Principles of French law

Principles of French law

Principles of French law

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Sophie Boyron, John Bell, Simon Whittaker, Simon Whittaker
  • Biografical Information: John Bell is Professor of Public and Comparative Law at the University of Leeds. His publications include French Constitutional Law (1992), Cross on Statutory Interpretation 3rd edn (with Sir G. Engle, 1995), and French Administrative Law 5th edn (with Neville Brown, 1998).
    Sophie Boyron is Lecturer in Law at the University of Birmingham.
    Simon Whittaker is Fellow and Tutor in Law, St John's College, Oxford.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
  • Publication Type (Medium): Einführung
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
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Short Description

Lix, 517 pages ; 25 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

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

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: John Bell, Sophie Boyron, Simon Whittaker ; with contributing authors Andrew Bell, Mark Freedland, and Sylvia Hargreaves.
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 28 editions
  • First edition Date: 1998
  • Last edition Date: 2009
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KJV233
  • Dewey Code: 349.44
  • ISBN: 0198763948 9780198763949 0198763956 9780198763956
  • OCLC: 38258056

Publisher Description:

This book offers an account of the major features of French law and the French legal system for students and lawyers with a background or emphasis in common law. What sorts of questions would French lawyers consider important? And how would they reply to them? This comprehensive introduction has the answers to such queries
it fully explains French legal institutions, concepts, and techniques. Considerable use is made of the relevant French jurisprudential literature, and several examples from French case-law are included.

Main Contents

Sources of law
Court institutions
People administering justice
Legal procedure
Constitutional law
Administrative law
Criminal law
Family law
Property law
The law of obligations
Commercial law
Employment law.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Spirit of French Law, John Bell and Sophie Boyron
Part I: The System
1. Sources of Law, John Bell and Sophie Boyron
2. Court Institutions, John Bell
3. People Administering Justice, Sophie Boyron
Part II: The Law
4. Legal Procedure, Simon Whittaker
5. Constitutional Law, Sophie Boyron
6. Administrative Law, John Bell
7. Criminal Law, John Bell
8. Family Law, Sylvia Hargreaves
9. The Law of Property, Andrew Bell, John Bell, and Sophie Boyron
10. The Law of Obligations, Simon Whittaker
11. Commercial Law, Andrew Bell
12. Employment Law, Mark Freedland
Part III: Studying French Law
13. Bibliographical Guide and Legal Methods, Sophie Boyron
Appendix: Bibliographical Sources and Legal Methods.

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