Principles of French Law / Edition 2

Principles of French Law / Edition 2

by John Bell, Sophie Boyron, Simon Whittaker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199541388

ISBN-13: 9780199541386

Pub. Date: 06/02/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

"Principles of French Law offers an introduction to French law and the French legal system in terms which a common lawyer can understand. The authors give an explanation of the institutions, rules and techniques that characterize the major branches of French law. The chapters provide the reader with a clear sense of the questions that French lawyers see as important…  See more details below

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"Principles of French Law offers an introduction to French law and the French legal system in terms which a common lawyer can understand. The authors give an explanation of the institutions, rules and techniques that characterize the major branches of French law. The chapters provide the reader with a clear sense of the questions that French lawyers see as important and how they would answer them." The book is designed for students studying French Law at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and as preliminary reading for students about to study in France. It will also serve as an initial point of reference for scholars embarking on a study of French law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199541386
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/02/2008
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Cases

Table of Legislation

Introduction: The Spirit of French Law John Bell Bell, John Simon Whittaker Whittaker, Simon 1

Pt. I The System

1 Sources of Law John Bell Bell, John Sophie Boyron Boyron, Sophie 13

2 Court Institutions John Bell Bell, John 37

3 Judicial Personnel Sophie Boyron Boyron, Sophie 55

Pt. II The Law

A Procedure 83

4 Legal Procedure 85

1 Civil Procedure Simon Whittaker Whittaker, Simon 85

2 Administrative Procedure Sophie Boyron Boyron, Sophie 118

3 Criminal Procedure John Bell Bell, John 127

B Public Law 141

5 Constitutional Law Sophie Boyron Boyron, Sophie 143

6 Administrative Law John Bell Bell, John 168

7 Criminal Law John Bell Bell, John 201

C Private Law 241

8 Family Law Helen Stalford Stalford, Helen 243

9 Property Law John Bell Bell, John Andrew Bell Bell, Andrew Sophie Boyron Boyron, Sophie 269

10 The Law of Obligations Simon Whittaker Whittaker, Simon 294

11 Commercial Law Andrew Bell Bell, Andrew 453

D Beyond the Public Law/Private Law Dichotomy 481

12 Employment Law Mark Freedland Freedland, Mark 483

Pt. III Studying French Law

13 Bibliographical Guide and Legal Methods Sophie Boyron Boyron, Sophie 517

Index 533

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