The Legal Systems We Live In Today

There are two main types of legal systems in the world: Common Law and Civil law. Civil Law is characterized by thinking on the basis of general and abstract provisions. Common Law is guided by similar cases that happened in the past. In this video we explore both, and learn what happens if you are walking down the street and suddenly a roof tile lands on your head.

This video script was written by Dr. Nicole Leifeld. Thank you!

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Script: Dr. Nicole Leifeld
Editor: Jonas Koblin
Artist: Pascal Gaggelli
Voice: Mithril
Coloring: Nalin
Editing: Peera Lertsukittipongsa
Sound Design: Miguel Ojeda
Fact checking: Ludovico Di Chanaz
Production management: Selina Bador

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00:00 Introduction
00:56 Continental European legal system
01:55 Anglo-American legal system
02:47 Civil law
03:10 Common law
03:55 What do you think?
04:14 Patrons credit
04:00 Ending

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