Helge Dedek and Martin Schermaier (McGill University - Faculty of Law and Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität - Institute of Roman Law and Comparative Legal History) have posted German Law (Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, edited by Jan Smits, Second Edition (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012), pp. 349-370) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:
This chapter, which forms part of the “Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law” (ch. 30), aims at a short introduction into the main features of Germany’s legal system and legal culture.