Civil Law System Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Civil Law System
An analysis of the merits and drawbacks of the civil law system.
# 121958 | 500 words | 8 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Law (Civil)

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This paper looks at the civil law system and the advantages and disadvantages of the system. The paper argues it is a system relying more on arbitration and mediation than on trials by jury.

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"Civil law is based on Roman law of Emperor Justinian and is practiced in Continental Europe, Latin America, most of Africa and many Central European and Asian countries, while the United States and England practice common law which is based on ancient English law. (Messitte) The success of civil litigation is based on the competence of the judges in the system who are trained and appointed, rather than promoted from advocates. The system has been developed to optimize their efficiency to move cases through the legal system in..."

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