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II. Historical Perspective – The Balance Between Written and Oral Procedures
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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

A. Civil Law

3. The jus commune. – An understanding of civil procedure in the civil law world today requires some historical background.1 For present purposes, this discussion can begin with the procedure of the jus commune – the “common” procedure of europe – which was followed on most of the continent during the last centuries of the Middle Ages and whic…

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Mauro Cappelletti and Bryant G. Garth, “II. Historical Perspective – The Balance Between Written and Oral Procedures”, 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 25 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_160102>
First published online: 2018



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