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Title The consequences of possession / edited by Eric Descheemaeker.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 221 pages).
Series Edinburgh studies in law ; volume 11
Edinburgh studies in law ; v. 11.
Note Revised papers presented at a conference in the University of Edinburgh's Old College, 12-13 October 2012.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The consequences of possession / Eric Descheemaeker -- Why protect possession? / Yaëll Emerich -- Is possession factual or legal? / Simon Douglas -- Possession as a source of property at common law / Robin Hickey -- The evolution of possessory actions in France and Italy / Raffaele Caterina -- The protection of possession in Scots law / Craig Anderson -- Possessio civilissima in Spanish and German law: protecting possession between fact and fiction / Lena Kunz -- Possession of incorporeals / Thomas Rüfner -- The protection of quasi-possession in South African law / Duard Kleyn.
Summary The first coherent analysis of the topic of possession from a comparative and historical legal perspective. The volume comprises contributions from some very distinguished scholars from the civilian tradition (Germany, Italy) as well as the common law (England) and mixed legal systems (Quebec, Scotland, South Africa).
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Subject Possession (Law)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Descheemaeker, Eric, 1977- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Consequences of possession 9780748693658 (DLC) 2013417774 (OCoLC)872980199
ISBN 9780748693658 (electronic bk.)
0748693653 (electronic bk.)
9780748693641
0748693645