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La Fabrique juridique des swaps
Quand le droit organise la financiarisation du monde
The legal construction of swaps
When law organizes the financialization of the world
Pascale Cornut St-Pierre
Since their invention in the 1980s, swaps have overturned the landscape of contemporary finance. Bankers were of course responsible for the development of this financial innovation, but so were legal scholars. This book reveals the legal aspect of financial globalization, which is both frequently overlooked and fundamentally crucial.



Le crime de lèse-nation (1789-1791)
Histoire d'une invention juridique et politique
The Crime of Lèse-Nation
History of a Legal and Political Invention (1789-1791)
Jean-Christophe Gaven
Jean-Christophe Gaven presents a large and remarkably thorough dossier on the beginnings of the Revolution, when royal sovereignty and national sovereignty were in competition. The author works meticulously to decipher the birth of this new form of criminal and political justice, entirely devoted to protecting the Revolution and its ambitions.



Le règne des entourages
Cabinets et conseillers de l'exécutif
The Reign of the Entourage
Executive Councillors and Advisors
Jean-Michel Eymeri-Douzans, Xavier Bioy, Stéphane Mouton
As erudite as it is enjoyable, this volume opens up new avenues for reflection, enriching the debate on the role and influence of the Prince's advisors.



Mariages musulmans, tribunaux d'Occident
Les transplantations juridiques et le regard du droit
Muslim Marriage in Western Courts
Lost in Translation
Pascale Fournier
This book describes and analyses the notion of Mahr, the Muslim custom whereby the groom has to give a gift to the bride in consideration of the marriage. It explores how Western courts, specifically in Canada, the United States, France, and Germany, have approached and interpreted Mahr.



La République des constitutionnalistes
Professeurs de droit et légitimation de l'État en France (1870-1914)
Constitutionalist Republic
Law professors and the legitimization of the state in France (1870-1914)
Guillaume Sacriste
This work retraces the invention of the constitutionalist, this law professor specializing in constitutional policy, and demonstrate how these professors played a crucial role in the advent of the new regime.



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