Crime and Culture: An Historical Perspective (Advances in

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.21 MB Downloadable formats: PDF This topic alone merits a separate paper. Let's begin with stipulated definitions of "restraint" and "constraint." Again, if the subsequent statutory marriage is void ab initio, could the parties thereto be regarded as husband and wife under the preceding customary-law marriage? The realists were deeply skeptical of the ascendant notion that judicial legislation is a rarity....
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Ancient Laws Of Ireland V3: Or Customary Law And The Book Of

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.42 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The methodological implications of the turn towards social theory are addressed in: J Habermas, Zur Logik der Sozialwissenschaften (Frankfurt, Suhrkamp, 1970); English translation: J Habermas, On the Logic of the Social Sciences (Cambridge, Polity Press, 1988). • [9] J Habermas, Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns, 2 volumes (Frankfurt, Suhrkamp, 1981); English translations: J ...
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Customary Law: Tradition and Transformation (Paperback)

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.91 MB Downloadable formats: PDF A cardinal utility function yields a real-number value for each possible state of affairs. This leads to a difficult area of enquiry, of which all that can be said in this context is that in some countries a sophisticated secular system may well exist, but only on paper. Four of these communities do not have a police station in the community, only close-by. Those who advocate a pos...
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A survey of the African customary law of obligations

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.11 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business at the Harvard Law School. It follows therefore from the above the rules of customary law that the right of the pledgor to redeem cannot be defeated by lapse of time and may be exercised by the pledgor’s successor in title. Let us stipulate then, that term "human" is a biological term, which refers to all the members of the species ...
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The Future of Tradition; Customary Law, Common Law and Legal

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.39 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Mature reflection, however, will show that such an impression is quite unwarranted. Such natural rights designate basic demands for liberty and life�s necessities. Coke’s claim also implies that with each new judicial decision based on the reasoning of past cases, and insofar as like cases should be treated alike, it is the new case itself and not the judge that extends the law. Cu...
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The Shade of New Leaves: Governance in Traditional

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.53 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Schnitzer, Adolf F. (1945) 1961 Vergleichende Rechtslehre. 2 vols., 2d ed., rev. & enl. In fact, multiple systems have been more common than unitary systems. On the one hand, we talk about legitimacy as a normative concept. As the great philosophical movement of the Middle Ages, Scholasticism, 3 approached its peak, the natural-law doctrine attained its most masterly expressi...
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Tribal Customary Laws of North-East India

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.92 MB Downloadable formats: PDF A primary rule is a rule that imposes an obligation or a duty. “[P]rimary rules are concerned with the actions that individuals must or must not do,” such as restrictions on "violence, theft, and deception." Hund argues that this is a misconception based on a failure to acknowledge the importance of the internal element. Below are some useful websites of various Indonesian government...
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Background Paper Family Law and Customary Law

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.86 MB Downloadable formats: PDF This obviously applies to a number of African countries but is also the case, albeit under very different circumstances, as regards the law of China or India, for example. (…) Customary law, which category also includes what is known as “Aboriginal laws” have not been highlighted in cases where, even though they may be used for certain means, they do not represent a key charact...
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Manual of Nuer Law: Being an account of Customary Law, Its

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.29 MB Downloadable formats: PDF See Watts, ‘The Legal Position in International Law of Heads of States, Heads of Governments and Foreign Ministers’, 247 Recueil des Cours (1994) 8, at 56, 88. ↵ 96 Dorsey, ‘Reflections on the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act After Twenty Years’, 28 J Maritime L & Commerce (1997) 257, at 257. ↵ 97 I. Dlamini, supra note 36 at 75-78; Sandra Burman, “Illegitimacy and the African ...
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The Tort of Conversion

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.56 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Daniel VISSER notes the assistance which the "purist" defenders of Roman-Dutch law at that period of South African history derived from the institutional writings of modern European civilian authors, especially those who published in Dutch and German: [258] "This practice brought much modern civilian learning into South African law, a process greatly facilitated by virtue of th...
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