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Origins of the European Legal Order Maurizio Lupoi

Origins of the European Legal Order

Maurizio Lupoi

Published May 28th 2013
ISBN : 9780521621076
Hardcover
656 pages
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This is the first translation into English of Alle Radici del Mondo Giuridico Europeo published in Italy in 1994, and named The Law Book of the Year in 1995. The book is a comprehensive reappraisal of thinking on the common structural features ofMoreThis is the first translation into English of Alle Radici del Mondo Giuridico Europeo published in Italy in 1994, and named The Law Book of the Year in 1995. The book is a comprehensive reappraisal of thinking on the common structural features of the various European jurisdictions. Professor Lupoi argues the case for the existence of an earlier system of common law as far back as between the sixth and eleventh centuries. Based on various Germanic customs, this law was codified in Latin and survives in modified form in modern English common law.