Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Civil procedure
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2008-12-23
ISBN: 
9780459257118
Carswell

Elements of Quebec Civil Law: A Comparison with the Common Law of Canada

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This work, presented in two volumes, one in English, the other in French is the result of dialogue by a team of experienced scholars on civil law and common law in the Canadian context. The work includes chapters on property, trusts, contracts, civil liability, and private international law. Each chapter, in addition to setting out the rules applicable to the field under study, analyses, compares, and critiques major points of similarity or divergence between the two legal systems.

The English-language volume on Quebec civil law is primarily intended for English-speaking Canadian jurists with a common law background while the French-language volume on the common law is specifically intended to meet the needs of legal professionals with a civil law background, mostly in Quebec.

What’s inside:

  • Setting the Stage: Comparative Law in Canada at the Dawn of the 21st Century — Aline Grenon
  • An Introduction to Quebec Civil Law — Sylvio Normand
  • The Law of Property — François Brochu
  • The Law of Trusts — Jacques Beaulne
  • The Law of Contracts — Michelle Cumyn
  • The Law of Civil Liability — Nathalie Vézina and Patrice Deslauriers
  • Private International Law — Gérald Goldstein
Carswell

Elements of Quebec Civil Law: A Comparison with the Common Law of Canada

Availability: In Stock

Description

This work, presented in two volumes, one in English, the other in French is the result of dialogue by a team of experienced scholars on civil law and common law in the Canadian context. The work includes chapters on property, trusts, contracts, civil liability, and private international law. Each chapter, in addition to setting out the rules applicable to the field under study, analyses, compares, and critiques major points of similarity or divergence between the two legal systems.

The English-language volume on Quebec civil law is primarily intended for English-speaking Canadian jurists with a common law background while the French-language volume on the common law is specifically intended to meet the needs of legal professionals with a civil law background, mostly in Quebec.

What’s inside:

  • Setting the Stage: Comparative Law in Canada at the Dawn of the 21st Century — Aline Grenon
  • An Introduction to Quebec Civil Law — Sylvio Normand
  • The Law of Property — François Brochu
  • The Law of Trusts — Jacques Beaulne
  • The Law of Contracts — Michelle Cumyn
  • The Law of Civil Liability — Nathalie Vézina and Patrice Deslauriers
  • Private International Law — Gérald Goldstein