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Legal History

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    10321
  • Andreas Thier
    Legal History

    I.Plurality and the Traditions of Swiss Legal Culture

    II.The Old Confederacy (13th/14th Century – 1798)

    1.Coniuratio, Covenants, and Charters

    2.Customary Law, Records of Law, and Sumptuary Mandates

    III.The Rise of Modern Swiss Statehood since 1798

    1.Constitutional Developments in Europe

    2.Constitutional Developments in Switzerland since 1798

    a)Focusing on Individual Rights: The „Bürgerliche Rechtsstaat”

    b)The (Slow) Rise of the Interventionist State

    c)Towards the Prevention State

    3.The Rise of Codifications in Swiss Legal Culture

    Selected Bibliography