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Jurisprudence In Germany, Edwin Borchard Jan 1912

Jurisprudence In Germany, Edwin Borchard

Faculty Scholarship Series

The Library of Congress is now undertaking the publication of a series of guides to foreign law. One of the objects of the enterprise is to acquaint the practitioner and the legislator with the legal institutions of foreign countries. Another of its objects is to show the evolution and present development of juristic thought abroad, and the extent to which a virile philosophy of law and a sound conception of the relation between law and social science have succeeded in creating a jurisprudence which has proved far more efficient than the common law in responding to the needs of present ...


The Value Of Roman Law To The American Lawyer Of Today, Charles P. Sherman Jan 1912

The Value Of Roman Law To The American Lawyer Of Today, Charles P. Sherman

Faculty Scholarship Series

In spite of the progress of legal education in the last decade there still lingers in some places that now time-worn belief that a knowledge of Roman law is of no use at all in the legal profession. This view of the present value of Roman law is
obviously superficial. It is based on the assumption that because the Roman state and tribunals perished centuries ago, therefore Roman law itself has
long been dead also. But this conception of the fate of Roman law is historically inaccurate and false. The spirit of Roman law did not die-on the contrary
it ...