Mapping The World’s Legal Systems

Legal Systems Around The World

Deferring to precedent, only a handful of countries believe that adhering to past judgments in order to make current and future decisions is preferable to a system based upon statutes and situational circumstances, otherwise known as civil law.

The Pain And Power Of The Pump

Why is Europe seeing red, you ask? One of the best reasons is because most European governments realize that the true cost of gas is more than the price per barrel and thus have instituted high taxes to discourage its unnecessary use.