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The Europeanisation of National Legal Systems: Some Consequences for Legal Thinking in Civil Law Countries
Epistemology and Methodology of Comparative Law (2004)
  • Jan M Smits, Maastricht University
Abstract
This paper focuses on the consequences of the Europeanisation of private law for national legal thinking. It is restricted to a discussion of the consequences of Europeanisation in civil law countries. Discussed are the influence on the plurality of sources of law, systematisation of law, legal reasoning, interpretation and style of legal scholarship.
Keywords
  • Comparative law; Europe; legal reasoning
Disciplines
Publication Date
June, 2004
Editor
Mark van Hoecke
Citation Information
Jan M Smits. "The Europeanisation of National Legal Systems: Some Consequences for Legal Thinking in Civil Law Countries" Epistemology and Methodology of Comparative Law (2004)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jan_smits/4/