oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Reflections on the problem of grouping the families of laws

Volume 6, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



Certainly no classification of families of laws exists which would be able to withstand all criticism. It is equally certain that the difficulties inherent in the notion of stilpr�gend are considerable. But it should be recognized that the criterion on which Zweigert and Kotz have founded their classification offers an undoubted interest for comparative research.

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