Corpus Juris Civilis

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Corpus Juris Civilis

(sɪˈvaɪlɪs)
n
(Law) law the body of Roman or civil law consolidated by Justinian in the 6th century ad. It consists of four parts, the Institutes, Digest, Code, and Novels
[New Latin, literally: body of civil law]
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E da ricordare che il Corpus Iuris Civilis di Giustiniano recepisce anche i contenuti strettamente connessi con i valori evangelici della Chiesa che, nel frattempo, a partire dal III secolo, si individua sempre piu come istituzione giuridica: un caso esemplare e l'istituzione del matrimonio che in quanto sacramento si distingue dalla "conventio in manum" anche per gli effetti giuridici.
In canto VI, the emperor who created the body of Roman law known as the Corpus Iuris Civilis, strongly defends the empire in a long monologue.
Como en el plano de la reforma religiosa se rebatia el metodo exegetico a la hora de interpretar las sagradas escrituras, en el plano de la ciencia del derecho se cuestionaba la lectura que 1 los glosadores y los comentaristas habian realizado sobre las fuentes juridicas romanas (en especial el Corpus Iuris Civilis), utilizando coincidentemente el mismo metodo.
The overall picture that emerges is a curious one, he says, because delict, one of the main sources of obligations, was neglected by those who wrote on the Corpus Iuris Civilis after a very early point in the revival of Romanist scholarship in the Middle Ages.
Firstly, the common law position in SA is clear, namely that the human body is not a proper object of ownership: Grotius, [5] a leading Roman-Dutch law authority, defines property as all useful things excluding or external to humans (my translation of: 'Zaken noemen wy hier al wat daer is buiten den mensch, den mensch eenichsints nut zijnde'.); this definition by Grotius must be read with the provision in the Corpus Iuris Civilis [6] (a codification of Roman Law) that no-one is to be regarded as the owner of his own limbs (my translation of: 'quoniam dominus membrorum suorum nemo videtur).
He querido tanto al caballero vecino, Manuel Dominguez, que le preste mis dos volumenes del Corpus Iuris Civilis, edicion de Mommsen y Kruger, hecha en Berlin en 1928, yo, que no dejo salir esos volumenes de mi casa, pues me recuerdan que ab initio llegue a la Javeriana a estudiar Derecho por mi amor al Derecho Romano (Mommsen & Krueger, 1928).
Com prefacio de Giorgio Agamben e posfacio de Michele Spano--que define o autor como um dos mais originais estudiosos do direito romano do seculo passado--, o ensaio e estruturado em torno da classificacao das coisas feita pelo Corpus iuris civilis. Propoe-se uma reflexao sobre o processo pelo qual uma coisa e classificada e valorada como bem juridico, num movimento descrito como a "captura juridica das coisas".
Sigue luego un apartado sobre Legislacion civil, con nueve referencias, a partir del Corpus Iuris Civilis de Mommsen, para seguir con las principales leyes alemanas al respecto hasta el ano 2012.
The 1864 reforming laws also contained what was known as "the legislative work of Alexandru Ioan Cuza" or corpus iuris civilis, namely: the Civil Code, the Criminal Code, the Code of Civil Procedure and the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Glover states that by the time the Corpus Iuris Civilis was compiled, (12) the Romans disapproved of persons using threats to inspire the creation of legal obligations (the Corpus Iuris Civilis is our most valuable source of authority with regard to how duress cases were treated in Roman times).