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Edited by Tugrul Ansay, Don Wallace Jr.
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Introduction to the Laws.....Series Volume 13

English-speaking legal practitioners and academics get an ideal introduction to the basic institutions, principles and rules of Turkish law in this book. Encompassing all the major fields of legal practice, Introduction to Turkish Law provides an essential understanding of the Turkish legal system, so that users can become familiar with law and legal processes in Turkey and pursue further research on specific Turkish legal matters.

Twelve chapters, written by Turkish experts in their areas of specialty, focus on particular fields and provide also the Turkish equivalents of English terminology. The book covers the following topics:

  • sources of Turkish law;
  • constitutional law;
  • administrative law;
  • legal persons and business associations;
  • family and inheritance matters;
  • property;
  • obligations;
  • criminal law; and
  • the laws of civil and criminal procedure. ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;

The sixth edition reflects the continuing adaptation of Turkish law to international standards – especially in light of Turkey's hopes for membership in the European Union. These aspirations forced the Turkish lawmakers to modify some basic laws intensively or change them entirely. A short updated list of books and articles in English on Turkish law is appended.

This concise guide is sure to continue providing interested parties with a speedy and reliable opening to many areas of Turkish law they need to learn about.

Last Updated 03/23/2011
Update Frequency As Needed
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789041134318
SKU 10059295-0001
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Preface to the Sixth Edition

Chapter 1 Sources of Turkish Law Adnan Güriz

Chapter 2 Constitutional Law Ergun Özbudun

Chapter 3 Administrative Law Sait Güran

Chapter 4 Law of Persons Tuğrul Ansay

Chapter 5 Legal Persons, Societies and Business Associations Tuğrul Ansay

Chapter 6 Family Law Tuğrul Ansay

Chapter 7 Law of Succession Tuğrul Ansay

Chapter 8 Law of Property Tuğrul Ansay

Chapter 9 Law of Obligations Tuğrul Ansay

Chapter 10 Criminal Law R. Murat Önok

Chapter 11 Law of Procedure Ali Cem Budak, Baki Kuru, Tuğrul Ansay & Halûk Konuralp

Chapter 12 Criminal Procedure Feridun Yenisey


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