In this guide, this has been used for the form of legal pluralism which is the historic legacy of colonialism or of close geographic ties: a number of jurisdictions have a state legal system drawing on both the civil and the common law traditions.
DU PLESSIS, J., Comparative Law and the Study of Mixed Legal Systems, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2006.
PALMER, V., (ed.), Collectif, “First Worlwide Congress on Mixed Jurisdictions: Salience and Unity in the Mixed Jurisdiction Experience: Traits, Patterns, Culture, Commonalities”, (2003) 78TULANE LAW REVIEW.
PALMER, V., Mixed Jurisdictions Worldwide: The Third Legal Family , Cambridge University Press, 2001.
REID, Kenneth G.C., “The Idea of Mixed Legal Systems”, (2003) 78 Tulane Law Review 5-40.
Legal pluralism can also study the interplay of customary or indigenous and/or religious law (which may be transnational) within the borders of a national entity - which may also have a state-based legal system.
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