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Call No. Comp 300 P182 2001
Author Palmer, Vernon V.
Title Mixed jurisdictions worldwide : the third legal family / Vernon Valentine Palmer.
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 Preface 
 Contributors 
 Abbreviations 
Pt. IIntroduction and Comparative Overview1
 1A descriptive and comparative overview17
  IUpon an invisible foundation: the claims of culture of the civil-law sphere17
  IIThe cultural voices of judge and jurist: purists, pragmatists and pollutionists31
  IIIThe system builders and their edifice35
  IVThe linguistic factor: the demands of dualism41
  VThe place of precedent in legal reasoning and in the scheme of legal sources44
  VIThe penetration of common law - pattern and process53
  VII"Original law" - the process of creating autonomous law59
  VIIIThe broad assimilation of Anglo-American procedure and evidence62
  IXCommercial law: the role of the dominant economy66
Pt. IIThe Comparative Evidence81
 2The Republic of South Africa83
 3Scotland201
 4Louisiana257
 5Quebec329
 6Puerto Rico364
 7The Philippines425
 8Israel448
 Conclusions469
App. AThe mixed jurisdictions questionnaire and instructions471
App. BOther mixed jurisdictions of the world479
 Index485
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Description xvi, 496 p. ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Civil law systems.
Common law.
Legal polycentricity.
Variant Title Third legal family
ISBN 052178154X
OCLC No. or Control No. 50381073