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Legal systems - Comparison between Civil Law and Common Law
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Civil law v Common law
'Law is the solemn expression of legislative will'
Code of Napoleon.
There are a lot of adjacent issues that are linked correspondingly with each other. However, there are also many considerable differences between these two legal systems. They are related to legal formation, arrangement, basic notions and terminology. Of course, it is complicated to make a comparison between these two legal structures within one pie?e of coursework. The purpose of my work is to examine and emphasize the main peculiarities of Common and Civil law. Moreover, I will try to compare these two legal structures with each other.
First of all, let us define what the common law system is. In accordance with William Tetley1 Common law is the legal tradition which evolved in England from the 11th century onwards. Its principles appear for the most part in reported judgments, usually of the higher courts, in relation to specific fact situations arising in disputes which courts have adjudicated". Another definition, taken from Juristic Dictionary "Common law is a system of norms, based on customs, it regulates public relationships in the State. Common law was formed on the
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