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Franciscus Accursius

(c. 1181—1259)

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Azo

Azo  

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(d. after 1229) Law professor at Bologna for thirty years, ranked as the most influential law teacher of his time.Authoritative medieval commentaries on civil and canon law invariably treat ...
Bartolo da Sassoferrato

Bartolo da Sassoferrato  

(1313–57),Italian jurist and political theorist. He studied law at Perugia and Bologna and practised as a judicial assessor at Todi and Pisa, and from 1343 taught law at Perugia. ...
civil law

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 ...
Conflict of Laws

Conflict of Laws  

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The field of law comprising the body of rules to which resort is made when multi-jurisdictional issues arise. Although the doctrines, rules and principles of private law generally assume that ...
Glos(s)a Ordinaria

Glos(s)a Ordinaria  

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The standard medieval commentary on the Bible, known also as the Glos(s)a Communis or simply the Glos(s)a. It was drawn up chiefly from extracts from the Fathers, and was arranged in the form of ...
glossators

glossators  

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With the rediscovery of the Digest in the 1070s Justinian’s entire Corpus iuris civilis for the first time provided a rational body of universally applicable law in medieval Europe. It ...
law, medieval Spanish

law, medieval Spanish  

(1256–65)The law code Las Siete Partidas was created under Alfonso X of Castile and León and divided into seven ‘parts’ or books (perhaps because of the number’s symbolic value). ...
servitudes

servitudes  

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Until late classical Roman law, the term servitutes (servitudes) was applied to restrictions on the ownership of land in favour of neighbouring land (e.g. a right of way from one ...
Territorial Concepts in Islamic Law

Territorial Concepts in Islamic Law  

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This entry focuses on the question of how the relation between the Islamic categories of political units exerts its influence on the validity of Islamic law as a universal normative system.[...]
Unjust Enrichment in Medieval and Post-Medieval Roman Law

Unjust Enrichment in Medieval and Post-Medieval Roman Law  

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Article 6: 212 § 1 of the new Dutch Civil code states explicitly that “a person who has been unjustifiably enriched at the expense of another is obliged, so far ...

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