Part i: legal history and legal culture across borders 1 sincerity-based proper relationship: socrates and confucius (chi-shing chen) 2 legal development from a comparative perspective: english contract law in the nineteenth century (catharine macmillan) 3.
Legal history or the history of law is the study of how law has evolved and why it changed legal history is closely connected to the development of civilisations and is set in the wider context of social history. Martin luthers reformation und das recht die entwicklung der theologie luthers und ihre auswirkung auf das recht unter den rahmenbedingungen der reichsreform und der territorialstaatsbildung im kampf mit rom und den “schwärmern.
Comparative law may also provide insights into the question of legal transplants, ie the transplanting of law and legal institutions from one system to another the notion of legal transplants was coined by alan watson , one of the world's renowned legal scholars specializing in comparative law. Comparative legal history is an international and comparative review of law and history articles will explore both 'internal' legal history (doctrinal and disciplinary developments in the law) and 'external' legal history (legal ideas and institutions in wider contexts. Abstracts are invited for the 2019 british legal history conference taking place at the university of st andrews, on the theme of comparative legal history. The theory and practice of indigenous dispossession in the late nineteenth century: the saami in the far north of europe and the legal history of colonialism tuori published online: 9 jun 2015.
Comparative legal history comprising two main branches: (i) comparative legal history (in the strict sense) which compares the histories of two or more legal systems, (a) in their causal relation, (b) according to their various stages. The article discusses comparative legal history from a methodological point of view, seeking to define comparison departing from historiography and demonstrating how the discipline of legal history emerged in the nineteenth century to validate the idea of a national legal science. Some legal scholars challenged the legacy received from the 19th century and launched an attack on the ‘formalism’ at the heart of its intellectual framework those path-breaking insights gave life to a wave of works self-styled as comparative legal history published in the period 1930-60.
Richard j ross is professor of law and history at the university of illinois (urbana/champaign) and director of the symposium on comparative early modern legal history he is the editor, with lauren benton, of legal pluralism and empires, 1500-1850 (2013.
Comparative law: comparative law, examination of comparative legal systems and of the relationships of the law to the social sciences the expression comparative law is a modern one, first used in the 19th century when it became clear that the comparison of legal institutions deserved a systematic approach, in.