English, French & German comparative law

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Routledge-Cavendish, 2007 - Law - 667 pages
Brought right up to date, this fully revised new edition includes the incorporation of the European Convention on Human Rights and devolution in the UK, revisions to the Civil Code in Germany and a wide variety of new case law. A truly comparative analysis considering the differing approaches to common areas of law in England, France and Germany, it is ideal for both undergraduates on comparative law courses and students who require a good introduction to French or German law. Introducing the sub-topics in each chapter with the relevant material from the English system, this book provides straightforward comparison, analysis and easy assimilation of other systems. With a wealth of translations of relevant French and German codal material and references to a wide selection of cases it examines: constitutions sources of law system of courts human rights contract and tort. An invaluable tool for those studying comparative law, international law and European law

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Contents

Constitutions l
2
Separation of powers
12
Status of International Treaties and European
20
Legislative competence
27
Legislative procedure
33
Governments
39
Constitutional court
45
European judicial bodies
85
Emergencies 53
332
General principles
343
Limitation of actions 504
352
Specific categories of liability
370
Questions 55
430
Parties
433
Causation
451
Defences
472

Human Rights
112
The judiciary 50
121
Rights of existence and selfdetermination
139
Procedural rights
174
Equality
203
Personality rights
222
Community rights
255
Right to property
302
Rights of personal development
315
Exclusion from State territory
329
Questions
506
Variation of contracts
521
Certainty
537
Eflect on third parties
551
Content of contracts
601
Extent of contractual liability
627
Limitation
648
Remedies 477
665
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