chapter  4
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Civil Law Model: The Courts

Aer studying this chapter, you should understand or be able to explain the following issues and concepts:

• e principles involved in the civil law model • e role of canon law in the development of the civil law model • e importance of the historical school of jurisprudence • e role of the principle of territoriality in civil law • e inuence of Roman law • e sources of civil law • e development of the Napoleonic Code • German legal science • How civil law uses the inquisitorial system

Canon law: e body of law and procedure developed by the Roman Catholic Church.