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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

Abstract:     
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.

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Keywords: civil code, succession, inheritance, family law, marriage, Bello, Velez Sarsfield, Chile, Argentina, Latin America, code napoleon

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Date posted: January 12, 2007 ; Last revised: March 18, 2010

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Mirow, Matthew C., Individual Experience in Legal Change: Exploring a Neglected Factor in Nineteenth-Century Latin American Codification. Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas, Vol. 11, 2005. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=956312

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