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Published: 22 April 2010

720 Pages


ISBN: 9780199233434

Bookseller Code (AG)

This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

German Legal System and Laws

Fourth Edition

Nigel Foster and Satish Sule

  • Covers institutional, public, and private law to provide a wide-ranging introductory resource for all students of German law and individuals requiring a knowledge of the German legal system
  • Detailed further reading lists offer a guide to the available literature and eases the reader into the subject and terminology of German law
  • Introduces the origins and structure of German law helping the reader to better understand the substantive elements

New to this Edition:

  • Expanded coverage of private law introduces the reader to the most current developments in German law
  • More comparative examples to UK law adds context to the explanation and invites deeper reflection and further discussion
  • Increased detail on legal history sheds light on how and why the German legal system has developed into its present form

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