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Christian Wolff

(1679—1754)

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civil law  

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1 The law of any particular state, now usually called municipal law.2 Roman law.3 A legal system based on Roman law, as distinct from the English system of common law.4 Private law, as opposed to ...
Classics of International Law

Classics of International Law  

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A series of 22 volumes, published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace from 1911 to 1950 under the general editorship of James Brown Scott (see Scott, James Brown), of ...
Eclectics

Eclectics  

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The name given to juridical writers of a particular school, sometimes also called ‘Grotians’, who stood somewhere between the naturalists and the positivists . They espoused a dualistic character of ...
Emer de Vattel

Emer de Vattel  

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(1714–1767).Swiss specialist in international law. Emer de Vattel was born on April 25, 1714, at Couvet in Neuchâtel, at the time a principality of Prussia that was also associated ...
Germany

Germany  

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German legal history begins with the Saxon emperors of the tenth century, and its initial era spans the tenth to the mid-thirteenth centuries. Even though there was no specific national ...
jus voluntarium

jus voluntarium  

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This term meaning ‘volitional’ rather than ‘voluntary’ law or rules, in contrast to jus necessarium or ‘necessary’ law or rules is employed by Wolff (see Wolff, Christian), particularly in his ...
private law

private law  

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The part of the law that deals with such aspects of relationships between individuals that are of no direct concern to the state. It includes the law of property and of trusts, family law, the law of ...
Prussian Allgemeines Landrecht

Prussian Allgemeines Landrecht  

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The Allgemeine Landrecht für die Preussischen Staaten (General Territorial Law for the Prussian States), commonly abbreviated to ALR, came into effect on June 1, 1794. The ALR represented the most ...
System and Systematization

System and Systematization  

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“Systematization” of law describes the creation (or discovery) of an order that differs from the order of the legal sources. For example, it can have the purpose of describing the ...
Wolff, Christian von

Wolff, Christian von (1679–1754)   Reference library

The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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(1679–1754).

After Hugo Grotius, Samuel von Pufendorf, and Christian Thomasius, Wolff was the last of the great natural

Wolff, Christian von

Wolff, Christian von (1676–1756)   Reference library

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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1676–1756.

Professor, Halle 1706–1723, 1740–1756. A rigorous and scientific writer on politics and law, he was

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