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Czech law in historical contexts

Author: Jan Kuklík
Publisher: Prague : Karolinum Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The legal system of the present-day Czech Republic cannot be understood without sufficient knowledge of its historical roots and evolution. This book deals with the development of Czech law from its initial origins as a form of Slavic law to its current position, reflecting the influence of the legal systems of neighbouring countries and that of Roman law. The reader can see how a legal system originally based on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Kuklík
ISBN: 9788024628608 8024628600
OCLC Number: 919192629
Description: 239 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginnings of the Czech state and law --
Development of law during the era of the Luxemburgs until 1419 --
The Hussite period --
Law during the Estate Monarchy --
Law during the Age of Absolutism --
Enlightened absolutism --
Codification of Austrian civil law --
Austrian constitutional development 1848-1914 and Czech national movement --
Austrian legal development 1848-1918 --
The break-up of the Habsburg empire and the establishment of Czechoslovakia --
Continuities and discontinuities in the initial period of Czechoslovak legal development --
Constitutional development of the First Czechoslovak Republic --
Legal aspects of national minorities --
Changes in Czechoslovak law 1918-1938 --
The Munich Agreement and the Protectorate of Bohemia & Moravia --
Re-establishment of Czechoslovakia in pre-Munich borders --
Presidential decrees (so-called Beneš decrees) --
The Third Czechoslovak Republic 1945-1948 --
May Constitution of 1948 and the political system of the People's Democracy --
Changes in the Czechoslovak legal system 1948-1960 --
Political trials and other forms of persecution --
Changes in land law : forced collectivization --
Social security and labour law --
The Socialist Constitution of 1960 --
Recodification of criminal law in the 1960s --
New civil law of the 1960s --
Prague Spring --
The period of "normalization" 1969-1989 --
Velvet Revolution and period of "transformation".
Responsibility: Jan Kuklík.

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