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Author Falcón y Tella, María José.
Uniform Title Jurisprudencia en los derechos romano, anglosajon y continenta. English
Title Case law in Roman, Anglosaxon and continental law [electronic resource] / by María José Falcón y Tella ; [translated] by Stephen Churnin.
Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Pub., 2011.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Translation into English, from "La Jurisprudencia en los derechos romano, anglosajon y continental" by Stephen Churnin. Madrid-Buenos Aires : Marcial Pons, 2010.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-210) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Roman iurisprudentia as prudentia iuris -- The Anglosaxon precedent -- Continental case law.
ch. 1. Introduction -- ch. 2. Roman iurisprudentia as prudentia iuris. Introduction to Roman law, especially classical caw ; Roman iurisprudentia as science of law, as distinct from its modern conception as Jurisprudenz in German and jurisprudence in Anglosaxon authors ; Priority of iurisprudentia over law in Roman law ; Etymology of the term iurisprudentia as prudentia applied to law in a practical manner : cognitive and scientific differences regarding scientia and sapientia ; Decisive creative role in Roman iurisprudentia--neither via legislator nor judge--of two bodies : jurisconsults and praetor ; Origin of Roman iurisprudentia in the College of Pontiffs, as a "secret" concept, and subsequent conversion into "Lay" and "public" jurisprudence ; Value of iurisprudentia and ius publicae respondendi : original scope and reduction by Augustus ; Grandeur of Roman iurisprudentia, owing to casuistics, inductiveness and intuitiveness : value of science of law today as a theoretical-doctrinal concept ; Value of iurisprudentia in Roman law : the source of law? ; Why iurisprudentia and not iuriscientia? ; Roman prudentia -- ch. 3. The Anglosaxon precedent. The Anglosaxon system of sources ; Distinction between "jurisprudence"--science of law--and "case law"--a judicial phenomenon ; Differences between common law and continental legal systems ; Main differences between Anglosaxon precedent and continental case law ; Current harmonisation of statute law and case law systems -- ch. 4. Continental case law. Concept and main requirements of case law in the Spanish legal system ; The fnctions of cse law ; Is case law, especially that of the Supreme Court, a source of law in the Spanish legal system? ; Changes in case law, especially by the Supreme Court ; Main rules on the sources of law and case law in the Spanish legal system ; Case law in other continental legal systems.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Translated from Spanish.
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Subject Judge-made law.
Law -- Cases.
Comparative law.
Added Author Churnin, Stephen.
Ebooks Corporation
Added Title Case law in Roman, Anglo-Saxon and continental law
Related To Original 9789004204164 9004204164 (DLC) 2011029982
ISBN 9004204172 (electronic bk.)
9789004204171 (electronic bk.)
9789004204164 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004204164 (hardback : alk. paper)
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