Chang and Smith – Convergence and Divergence in Systems of Property Law

“Yun-chien Chang and I have a paper out on SSRN about comparative property law. We differentiate between aspects of property law that are structural versus those that are stylistic and between those that are more integrated into the law and those that are more detachable. We derive some predictions for cross-linguistic variation, which we illustrate with a snapshot from a data set of property laws in 119 jurisdictions across the world …” (more)

[Henry Smith, New Private Law, 30 January]

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