German Law

Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, edited by Jan Smits, Second Edition (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012), pp. 349-370

21 Pages Posted: 30 Jan 2013  

Helge Dedek

McGill University - Faculty of Law; Institute of Comparative Law

Martin Schermaier

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität - Institute of Roman Law and Comparative Legal History

Date Written: November 30, 2012

Abstract

This chapter, which forms part of the “Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law” (ch. 30), aims at a short introduction into the main features of Germany’s legal system and legal culture.

Keywords: German law, German legal system, German legal history

JEL Classification: K10, K40

Suggested Citation

Dedek, Helge and Schermaier, Martin, German Law (November 30, 2012). Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, edited by Jan Smits, Second Edition (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012), pp. 349-370. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2208668

Helge Dedek (Contact Author)

McGill University - Faculty of Law ( email )

3644 Peel Street
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Canada

Institute of Comparative Law ( email )

3644 Peel Street
Montreal, QC H3A 1W9
Canada

Martin Schermaier

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität - Institute of Roman Law and Comparative Legal History

Regina-Pacis-Weg 3
Postfach 2220
Bonn, D-53012
Germany

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