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Dwyer-Schick, Susan Adair – Update on Law-Related Education, 1992
Asks what questions would help understand the relationship between culture and legal systems. Argues that one approach is to examine problems or disputes common to various legal traditions. Proposes using the issue of human rights in the Basic Law of Germany as a case study. (CFR)
Descriptors: Civil Law, Civil Liberties, Cultural Differences, Cultural Interrelationships
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Roedel, Ralf – Update on Law-Related Education, 1992
Describes the development and structure of the German constitution, known as The Basic Law. Discusses recent changes, particularly in areas of family law and women's rights. Contends that the German parliament is considering expanding provisions related to human rights. (CFR)
Descriptors: Civil Law, Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Cultural Differences