Comparative law : law, reality and society / by Alan Watson.
Lake Mary, FL : Vandeplas Pub., 2007.
257 pages ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Law in books, law and reality: a comparative law perspective Moses and the Ten Commandments Two gospel vignettes: Jesus and the Samaritan woman; Jesus and the adulteress Artificiality, reality and Roman contract law Justinian's Corpus Iuris Civilis: oddities of legal development; and human civilization Justinian's natural law and its Spanish legacy The failure of Scottish legal education in the 17th Century, and the American Civil War Lord Mansfield: judicial integrity or its lack; Somerset's case Foreign legal thinking The culture of judges The law of delict and quasi delict Epilogue: Julius Caesar: descendant of a slave?
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.