French legal system

French legal system

French legal system

Law of Europe > France > KJV233

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Catherine Elliott, Eric Jeanpierre, Catherine Vernon
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson/Longman, 2006
  • Type: Book
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Short Description

XXII, 351 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, French legal system is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Pearson/Longman
  • Responsable Person: Catherine Elliott, Catherine Vernon, Eric Jeanpierre.
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 22 editions
  • First edition Date: 2000
  • Last edition Date: 2006
  • Languages: English, French
  • Library of Congress Code: KJV233
  • Dewey Code: 349.44
  • ISBN: 1405811617 9781405811613
  • OCLC: 70107160

Main Contents

Historical development of French law
The institutional framework under the constitution
Written sources of law
Unwritten sources of law
The civil and criminal court system
The administrative courts
Miscellaneous courts
Civil procedure
Criminal procedure
Administrative procedure
The legal profession
Academic and professional legal studies
Practical guidance on studying law.

Summary Note

Provides a topical introduction in English to the French legal system. Offering explanations of the sources of French Law, court structure and characteristics of the legal process, this work features a useful foundation for the study of more specific and substantive areas of French Law.

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