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ROMANESQUE LAW [1 record]

Record 1 2010-11-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Legal System
DEF

The traditional law of the city of Rome, beginning with the Twelve Tables and developed by juristic interpretation. It covered areas of law restricted to Roman citizens, such as the formalities of making a will.

OBS

In reference to Romans, civil law (commonly referred to as jus civile) denotes the whole body of Roman law, from what ever source derived. But it is also used to denote that part of Roman law peculiar to the Romans, as opposed to the common law of all peoples (jus gentium).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Théorie du droit
DEF

Droit d'origine romano germanique, par opposition à la Common law.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Régimen jurídico
OBS

ordenamiento jurídico de inspiración romanista: Expresión reproducida del Glosario Provisional de Términos Jurídicos con la autorización de la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas en Ginebra.

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