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French Law: A Comparative Approach

Eva Steiner


This second edition provides an authoritative, thorough, and updated account of the French Legal System and its internal workings. It explains both the institutions and substantive law along with the methodology that underpins the system. As well as being a key to understanding the civil law way of thinking, the book focuses on the various processes that go into making and enforcing law in France. Landmark legal cases that have shaped modern French law are discussed within the particular area of law under scrutiny. Illuminating and insightful comparisons to other legal jurisdictions, especiall ... More

Keywords: French Legal System, substantive law, civil law, legal jurisdictions, institutions, cases, French law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198790884
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198790884.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eva Steiner, author
Senior Lecturer in French law, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London