The Loneliness of the Comparative Lawyer and Other Essays in Foreign and Comparative Law

The Loneliness of the Comparative Lawyer and Other Essays in Foreign and Comparative Law

by Merryman
     
 

In these critical essays a leading comparative lawyer:

  • examines the movement for convergence of the Civil Law and the Common Law
  • describes the Italian Style and the French Deviation
  • contrasts Common Law estate with Civil Law ownership
  • explains why the distinction between public law and private law is important to Civil Lawyers but has little
  • Overview

    In these critical essays a leading comparative lawyer:

  • examines the movement for convergence of the Civil Law and the Common Law
  • describes the Italian Style and the French Deviation
  • contrasts Common Law estate with Civil Law ownership
  • explains why the distinction between public law and private law is important to Civil Lawyers but has little interest for Common Lawyers
  • exposes the fatal emptiness at the core of the Law and Development movement
  • proposes a marriage of comparative law and scientific explanation
  • emphasizes the fundamental relation between law and social and cultural change
  • argues that the dominant tradition of comparative law teaching and scholarship is trapped in a cramped and arid 19th century paradigm
  • advocates a culturally broader and historically richer approach to comparative law teaching and scholarship

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9789041112156
    Publisher:
    Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
    Publication date:
    06/01/1999
    Pages:
    554
    Product dimensions:
    6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.19(d)

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