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V. Subject Matter and its Limitation on Res Judicata
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Volume XVI: Civil Procedure | Chapter 9 (2012): Effects of Judgements (Res Judicata)

Completed in 1990 with updates in 2010.

Albrecht Zeuner and Harald Koch

A. Matters Covered by Res Judicata

60. In general. – The general purpose of res judicata is to terminate controversies and prevent their renewal. It is thus necessary to focus more precisely on the exact subject matter to which res judicata applies, in other words: what issues are settled and no longer subject to conte…

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Albrecht Zeuner and Harald Koch, “V. Subject Matter and its Limitation on Res Judicata”, 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_160905>
First published online: 2018



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