Rambling Through Continental Legal Systems
59 Pages Posted: 28 May 2009 Last revised: 18 Jun 2009
Date Written: 1982
Judge Aldisert examines the radical differences between the legal systems of the United States and those of the European Continent, based on research and firsthand travel experiences. This article provides detailed description of the French, German, Polish, Yugoslav and Italian legal systems, judicial structure, procedure, and nature of legal practice in each system, and compares each to the American system.
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Keywords: comparative law, judicial process, European law, French law, German law, Continental law, Italian law, Aldisert
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