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Impediments to Marriage in Scotland and Louisiana: An Historical-Comparative Investigation

J-R Trahan

in Mixed Jurisdictions Compared

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print October 2009 | ISBN: 9780748638864
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651443 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638864.003.0017
Impediments to Marriage in Scotland and Louisiana: An Historical-Comparative Investigation

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This chapter surveys the past, the present and the future of the law of impediments to marriage in Scotland and Louisiana. It highlights the similarities and differences between the development of that law in Scotland and the development of that law in Louisiana and, both for these similarities and for these differences, offers up at least some tentative explanations.

Keywords: Scots law; Louisiana law; law of impediments; marriage

Chapter.  15044 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Law

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