Individual Experience in Legal Change: Exploring a Neglected Factor in Nineteenth-Century Latin American Codification
Matthew C. Mirow
Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law
Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas, Vol. 11, 2005
Argues that the personal experiences of Andres Bello and Dalmacio Velez Sarsfield shaped their works in drafting the succession and marriage provisions of the Chilean Civil Code of 1855 and the Argentine Civil Code of 1871.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 23
Keywords: civil code, succession, inheritance, family law, marriage, Bello, Velez Sarsfield, Chile, Argentina, Latin America, code napoleonAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: January 12, 2007 ; Last revised: March 18, 2010
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