Comparative Legal Systems: A Short and Illustrated Edition, Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich, 2019, 2ème edition

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Table des matières (anglais) :

INTRODUCTION

Chapter One  DEMOCRATIC SYSTEMS

1.1. US presidentialism
1.2. British parliamentarism
1.3. Semi-presidential models
1.4. EU concentration of powers
1.5. Electoral systems

Chapter Two  VALUES

2.1. Constitutionalism
2.2. Bill of rights, fundamental rights, human rights
2.3. Constitutional adjudication
2.4. Rule of law
2.5. Universalism vs Relativism
2.6. The religious factor

Chapter Three  GOVERNMENT

3.1. Central and local Government
3.2. Administration
3.3. “Independent Agencies”

Chapter Four  THE ECONOMIC DIMENSION

4.1. Private autonomy
4.2. Legal entities
4.3. Insolvency
4.4. Regulation
4.5. State Aid

Chapter Five  THE “WELFARE STATE”

5.1. Taxation
5.2. Social services
5.3. Labour relations and legislation

Chapter Six  REPRESSION OF CRIMES

6.1. Substantive law vs. Procedural law
6.2. What is a crime?
6.3. Who establishes crimes?
6.4. Sanctions
6.5. Investigation, prosecution, trial
6.6. Offenders and victims

Chapter Seven  JUDGES AND JURISDICTION

7.1. Status of judges
7.2. Judicial organization
7.3. Rules of procedure
7.4. Judicial power
7.5. Legal education
7.6. Judges and/as literature

Chapter Eight  MODELS FOR A GLOBALIZED WORLD

8.1. International conventions
8.2. Uniform laws
8.3. Lex Mercatoria
8.4. International institutions
8.5. Comparative international law

Chapter Nine  SOME CONCLUSIONS: GRAVEYARDS AND NEW PATHS

9.1. The distinction between civil law and common law systems
9.2. Codes
9.3. Legal families
9.4. Non-Western legal traditions
9.5. Alternative criteria for grouping legal systems
9.6. A holistic view, and beyond