Modern Trends in Tort Law, Dutch and Japanese Law Compared
The meaning of tort law has been extended to such a degree that socially accepted responsibilities are attributed to specifically determined natural and legal persons. This book elaborates on various modern trends in tort law, such as:
A comparison with the Japanese legal system provides interesting insights into this particular issue, because the Japanese system is of a dualistic nature. Besides being based on a strong legalistic tradition, there is also the widespread tradition of socially accepted custom.
By studying the development of the law in both Japan and the Netherlands, existing links are strengthened and new contacts between Dutch and Japanese academic lawyers are established.
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