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Re: companies like microsoft and telia...

  • From: Fearghas McKay
  • Date: Thu Jun 26 13:20:47 2003

At 7:59 -0700 26/6/03, Kevin Oberman wrote:
>This is true in the US (except, possibly, in Louisiana) where British
>common law is the basis of the system. Louisiana law is based on the
>Napoleonic Code and is supposed to be very different, but I can't say
>for sure. I assume that the UK has similar common law since ours come
>from there.

UK law is not a single homogenous entity. There is English common law which
is what you are referring to as British common law, Scotland has its own
seperate legal system that is based on Roman law.

There is no UK common law just English common law.

	f




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