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I. Scope of the Chapter
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Volume XVI: Civil Procedure | Chapter 1 (1988): Introduction – Policies, Trends and Ideas in Civil Procedure

Completed in June 1986

Mauro Cappelletti and Bryant G. Garth

1. Importance of civil procedure. – Modern legal scholars have only recently begun to appreciate the extraordinary significance of procedural law and practice. Lawyers recognize that the outcome of litigation might be affected more by variations in procedure than differences in substantive law;1 the significance of the rules of “discovery” in the united states is apparent to all, for example. Other aspects …

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Mauro Cappelletti and Bryant G. Garth, “I. Scope of the Chapter”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 22 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_160101>
First published online: 2018



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