Lang, Maurice Eugen. Codification in the British Empire and America. Originally published: Amsterdam: H.J. Paris, 1924. [xiv], 204 pp. Reprinted 2005 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584776208; ISBN-10: 158477620X. Hardcover. New. $39.95 * Lang analyzes efforts made in the United Kingdom and the United States to replace or modify the common law with codes since the origins of codification in the nineteenth century. Lang is especially interested in the tension between written codes, which are characteristic of continental law, and the common law, which is grounded in custom. Since its publication in 1924, this book has been cited often in articles dealing with codes and comparative law.
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