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

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James R. Maxeiner

University of Baltimore - School of Law

Date Written: March 15, 2008

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Maxeiner, James R., Litigation in the U.S. and in the Civil Law System: What Can We Learn from Each Other? (March 15, 2008). American Foreign Law Association Newsletter, Spring 1995, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1249802

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