Anglų aprašymas. What is the Civil Law. Civil law . What the civil law is. Comprehensive system . Well organized system . Adaptable system. Primarily legislative system. Some salient features of the civil law. Clear expression of rights and duties. Simplicity and accessibility to the citizen. Advance disclosure of rules. Academic doctrine . Where we find the civil law. Continental Europe. North America. Central and South America. Pacific islands. Mixed jurisdictions.