Roman Law And The Origins Of The Civil Law Tradition

Author: George Mousourakis
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319122681
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Besides a detailed overview of the sources of Roman law, the book also includes sections on private and criminal law and procedure, with special attention given to those aspects of Roman law that have particular importance to today's lawyer ...

The Civil Law Tradition

Author: John Henry Merryman
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804755696
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We have been discussing the civil law tradition as though it were homogeneous.
Now we must face the unhappy fact that it is really not that simple. The civil law
tradition is a composite of several distinct elements or subtraditions, with
separate origins and developments in different periods of history. In this and the
next few chapters these subtraditions will be described under the following
headings: Roman civil law, canon law, commercial law, the revolution, and legal
science. A brief ...

The History Of The Roman Or Civil Law

Author: Claude Joseph de Ferrière
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Shewing its origins and progress; how, and when the several parts of it were first
compil'd; with some account of the prinicpal writers and commentators thereupon:
and of the method to be observ'd in studying the same Claude Joseph de
Ferrière, Sir Arthur Duck. jhe!r Lawyers to give a new Splendor to the Roman
Laws; by their Labour and Application. So that Rome was the Countrey of Laws ;
and the Body of the Reman Law, as we have it at this Day, is a Collection of the
best Laws ...

Roman Law In European History

Author: Peter Stein
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521643795
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This is a short and succinct summary of the unique position of Roman law in European culture by one of the world's leading legal historians.

Why Lawsuits Are Good For America

Author: Carl T. Bogus
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814737943
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Although the origins of the civil law tradition are thought to come from ancient
Roman law, the first modern civil law codes were produced in Prussia in 1794, in
France in 1804, and in Germany in 1896—all after the founding of the American
Republic. Alexis de Tocqueville captured something of the difference between
the common law and civil law systems when he wrote: “The English and
American lawyers investigate what has been done; the French advocate inquires
what should ...

A Summary Of The Roman Civil Law

Author: Patrick Mac Chombaich De Colquhoun
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object of, as connected with sponsio, § 2376. Sacrifices, Jewish and Christian
practice of, § 290. • — Rome, by whom eaten, § 290. manner of offering, § 290. to
mitigate pestilence, § 290. Suovetauralia, § 926. Sacrilegium, § 2406. Sacrorum
Duumviri, see Duumviri. St. Augustine, mission to England, § 255, p. 276. —
George's and Irish Channels, what cannot be construed into, § 923. — Paul,
when beheaded, § 49. — Peter, office maintained by Roman Divines to have
originated with, ...

The Law Of Obligations

Author: Reinhard Zimmermann
Publisher: Clarendon Press
ISBN: 9780198764267
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Scholarly survey of the Law of Obligations form classical to modern times.

Legal Traditions Of The World

Author: H. Patrick Glenn
Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)
ISBN: 019966983X
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We know the history of continental or civil law largely as a history of two periods,
that of roman law and that of modern continental law, beginning with the 're-
discovery' of roman law in the eleventh century AD. Things didn't, however,
happen like this. There wasn't somehow a break, a 'dark' age (as the still
unavoidable western language puts it).2 From whenever roman law began, to the
present, there has 1 For all 'non-Romans' of Europe being people of 'primary
orality' in the 4th and ...