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Civil codes / Civil law

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The Right to Education in India The Importance of Enforceability of a Fundamental Right

The Right to Education in India The Importance of Enforceability of a Fundamental Right

Author: Florian (Judge, State of Hessen, Germany) Matthey-Prakash Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2019

What does it mean for education to be a fundamental right, and how may children benefit from it? Surprisingly, even when the right to education was added to the Indian Constitution as Article 21A, this question received barely any attention. This book identifies justiciability (or, more broadly, enforceability) as the most important feature of Article 21A, meaning that children and their parents must be provided with means to effectively claim their right from the state. Otherwise, it would remain a right only on paper. The book highlights how lack of access to the Indian judiciary means that the constitutional promise of justiciability is unfulfilled, particularly so because the poor, who cannot afford quality private education for their children, must be the main beneficiaries of the right. It then deals with possible alternative means the state may provide for the poor to claim the benefits under Article 21A, and identifies the grievance redress mechanism created by the Right to Education Act as a potential system of enforcement. Even though this system is found to be deficient, the book concludes with an optimistic outlook, hoping that rights advocates may, in the future, focus on improving such mechanisms for legal empowerment.

BGB fur Dummies

BGB fur Dummies

Author: Andre Niedostadek Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/03/2019

Civil Law Reforms in Post-Colonial Asia Beyond Western Capitalism

Civil Law Reforms in Post-Colonial Asia Beyond Western Capitalism

Author: Yuka Kaneko Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/03/2019

This book focuses on the legal systems of the late-developing countries of ASEAN (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam, often referred to as the CLMV countries). These nations are apt to be placed in an economically disadvantageous situation within the opportunity of communalization of legal systems being advanced by the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) launched in 2015, and the book clarifies the dynamics of the changes within these legal systems. Concurrently, there is an intention to analyze the legal system development support that has continued to be provided to these countries since the mid-1990s via international development support from international organizations and developed countries including Japan. In particular, the emphasis has been on the area of civil law, where the main subject of Japan's support has been centered on the civil code and civil procedure code. The legal system of the recipient country is complicated by the crisscrossing of the remnants of previous eras, from the inherent laws that have existed since before colonization, the laws of the colonial powers that were introduced during the colonial era (French law in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam; English law in Myanmar), the influence of socialist law after independence from colonization, and the path of modern industrialization and development, such that one country's legal system is the combination of all of these influences. For the reader to understand the dynamics of these changing laws, each chapter of the book combines two methodological perspectives. The first is to ascertain the spatial range as to how far the civil law extends across social phenomena. The second is a historical perspective in which the trends in legal changes will be understood on a time axis.

Schuldrecht Besonderer Teil Vertragliche Schuldverh ltnisse

Schuldrecht Besonderer Teil Vertragliche Schuldverh ltnisse

Author: Stefan Greiner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/02/2019

In dem Lehrbuch sind die vertraglichen Schuldverh ltnisse so aufbereitet, dass Leser Zusammenh nge herstellen und Hintergr nde erkennen k nnen. Schwerpunkte sind das Kauf- und Werkvertragsrecht, wobei ein besonderes Augenmerk den Verkn pfungen mit dem allgemeinen Schuldrecht gilt. Klausur- und examensrelevante Probleme werden kompakt dargestellt und durch zahlreiche anschauliche Fallbeispiele und schematische bersichten erg nzt. Zentrale Aussagen und wichtige Querverweise sind optisch hervorgehoben.

B rgerliches Recht Allgemeiner Teil, Schuldrecht, Sachenrecht, Zivilprozessrecht

B rgerliches Recht Allgemeiner Teil, Schuldrecht, Sachenrecht, Zivilprozessrecht

Author: Thomas Zerres Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/02/2019

Die neunte Auflage deckt die wesentlichen Inhalte des zivilrechtlichen Lehrstoffes ab. Es werden in kompakter Form der Allgemeine Teil des BGB, das (Allgemeine und Besondere) Schuldrecht sowie das Sachenrecht dargestellt. Vervollst ndigt wird dieses Buch mit einem abschlie enden Kapitel zum Zivilprozessrecht. Geschult werden das Verst ndnis f r die Strukturen und Zusammenh nge im B rgerlichen Recht und das Verst ndnis f r die Verbindungen mit dem Zivilprozessrecht. Eine Vielzahl von Beispielen aus der Praxis, einpr gsame Illustrationen, zahlreiche Schemata und F lle mit L sungsvorschl gen erm glichen damit gleichzeitig auch ein anwendungsorientiertes bzw. fallorientiertes Lernen. Seine inhaltliche Kompaktheit macht es so zu einem idealen studienbegleitenden Lehrbuch f r Studierende an Universit ten, Hochschulen, Berufsakademien und anderen Bildungseinrichtungen.

Louisiana Civil Code with Official Legislative Commentary 2019 Student Edition

Louisiana Civil Code with Official Legislative Commentary 2019 Student Edition

Author: Melissa T. Lonegrass Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/12/2018

Receive complimentary lifetime digital access to the eBook with new print purchase. This statutory compilation is an essential text for any course on the Louisiana civil law. The Louisiana Civil Code: Student Edition (2019) contains the official text of the Louisiana Civil Code of 1870, complete with revisions and amendments through the 2018 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, as well as the official legislative commentary. Electronic access to legislative updates for two annual years following the date of each edition ensures law students have complete and up-to-date coverage of the civil law from the first semester of law school until completion of the state bar examination.

Vertragliche Schuldverh ltnisse

Vertragliche Schuldverh ltnisse

Author: Hartmut Oetker, Felix Maultzsch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/09/2018

Einf hrung in Das Betreuungsrecht Ein Leitfaden F r Praktiker Des Betreuungsrechts, Heilberufe Und Angeh rige Von Betreuten

Einf hrung in Das Betreuungsrecht Ein Leitfaden F r Praktiker Des Betreuungsrechts, Heilberufe Und Angeh rige Von Betreuten

Author: Jurgen Seichter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2018

Das Buch bietet eine gr ndliche, auch ohne Vorkenntnisse gut verst ndliche Darstellung des Betreuungsrechts. Es wird durch zahlreiche F lle aus der langj hrigen richterlichen Praxis des Verfassers illustriert. In der Neuauflage sind die nderungen, die sich aus dem Inkrafttreten des FamFG am 01.09.2009 ergeben, eingearbeitet und erl utert, ebenso das neue Gesetz ber die Verbindlichkeit von Patientenverf gungen. Insgesamt wurde das Buch aktualisiert und gestrafft. Berufs- wie ehrenamtliche Betreuer, rzte und Mitarbeiter in pflegenden und sozial beratenden Berufen und in der Behindertenhilfe werden das Buch mit Gewinn lesen, ebenso Betreuungsrichter, insbesondere in der ersten Verwendung, und, last not least, die Angeh rigen von Betreuten.

Litigating Across the Color Line Civil Cases Between Black and White Southerners from the End of Slavery to Civil Rights

Litigating Across the Color Line Civil Cases Between Black and White Southerners from the End of Slavery to Civil Rights

Author: Melissa Lambert (Lecturer in American History, University of Sussex) Milewski Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/02/2018

In a largely previously untold story, Melissa Milewski explores how, when the financial futures of their families were on the line, black litigants throughout the South took on white southerners in civil suits. Between 1865 and 1950, in almost a thousand civil cases across eight southern states, former slaves took their former masters to court, black sharecroppers litigated against white landowners, and African Americans with little formal education brought disputes against wealthy white members of their communities. As black southerners negotiated a legal system with almost all white gatekeepers, they displayed pragmatism and a savvy understanding of how to get whites on their side. They found that certain kinds of cases were much easier to gain whites' support for than others. But they also found that, in the kinds of civil cases that they could litigate in the highest courts of eight states, they were also surprisingly successful. In a tremendously restricted environment in which they were often shut out of other government institutions, seen as racially inferior, and segregated, African Americans found a way to fight for their rights in one of the only ways they could. This book examines how African Americans adapted and at times made a biased system work for them under enormous constraints. At the same time, it considers the limitations of working within a white-dominated system at a time of great racial discrimination, and the choices black litigants had to make to have their cases heard.

Privy Council Practice

Privy Council Practice

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) is the court of final appeal for jurisdictions including the British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies, and for those Commonwealth countries that have retained the appeal to Her Majesty in Council. This volume aims to explain the JCPC's unique procedures, practices, and, where relevant, jurisprudence in a manner which is readily accessible, even to those unfamiliar with it. It will provide valuable guidance to practitioners considering whether to seek recourse to the JCPC and, if an appeal is pursued, throughout the appeal process. This comprehensive guide to the JCPC is the first work of its kind since 1937. It includes chapters on jurisdiction, conditions of appeal, precedent, and the JCPC's role in interpreting constitutions as part of a workload which still ranges from death row criminal cases to heavy commercial disputes. Importantly, the authors provide detailed commentary on the complex Rules and Practice Directions that underwent a significant overhaul in 2009, for which no dedicated volume currently exists. Emphasis is placed on topics of greatest practical importance to litigants, including timings, the form and content of written cases, issues of costs, and the role of the Registrar. This one-stop reference is essential for any practitioner in the countries for which the JCPC remains the final court of appeal, as well as for UK solicitors acting as local counsel and members of the UK Bar instructed in JCPC appeals. It also provides students and academics with chapters on the history, jurisprudence, and the sources of law considered by the JCPC, as well as on its interaction with other court systems. The release of this work is particularly timely given that in the judgment Willers v Gubayi [2016] UKSC 44 the UK Supreme Court explained for the first time the circumstances in which the JCPC may bind the Courts of England and Wales. With authoritative authorship and unique content, this is a must-have resource for all those pursuing a case before, or with an interest in, the JCPC.

Pleadings Without Tears A Guide to Legal Drafting Under the Civil Procedure Rules

Pleadings Without Tears A Guide to Legal Drafting Under the Civil Procedure Rules

Author: Roger Eastman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2017

Pleadings Without Tears has become established as one of the most successful books on practical legal drafting in the context of litigation. This new ninth edition is fully updated to take account of all Civil Procedure Rule (CPR) changes since the last edition. The book takes a practical and insightful look at the subject of legal drafting, enabling the reader to become confident in approaching this often unnecessarily daunting subject. It focuses on core skills and fundamental rules while clearly addressing each stage of the process, and goes beyond a straightforward setting out of the precedents and authorities relevant to statements of case. Giving clear examples of how to set out relevant matters with clarity and precision, this book encourages the reader to give full consideration to concise and clear identification of the subject matter of the action, the issues of the case, and the parties' respective positions in respect to those issues. With a wealth of practical examples and anecdotes - and illustrated throughout with cartoons - the light and entertaining style, combined with detailed analysis and explanation, enables the reader to easily acquire a thorough understanding of drafting.