Principles of French Law Author : John Bell Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA Total Pages : 517 Release : 1998 ISBN 10 : 0198763948 ISBN 13 : 9780198763949 Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK Principles of French Law Book Description: Principles of French Law provides an account of the major features of French law for students and lawyers from a common law background. Offering a comprehensive introduction to the French law and legal system in terms which a common lawyer can understand, the authors give an explanation of the French institutions, concepts, and techniques, and provide the reader with a clear sense of the questions which French lawyers see as important and how they would answer them. The treatment ofthe material, both as to the French legal system and the substantive law, focuses where appropriate on the principles and values underlying the law, though the rules themselves are not neglected. Considerable use is made of the relevant French juristic literature and of examples from French case law. The book will be of use to students studying French law, at both undergraduate and graduate level, and as preliminary reading for students about to study law in France. It will be an initialpoint of reference for scholars embarking on a study of aspects of French law.