corpus juris


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Related to corpus juris: Corpus Juris Civilis

corpus juris

(ˈdʒʊərɪs)
n
(Law) a body of law, esp the laws of a nation or state
[from Late Latin, literally: a body of law]

corpus juris

A collection of laws, especially laws of a country.
Translations
cuerpo de leyes
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The Corpus Juris, a website featuring legal resources, said in its Twitter post that the proposed deletion 'stood out from the rest' of the numerous contentious amendments floated during a Tuesday committee hearing.
Astonishingly, the corpus juris of Pakistan does not contain even a single mention of the word 'handcuff' let alone its related procedures.
Matthews' Corpus Juris Humorous (5) is based entirely on actual cases, while R.
Estos actos de barbarie, y muchos mas que han alterado el paisaje cultural de la region, han motivado a la comunidad internacional a considerar seriamente llevar a la justicia a los responsables del El por sus graves violaciones al derecho humanitario (DH): el corpus juris que regula la conducta en tiempos de conflicto armado e intenta limitar los efectos deletereos de la guerra en contra de la sociedad civil que no toma parte en las hostilidades.
The EU's justice system is based on its embryonic corpus juris, it's roots in Code Napoleon, and the two are alien to each other.
Contrast this, for example, with the admonitions of those Ten Commandments that directly regulate the thoughts (2) and actions (3) of the citizenry, or with Justinian I's Corpus Juris Civilis, which, while providing certain individual protections, placed few, if any, restraints upon governmental action.
In doing so, he brought ystanbul to a specific point in legal history, following on from Byzantine emperor Justinian I and his codification the Corpus Juris Civilis.
Coherence, then, is both unrealistic and unattractive when imposed on the corpus juris of a large, diverse, federal republic like the United States.
The Corpus Juris Civilis, which was established between 529 and 535 AD attempted to pull together Rome's history of law into one document.
The fear must now be that under the Treaty of Lisbon, Brussels will increasingly push towards a unified system of European law, founded on continental corpus juris which is wholly at odds with our system which Mr Obama was so keen to praise.
533-34, emperor Justinian codified the Roman law into the Corpus Juris Civilis, the forerunner to the extensive civil law system.
Aunque sucintamente, plantea cuestiones redaccionales, textuales, contextuales y recorridos posteriores de la obra de Alfonso el Sabio, y sus relaciones tanto con el Derecho Comun (Corpus Juris Civiles y Corpus Juris Canonici son sus respectivas glosas), como con los Codigos Espanoles (Fuero Juzgo, Ordenamiento de Alcala, Ordenanzas Reales, entre otros) y el ambito foral.