Table of contents for An introduction to the comparative study of private law : readings, cases, materials / James Gordley, Arthur Taylor von Mehren.


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Introductory Readings: I. History: English law and Roman law; II. Codification; III. Institutions. Comparative Private Law: Property, Torts, Contracts, Unjust Enrichment. Part One: Property Law. I. Possession; II. Ownership; III. The Doctrine of Necessity; Part Two: Tort Law. I. The Scope of the Rights Protected; II. Conduct for Which One is Liable; Part Three: Contract Law. I. The Structure of Contract Law; II. Voluntary Commitment; III. Fairness; IV. Excuse for Non-Performance; V. Remedies; Part Four: Unjust Enrichment. I. The Principle; II. Unjust Enrichment When the Plaintiff Did Not Lose; III. Unjust Enrichment When it is Doubtful What the Defendant Gained.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Civil law -- United States.
Civil law -- England.
Civil law -- France.
Civil law -- Germany.
Comparative law.