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Civil Procedural Law, the Judiciary, and Legal Professionals  

Alain Wijffels

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Jul 2018
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Aug 2018
In civil law courts, early modern civil procedure was based on the Roman-canonical model of proceedings originally developed in late medieval ecclesiastical courts and by academic ... More

The Civilized and the Uncivilized  

Liliana Obregón Tarazona

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
From the 16th century to the early 19th century, the concepts of civilized/uncivilized, which categorized and stratified peoples, nations, or States, were keys to the language of informal ... More

Peace Movements, Civil Society, and the Development of International Law  

Cecelia Lynch

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
The impact of peace movements on the development of international law over the course of the 19th and early 20th centuries was significant, especially in advancing norms of equality of ... More

Roman Law  

Clifford Ando

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Aug 2018
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Sep 2018
Roman law has been a system of practice and field of academic study for some 2,400 years. Today, the field enjoys unprecedented diversity in terms of linguistic, disciplinary, and national ... More

Tracing Legal History In Continental Civil Law  

Heikki Pihlajamäki

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Aug 2018
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Sep 2018
This chapter begins with a brief introductory note on the role of legal history in ancient Roman law, and the legal scholarship of medieval glossators and commentators. It then turns to ... More

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