Litigation in the U.S. and in the Civil Law System: What Can We Learn from Each Other?
American Foreign Law Association Newsletter, Spring 1995
5 Pages Posted: 24 Aug 2008 Last revised: 29 Aug 2008
Date Written: March 15, 2008
Discusses the lack of American interest in learning about foreign civil procedure. Considers points where America might benefit from foreign experiences. Suggests significant differences in procedure can be attributed to emphasis on day-in-court thinking over reasoned decision thinking.
Keywords: day-in-court, civil procedure, foreign law, subsumption, syllogistic, legal methods, judgment style, Relationstechnik
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