface ill Introductory Matters Sec 1 Scope
1
Purpose
3
Major Legal Systems and Traditions
4
Copyright

71 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1982)

Mary Ann Glendon was born on October 7, 1938, in Pittsfield, Mass. and graduated from the University of Chicago with both J.D. and Master of Comparative Law degrees. She has worked as a criminal defender, a civil rights attorney, and is the Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard University. Glendon writes frequently on scholarly matters of the law. In Rights Talk: The Impoverishment of Political Discourse, she presents examples of the talk behind laws and rights of citizens, and the actual actions. Hot topics such as flag burning, Indian lands, homosexual acts, and social welfare are covered in-depth in this book, and the difference of opinions versus deeds concerning these topics are discussed as representing a distortion of our true culture and values.

Bibliographic information