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Title: The World's Legal Systems
Authors: Bowal, Peter
Kirsch, Andy
Keywords: JUSTICE administration;CIVIL law systems
Issue Date: Nov-2010
Publisher: Legal Resource Centre of Alberta Ltd. (LRC)
Citation: Bowal, P. & Kirsch, A. (2010). The World's Legal Systems. Lawnow, 35(2), 23-27.
Abstract: The article presents report on the world's legal systems and describes the categories, characteristics, and variations of legal systems. It discusses how legislation was created and cites its application to the geographical territory of the legislature enacting on it. It looks at the introduction of various legal systems including the Civil Law system, which is the largest legal system, and the Common Law system. It further explores how Islamic Law and Chinese legal system originated.
Description: Article deposited after permission was granted by LRC, June 11, 2013.
ISSN: 0841-2626
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