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Mixed legal systems in comparative perspective

property and obligations in Scotland and South Africa

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Property -- Scotland,
    • Obligations (Law) -- Scotland,
    • Property -- South Africa,
    • Obligations (Law) -- South Africa,
    • Civil law,
    • Comparative law

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statement[edited by] Reinhard Zimmermann, Daniel Visser and Kenneth Reid.
      ContributionsZimmermann, Reinhard, 1952 Oct. 10-, Visser, D. P., Reid, Kenneth
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKDC390 .M59 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationlxxxi, 871 p. ;
      Number of Pages871
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3434464M
      ISBN 100199271003
      LC Control Number2005275416
      OCLC/WorldCa59711803

      Definition: The comparative perspective is based on the idea that a society or social system cannot be fully understood without comparing it with other societies or main limitation of this perspective is that societies differ in so many ways and therefore Author: Ashley Crossman.   Foreign and Comparative Law Research Guide. Foreign law is the national (also referred to as domestic or internal) law of any country other than the United States and research methods will vary depending on the country you are researching. This guide provides starting points. Mixed Legal Systems (all types). The concept of legal families maintained the law of other peoples in the western view at a time of legal scientism and legal nationalism, in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It did so by accepting the idea of national legal systems and the possibility of a taxonomic description of them. As communication between the peoples of the world accelerated in the late twentieth century it became Cited by:


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Placed uniquely at the intersection of common law and civil law, mixed legal systems are today Mixed legal systems in comparative perspective book the attention both of scholars of comparative law, and of those concerned with the development of a European private law.

Pre-eminent among the mixed legal systems are those of Scotland and South Africa. In South Africa the Roman-Dutch law, brought to the Cape by the Dutch East India. Mixed Legal Systems in Comparative Perspective: Property and Obligations in Scotland and South Africa [Zimmermann, Reinhard, Visser, Daniel, Reid, Kenneth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Mixed Legal Systems in Comparative Perspective: Property and Obligations in Scotland and South Africa. Pre-eminent among the mixed legal systems are those of Scotland and South Africa. In South Africa the Roman-Dutch law, brought to the Cape by the Dutch East India Company in was, from the early nineteenth century onwards, infused with and Mixed legal systems in comparative perspective book by Book Edition: 1st Edition.

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However, the legal system of each country is shaped by its unique history and so incorporates individual variations. The science that studies law at the level of legal systems is called comparative law. Mixed Legal Systems in Comparative Perspective Property and Obligations in Scotland and South Africa Edited by Reinhard Zimmermann, Daniel Visser, and Kenneth Reid.

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This volume compares the different conceptions of the rule of law that have developed in different legal cultures. It describes the social purposes and practical applications of the rule of law and how it might be improved in the varied circumstances.

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[Reinhard Zimmermann; D P Visser; Kenneth Reid;] -- "This volume sets out to compare the effects of historical development by assessing whether shared experience has led to shared law.

Key topics from the law of property and obligations are examined. Assessment of Mixed Legal Systems. The traditional definition of mixed legal systems is more and more challenged.

The growing awareness of non-western law that does not fit the typical common law – civil law divide, has made comparative law research focus on alternative ways to define mixed legal systems. Mixed Legal Systems in Comparative Perspective 作者: Zimmermann, Mixed legal systems in comparative perspective book (EDT)/ Visser, Daniel P.

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Oxford University Press, pp. This work is a splendid addition to what one hopes is a growing collection of monographs in the major legal research libraries, and other research institutions as well, that deal with comparative law and mixed jurisdictions." Marylin J.

Raisch, Georgetown Law Center, International Journal of Legal Information. From the PublisherAuthor: Reinhard Zimmermann. Book Description: Explores the law on rights of personality in Scotland compared to other jurisdictions.

Taking a comparative perspective, this book explores the trends and issues affecting the law on rights of personality in jurisdictions drawn from the families of common law, civilian law, and mixed legal systems.

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SN - SP - EP - BT - Oxford University PressAuthor: Cornelius Van Der Merwe, K. Reid. of this new perspective for legal theory. The focus in comparative law has changed from a narrow tech-nical emphasis with general classifications of families or styles of law into a more unified historical, cultural, and practical perspective.

A study of comparative law has evolved into a study of legal sys-tems. This course is designed to give the students a general understanding of the specificities and interactions of Legal Systems today.

In an age of globalization, the comparative study of different legal orders and institutions presents a strong practical motivation: it intends to give the legal background and reasoning skills to approach law at a global level. So long as contracts are observed according to their terms there is little call for the law to intervene.

Problems arise when a party fails to perform. This situation is known in both Scottish and South African law as ‘breach of contract’ although the term ‘non-performance’ is preferred by the Principles of European Contract Law.

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Rev. The titles of the first three chapters are interesting: Comparative law as an academic discipline, The perils of comparative law, and The virtues of comparative law.

ZIMMERMANN, R. Mixed legal systems in comparative perspective: property and obligations in Scotland and. pluralist legal systems. There is today an increasing interest in mixed systems in Europe.

For instance, Jan Smits published a monograph ‘The Making of European Private Law: Towards a. Ius Commune Europaeum. as a Mixed Legal System’. Yet here too, though in a larger context, the exercise involves common law-civil law Size: KB.

A distinctive feature is a focus on Scots law and legal culture from an international and comparative perspective. Scots law is among the handful of legal systems which combines the common law with the civil law, and some of the initial volumes in the series explore aspects of such 'mixed' legal : Sjef van Erp.

A Study of Mixed Legal Systems: Endangered, Entrenched, or Blended takes the reader on a fascinating voyage of discovery. It includes case studies of a number of systems from across the globe: Cyprus, Guyana, Jersey, Mauritius, Philippines, Quebec, St Lucia, Scotland, and Seychelles. Each combines its legal legacies in novel ways.

This map shows Legal Systems around the World. Civil law systems have drawn their inspiration largely from the Roman law heritage and which, by giving precedence to written law, have resolutely opted for a systematic codification of their general law. It is the most widespread system of law in the world.

Common law systems is a legal system founded not on laws made by legislatures but on. Advancing legal scholarship in the area of mixed legal systems, as well as comparative law more generally, this book expands the comparative study of the world's legal families to those of jurisdictions containing not only mixtures of common and civil law, but also to those mixing Islamic and/or traditional legal systems with those derived from Author: Melissa Hyland.

this collection of essays on mixed legal systems beyond the arche-typal Western -centric (and often Eurocentric) analysis and the Com-mon law/Civil law divide. This is surely a laudable response to growing calls for comparative legal analysis to be conducted beyond the limits of these spheres and a necessary acknowledgement of theAuthor: Stephen Thomson.

Comparative law in a mixed 85 disciplines, and touching upon all areas of legal science, is comparative law - a vitally important and continually increasing branch of legal knowledge.

I submit that, because of the unusually cosmopolitan nature of our legal system, we are advantageously placed to contribute to this knowledge.

Under the traditional definition of mixed legal systems, only a few countries would qualify. With the more recent discussion of legal traditions in comparative law and the application of legal pluralism, however, the concept of mixed legal systems may become too norms, such as cultures and traditions, are to be considered in the classification process, would not all legal systems be.

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Trust and Treuhand in Historical Perspective. As to the latter, we should take a look at those mixed legal systems that have a civil law system of property law,Cited by: 2. A distinctive feature is a focus on Scots law and legal culture from an international and comparative perspective.

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