Legal Culture and Legal Transplants

32 Pages Posted: 23 Nov 2012

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Susan Farran

Northumbria University; University of the South Pacific

Date Written: December 14, 2009


This working paper considers the legal system of England and Wales in terms of its impact on other legal systems and its reception of transplants from other legal systems. The paper was written to comply with a template established by the coordinator of a global representation of legal systems for the meeting of the Academy of International and Comparative Law held in Washington oin 2010. As such it provides a very broad overview which provides an introduction to some aspects of the Common Law system of England and Wales.

Keywords: legal system, legal transplants, comparative, England and Wales

JEL Classification: K40, K10

Suggested Citation

Farran, Susan, Legal Culture and Legal Transplants (December 14, 2009). Available at SSRN: or

Susan Farran (Contact Author)

Northumbria University ( email )

City Campus East
208, City Campus East-1
Newcastle upon tyne, NE1 8ST
United Kingdom

University of the South Pacific ( email )

Laucala Campus

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