Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law

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J. M. Smits
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2006 - Law - 821 pages
This is a very important and immense book. . . Single-handedly, Smits has reviewed and checked this immense work to bring it to its final high standard in quality and accuracy and selection of laws. The Criminal Lawyer This is a very important and immense
 

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Contents

1 Accident compensation
1
2 Administrative law
18
3 Agency and representation
33
4 Aims of comparative law
57
5 American law United States
66
6 Arbitration
78
7 Assignment
91
8 Australia
105
37 Legal reasoning
407
38 Legal translation
423
39 Legal transplants
434
40 Lithuania
438
41 Methodology of comparative law
442
42 Mistake
455
43 Mixed jurisdictions
467
44 Nationality law
476

9 Belgium
110
10 Canada
116
11 Civil procedure
120
12 Commercial regulation
135
13 Common law
145
14 Comparative law and economics
161
15 Competition law
172
16 Consideration
180
17 Constitutional law
187
18 Consumer protection
200
19 Coordination of legal systems
208
20 Criminal law and criminal procedure
214
21 The Czech Republic
228
22 Damages in tort
234
23 England and Wales
242
24 European Civil Code
247
25 Family law
259
26 German law
273
27 Greece
289
28 Insolvency law
294
29 Insurance law
312
30 Interpretation of contracts
325
31 Israel
348
32 Italy
352
33 Japanese law
357
34 Legal culture
372
35 Legal families
382
36 Legal history and comparative law
393
45 The Netherlands
493
46 Offer and acceptance inter absentes
497
47 Personal and real security
517
48 Personality rights
530
49 Poland
548
50 Privacy
554
51 Private international law
566
52 Product liability
578
53 Property and real rights
587
54 Public law
603
55 Remedies for breach of contract
610
56 Russian law
630
57 Scots law
642
58 Social security
653
59 South Africa
667
60 Spain
672
61 Statutory interpretation
677
62 Supervening events and force majeure
689
63 Sweden
699
64 Switzerland
702
65 Tax law
709
66 Tort law in general
719
67 Transfer of movable property
730
68 Transnational law
738
69 Trust law
755
70 Unjustified enrichment
767
Index
783
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