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by Mirjan R. Damaska


Mirjan Damaška is Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School.

Mirjan Damaška is Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School. He teaches and writes in the fields of comparative and foreign law, procedural law, evidence, international criminal law, and continental legal history. He has published more.

By a skillful use of comparative materials, Damaska gives many insights into the forces that have shaped the way evidence is handled in common law and civil law systems. -Arthur T. von Mehren "A masterly, thought-provoking, and persuasive explanation of the distinctive features of common law evidence and their modern erosion, by the world's leading scholar on comparative common law and. civil law evidence.

In this important book, a distinguished legal scholar examines how the legal culture and institutions in Anglo-American countries affect the way in which evidence is gathered, sifted, and presented to the courts.

Mirjan Damaška (born October 8, 1931) is an American and Croatian jurist and legal scholar, known for his works in the sphere of comparative criminal justice and international criminal law. He was a professor at the Faculty of Law in Zagreb, where he was an acting dean in 1970. He is currently a Sterling Professor emeritus at the Yale Law School, where he has taught since 1976.

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In this important book, a distinguished legal scholar examines how the legal culture and institutions in Anglo-American countries affect the way in which evidence is gathered, sifted, and presented to the courts.

Published by: Yale University Press. In this important book, a distinguished legal scholar examines how the legal culture and institutions in Anglo-American countries affect the way in which evidence is gathered, sifted, and presented to the courts.

Throughout he contrasts the Anglo-American system with Continental, or civil- law justice, where lay fact finders sit with professional judges in unified tribunals, proceedings are episodic rather than concentrated, and the parties have fewer responsibilities than in the common-law tradition.

Mirjan R. Damaska, Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School, is also the author of The Faces of Justice and State Authority, published by Yale University Press

Mirjan R. Damaska, Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School, is also the author of The Faces of Justice and State Authority, published by Yale University Press. By a skillful use of comparative materials, Damaska gives many insights into the forces that have shaped the way evidence is handled in common law and civil law systems. von Mehren. A masterly, thought-provoking, and persuasive explanation of the distinctive features of common law evidence and their modern erosion, by the world's leading scholar on comparative common law and civil law evidence.

Mirjan walked into my life in the Fall of 1972. My shameless effort to ride on Damaška’s coattails did not have the desired effect. I was 29, he was 41, but both of us were at the beginning of our academic careers in America. I was a lucky guy. My DNA was programmed for standardized tests. Although Mirjan’s book was recognized almost immediately as a classic, mine quickly dropped into obscurity. My call for a. 10. DAMAŠKA, supra note 1, at 21-23, 54-56.

In this important book, a distinguished legal scholar examines how the legal culture and institutions in Anglo-American countries affect the way in which evidence is gathered, sifted, and presented to the courts. Mirjan Damaska focuses on the significance of the divided tribunal (between judge and jury), the concentrated character of trials ("day-in-court" justice), and the prominent role of the parties in adjudication (the adversary system). Throughout he contrasts the Anglo-American system with civil law justice, where lay fact finders sit with professional judges in unified tribunals, proceedings are episodic rather than concentrated, and the parties have fewer responsibilities than in the common law tradition.

Evidence Law Adrift epub download

ISBN13: 978-0300069372

ISBN: 0300069375

Author: Mirjan R. Damaska

Category: Law

Subcategory: Criminal Law

Language: English

Publisher: Yale University Press (April 24, 1997)

Pages: 176 pages

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