The Italian legal tradition

The Italian legal tradition

The Italian legal tradition

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Thomas Glyn Watkin
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, Dartmouth, ©1997
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Laws of the nations series.
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Short Description

XIV, 281 pages ; 23 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

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

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Ashgate, Dartmouth
  • Responsable Person: Thomas Glyn Watkin.
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Copyright Date: 1997
  • Location: Aldershot, Hants, England
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 10 editions
  • First edition Date: 1997
  • Last edition Date: 1997
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KKH68
  • Dewey Code: 349.45
  • ISBN: 1855217597 9781855217591 1840140623 9781840140620
  • OCLC: 36662853

Main Contents

1. The Italian Legal Tradition
2. The Hallmarks of Civil Law Systems
3. The Sources of Modern Italian Law
4. The Modern Italian State
5. The Legislature and the Legislative Process
6. The Italian Constitution
7. Civil Justice
8. The Italian Legal Profession
9. Criminal Justice
10. Administrative Justice
11. The Family and the Law
12. The Law of Property
13. The Concept of a Law of Obligations
14. Contractual Obligations
15. Delicts or Wrongful Acts
16. Quasi-Contracts.

Summary Note

This volume is designed to provide an introduction to Italian law and the legal system of Italy. It should give readers sufficient information about the influences which have shaped and which continue to shape Italian legal development for them to progress confidently to more detailed literature.

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