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23 déc. 2009

Common law, statute law et equity - structure et articulation des diverses sources du droit américain

Dissertation - 9 pages - Droit international

Le système juridique américain semble à première vue quelque peu curieux pour une personne issue de la tradition civiliste du droit. Il se dit être un système de common law, c'est-à-dire où le droit est celui fait par les juges (plus précisément l'on parle de case law). Ceci ne...

12 Mars 2019

International competition law: extraterritoriality matters, conflicts of decisions

Cours - 6 pages - Droit international

One criterion in Europe: effect doctrine. Competition rules exist on the European scale, but we don't have a worldwide competition law. In the past, the WTO tried to set up a worldwide code with antitrust rules: the Munich Group. It was hard to reach an agreement between countries,...

04 août 2014

Global litigation and conflict of laws

Cours - 5 pages - Droit international

Whether A can have the Belgian court cease the proceedings pending before it on the basis that parallel proceedings are pending in France depends on whether the case at hand fulfills the criteria of parallel proceedings, which is that the proceedings must involve “the same cause of action...

17 Janv. 2010

English legal system: the Sources of English Law

Cours - 87 pages - Droit constitutionnel

The judicial decisions are the first to be found to develop a system. Today, they are still influencing the system as a whole. Judicial decisions have a weight that their continental counter part does not have. In England, under certain requirements, decisions are biding the judge with the...

26 Janv. 2015

Le statut personnel, le statut des personnes physiques

Cours - 21 pages - Droit civil

Le statut personnel concerne ce qui en droit civil recouvre l'état et capacité des personnes. Cette catégorie est : • étendue : car elle englobe à la fois le statut individuel (nom, domicile), et le rapport familial (entre époux, entre parents et enfants) • limitée : droits extra...

22 juil. 2008

Albert Venn Dicey, "Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution" (commentaire de texte)

Commentaire de texte - 3 pages - Droit constitutionnel

Commentaire qui prend en compte l'étude du Royaume-Uni à travers le commentaire d'un extrait de l'ouvrage d'Albert Venn Dicey Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution.

27 Nov. 2007

Les différences Civil Law / Common Law

Dissertation - 3 pages - Droit autres branches

Dans le domaine du droit comme ailleurs, anglais et francais opposent une vision et une conception différente. A notre Civil Law, héritée du droit romain et du droit canon, l'Angleterre répond depuis le 12e siècle par la Common Law. Le passé colonial britannique doublé de l'avis du...

04 Oct. 2007

L'Alien Tort Statute : un instrument controversé pour engager la responsabilité internationale devant les juridictions civiles américaines

Étude de cas - 11 pages - Droit international

L'Alien Tort Statute, également appelé Alien Tort Claim Act ou Alien Tort Act par la doctrine et la jurisprudence, fut adopté par le premier Congrès américain le 24 septembre 1789 en tant que partie intégrante du Federal Judiciary Act . Il est actuellement transposé à la section 1350 de...

10 Oct. 2000

General principles of the Canadian constitutional law

Dissertation - 4 pages - Droit constitutionnel

As a former member of the British Empire, Canada has been widely influenced by certain aspects of the English law. The Canadian parliamentary system finds its origins in the British institutions that were settled after the conquest of 1760 and more particularly with the 1791 constitutional...

08 Mars 2007

What are the main differences between the civil and the common law systems ?

Dissertation - 5 pages - Droit européen

The majority of legal authors divide the legal systems of the world into two mains groups : the common law on one hand, and the civil law on the other hand . The most interesting is that when you try to find definitions for those words, you often find the basic definition, and then,...

14 mai 2007

Has the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 gone far enough in reforming the English law of privacy?

Dissertation - 5 pages - Droit des affaires

Under the doctrine of privacy, which became entrenched in English law in the latter half of the 19th century , contractual rights and liabilities are limited to the parties to the contract. The mounting criticisms and arguments for reform have led to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties)...

14 mai 2008

Difficulties of application of international law - Example of the Cambodia genocide

Dissertation - 13 pages - Droit international

This paper will show to the reader the difficulties which can appear in practice concerning the international criminal law. Indeed, several problems can occur. First of all, one has to know what the aim of the international criminal law is and we have to define what is the...

03 mai 2010

Le juge aux États-Unis - la "common law" et la "roman law"

Dissertation - 15 pages - Droit constitutionnel

Les observateurs extérieurs au droit des États-Unis ne le connaissent parfois que par le biais des représentations filmiques et télévisées. Ainsi, il n'est souvent pas nécessaire d'être juriste américain pour connaître le fameux droit de garder le silence qui revient à celui que l'on arrête. De...

24 Janv. 2009

L'accusation : comparez les systèmes de Common Law avec le système français

Dissertation - 7 pages - Procédure pénale

Montesquieu, dans son ouvrage la Défense de l'esprit des lois, a écrit « l'équité naturelle demande que le degré de preuve soit proportionné à la grandeur de l'accusation ». La citation peut faire référence à la nécessité d'apporter une preuve quasi irréfragable lorsque l'accusation est de nature...

24 mai 2008

A critical analysis of the provisions made in family law for homosexual couples in Scotland and France with particular reference to adult relationships

Dissertation - 7 pages - Droit pénal

The Homosexuality is not anymore a painful problem and in our days people speak easily about their homosexuality. The Homosexuality is severely condemned in sacred texts that approach questions link to procreation, the family model, filiations and for which, homosexuality is against nature. For...

28 Oct. 2009

"The concept of the Rule of Law as defined by Dicey still remains valid : it provides a measure against which we can judge the attitudes and actions of Parliament, Government and the courts"

Dissertation - 5 pages - Droit européen

The rule of law is often expounded as a pillar of the English Constitution. It was described by Lord Bingham as "the second great rock on which [Dicey?s] constitutional edifice was founded". It was referred to as a statute for the first time, in the Constitutional Reform Act 2005,...

14 avril 2009

Treasure trove in English Common law

Dissertation - 3 pages - Droit civil

In English Law, there is an uneasy distinction between a category of fixtures and chattels. According to Kevin Gray & Susan Francis Gray, the difference between fixtures and chattels is that fixtures are "physical objects which are regarded as acceding to the realty" in opposition with...

05 mai 2002

Criminal law in European Democracy

Dissertation - 17 pages - Droit pénal

Criminal law refers to the need of justice in a society. The European region is called as a continent in geographical terms. However on a broader sense Europe is the Western fifth of the Eurasian landmass of the European Union. Criminal policy in democratic states should encompass the...

11 avril 2010

Is a link with morality necessary for positive law to be valid law?

Fiche - 2 pages - Histoire du droit

Nowadays, a lot of examples show the will of imposing ethical values into life and law. One of the best illustrations is the introduction of the Convention of Human rights in 47 countries. There are many theories about the meaning of Law that can be dispatched in two groups named...

22 août 2008

International business law: final assignment

Dissertation - 16 pages - Droit international

I am the president of Natural Vitamins Inc ("Natural Vitamins?) which manufactures and sells all-natural vitamins and food supplements in the United States, mainly through chiropractors. I founded the company with David and Corinne, owning about 65% of the capital all together. Our company,...

27 Oct. 2009

The Law Reform Committee Essay: Murder (Rethinking the Mandatory Life Sentence)

Dissertation - 5 pages - Droit européen

Sir Edward Coke stated in the Third Part of his Institutes that "of all felonies, murder is the most heinous". As such, murder has always received the most severe punishment the law could give; a law of King Canute stated that Aberemord 'caedes manifestae' was punishable by...

08 Mars 2007

Histoire et statut de la Cour pénale internationale

Dissertation - 16 pages - Droit international

Le XXe siècle n'aura pas seulement été un siècle de conflits mais aussi un siècle rongé par des crimes perpétrés à grande échelle contre des populations civiles : massacre des Arméniens, horreur systématisée de la Shoah, exterminations massives au Cambodge, purification ethnique en...

17 Sept. 2003

Competition law

Dissertation - 12 pages - Droit autres branches

Competition law has different forms of laws according to the causes of concern it has in various countries. The first aspect of its function is to protect individuals, consumers, against the power of monopolies or different corporations, and against agreements on various levels of...

30 mai 2007

International law: history and definition

Dissertation - 5 pages - Droit international

“Truth is that international law is neither a myth on the one hand, nor a panacea on the other, but just one institution among others which we can use for building of a better international order” (J. Brierly, The law of nations, Oxford 1995). Law is a system of...

25 avril 2008

Essay on the Rome Convention on the law applicable to contractual obligations

Dissertation - 14 pages - Droit européen

The Rome Convention on the Law applicable to contractual obligations “applies to contractual obligations in any situation involving a choice between the laws of different countries.” The scope of the Convention is therefore clear; its aim is to regulate contractual...

26 Mars 2009

Co ownership in Land Law

Dissertation - 3 pages - Droit civil

In the year 2000, there were three sisters Hermione, Iris and Jocasta, who inherited their mother's house property. The house was transferred in their joint names and they simultaneously gladly occupied their respective portions. A squabble broke out between Hermione and Iris which resulted...

01 Mars 2005

Women's difference in Law : essay on gender discrimination and Legal Equality

Dissertation - 5 pages - Droit autres branches

In this document I will try to define the so-called differences between men and women, and see how they have been used to justify the discrimination against women. Secondly, I will analyze cases where gender differences are denied or not considered as strong enough to legitimate discrimination...

03 Mars 2009

Le Droit international privé spécial : théories des statuts et des conflits

Cours - 170 pages - Droit international

La loi personnelle au sens du DIP ? Dans la conception classique, en matière de statut personnel, les individus peuvent être soumis à leur loi nationale ou à leur loi personnelle. Pour la loi nationale, on a tendance à utiliser l'expression loi nationale ou loi personnelle. Mais les deux ne...

20 Janv. 2013

The major problem for European Union environmental law is that it has been marginalized by the failure to incorporate environmental requirements into other sectors of union activity. Discuss

Étude de cas - 13 pages - Droit autres branches

‘A healthy environment is essential to long term prosperity and quality of life and citizens in Europe demand a high level of environmental protection'. This quote from the European Commission and the introduction of the Sixth Environment Action Programme - 'Environment 2010: Our future,...

02 mai 2007

International law and normative unity

Dissertation - 5 pages - Droit international

In the Supreme Court of Canada's 1993 judgment in Hunt v. T & N Plc, Justice La Forest laid down the following goal to international law : “develop (…) co-ordination in the face of [the] diversity” of the international system. In other words, international law has to...