FRENCH ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND THE COMMON-LAW WORLD.
Item #: 61906
Pages: xxii, 367 pp.
Published: New York; New York University Press; 1954. Reprinted in 2006.
Subjects: ADMINISTRATIVE LAW, FRENCH LAW
Schwartz provides a masterly exposition of administrativelaw through a comparative study of the French droitadministratif, arguably the most sophisticated Continentalmodel. As Vanderbilt points out in his introduction, this isan important field that involves much more thanadministrative procedure. It deals directly with some of themost crucial issues of modern government regarding thedistribution of power between governmental units, theresulting effect on the freedom of the individual and on thestrength and stability of the state. "This book represents asignificant achievement... Unlike so many volumes that rolloff the press these days, it fills a real need...it fills itextremely well." Frederic S. Burin, Columbia Law Review 54(1954) 1016. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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