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United States of America
(26,730 words)

Volume I: National Reports 1976

Max Rheinstein1

Preliminary Observation

The legal system of the United States presents peculiar features. They are connected with the federal structure of the nation and with certain …

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Max Rheinstein, “United States of America”, 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 30 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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