In the meanwhile," continued the magistrate, "our codes are in full force, with all their contradictory enactments derived from Gallic customs, Roman laws
, and Frank usages; the knowledge of all which, you will agree, is not to be acquired without extended labor; it needs tedious study to acquire this knowledge, and, when acquired, a strong power of brain to retain it.
If applied, the doctrine - which harkens back to Roman law
- would have far reaching implications: in denying an industry's legal standing to trade, it gives authorities more leeway to impose restrictions.
He said: Europe is based on Christian civilisation, and Christianity built the cathedral of European civilisation from Jewish ethics, Greek culture, Germanic state organisation and Roman law
Historians and classicists from the US address the economic aspects of law and legal institutions, the efficiency of law in deterring harmful behavior, the relationship between local provincial law and Roman law
in the Roman Empire, concepts of justice in provincial Roman society, how Roman legal rules are embedded in social values, the role of political forces in shaping legislation in the Roman Empire, and the usefulness of law and legal institutions for various levels in Roman society.
Taking its cue from the tribunal's previous actions in creating the writ of amparo and the writ of habeas data, Centerlaw said the new judicial order may be called the 'writ contra homo sacer,' a legal principle based on an ancient Roman law
Ioan Peretz, in his course on the history of Romanian law, presents in the first part the norms of classical Roman law
on the ground that they are "the Roman stock of our law".
The legal and social legacy of Roman law
facilitated the incorporation of African-descended people into Latin American societies and allowed for limited social mobility in ways that were impossible in the United States prior to 1960.
Bethlehem was busy as people went around, about their business with bustling sound, many strangers there so to Jerusalem they could go, to fill in the census and obey the Roman law
The VOC had to turn to Roman law
to find some guidance as to rules concerning possession, sale, treatment, and emancipation.
The Scholars of the Universities on the Continent played a similarly creative role in transforming the Roman law
of the Digest into the Ius Commune of Europe.
Indeed, Leoni uses the Roman law
made by the jurisconsults and English common law essentially interchangeably as an analytical matter, so that the structure he uses in describing Roman law
developed by the jurisconsult is essentially the same one that Hayek later identifies as distinctive in the common-law process under the English common law.
Drawing on Roman law
, under the patronage of the papacy, canon lawyers, in university settings such as Bologna, Padua, Paris, and Oxford, from the late eleventh century began to create a system of law for Christians founded on the assumption of moral equality.