Legal Transplants: An Approach to Comparative Literature (2nd edition)
Argues that laws are borrowed from pre-existing laws in other legal systems without any initial inherent relationship between these laws (transplants) and society. However, once brought over, the interpretation and impact of the law is adapted locally.
University of Georgia Press
Civil Law | Common Law | Comparative and Foreign Law
Watson, Alan, "Legal Transplants: An Approach to Comparative Literature (2nd edition)" (1993). Books. 24.