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Mixed Jurisdictions Worldwide: The Third Legal Family 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781107471092
Published: November 2014
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2012)
Price: £33.99
Hardback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780521768573

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This examination of the mixed jurisdiction experience makes use of an innovative cross-comparative methodology to provide a wealth of detail on each of the nine countries studied.

It identifies the deep resemblances and salient traits of this legal family, and the broad analytical overview highlights the family links while providing a detailed individual treatment of each country which reveals their individual personalities.

This updated second edition includes two new countries (Botswana and Malta), and the appendices explore all other mixed jurisdictions and contain a special report on Cameroon.

Comparative Law
Part I. Introduction and Comparative Overview: Introduction to the mixed jurisdictions
1. A descriptive and comparative overview
Interim conclusions

Part II. The Comparative Evidence:
2. The Republic of South Africa
3. Scotland
4. Louisiana
5. Quebec
6. Puerto Rico
7. The Philippines
8. Botswana
9. Malta
10. Israel
Concluding thoughts

Appendix A: the questionnaire and instructions
Appendix B: other mixed jurisdictions of the world
Appendix C: a report on Cameroon.