ISBN : 9780199232376
French Law: A Comparative Approach provides a detailed entry point to the legal system of France. It introduces both the institutions and methodology that underpin the essence of the system as well as key substantive areas of law including property rights, the law of contract, and the law of tort. Steiner employs a comparative approach throughout which illuminates the unique aspects of French law and really helps the reader to understand the subtleties, similarities, and distinctions of French law when looked at alongside other jurisdictions. Online Resource Centre The book is accompanied by an online resource centre providing additional learning resources including: advice on where to find examples of French case law; a profile of the role of French judges; and legal exercises designed to consolidate understanding.
INTRODUCTION: THE FRENCH LEGAL TRADITION
PART I THE LAW MAKING PROCESS
PART II THE METHOD OF DECIDING CASES
PART IV PUBLIC LAW
PART V PROCEDURE
PART VI THE LAW OF OBLIGATION