Author: Heidi Heiks

Publisher: TEACH Services, Inc.

ISBN: 1479605980

Category: Religion

Page: 244

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This fourth volume written by Heidi Heiks is dedicated to the prophetic periods of Daniel and Revelation. It addresses twenty objections and other issues that Heiks feels demand clarification. All objections are for the years and events connected to AD 508 and AD 538. Readers will find that Heiks clarifies documentation and resolves all the best arguments brought against what he considers, and has presented as, correct interpretation. The author also includes the Source Books’ bibliographies, which are a great resource for any scholar, historian, or layperson doing research.
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Author: Justinian I

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1329002555

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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The Corpus Juris Civilis or the Body of Civil Law was Complied from 529 to 534 by order of Justinian I; thus, it is sometimes referred to as the Code of Justinian. It however contains the body Roman law previous to the reign of Justinian. This compilation, translated by S.P. Scott into English, and formatted into Three volumes, contains: The Twelve Tables, The Institutes of Gaius, The Rules of Ulpian, The Opinions of Paulus, The Enactments of Justinian, and The Constitutions of Leo
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Author: James Davis

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 0567362116

Category: Religion

Page: 210

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In Matthew 5:38-42, Jesus overrides the Old Testament teaching of 'an eye for eye and a tooth for a tooth' - the Lex Talionis law - and commands his disciples to turn the other cheek. James Davis asks how Jesus' teaching in this instance relates to the Old Testament talionic commands, how it relates to New Testament era Judaism and what Jesus required from his disciples and the church. Based on the Old Testament texts such as Leviticus 24, Exodus 22 and Deuteronomy 19, a strong case can be made that the Lex Talionis law was understood to have a literal application there are several texts that text of Leviticus 24 provides the strongest case that a literal and judicial application. However, by the second century AD and later, Jewish rabbinic leadership was essentially unified that the OT did not require a literal talion, but that financial penalties could be substituted in court matters. Yet there is evidence from Philo, Rabbi Eliezer and Josephus that in the first century AD the application of literal talion in judicial matters was a major and viable Jewish viewpoint at the time of Jesus. Jesus instruction represents a different perspective from the OT lex talionis texts and also, possibly, from the Judaism of his time. Jesus commands the general principle of not retaliation against the evil person and intended this teaching to be concretely applied, as borne out in his own life. JSNTS
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Four Thousand Years of Courtroom Drama

Author: Sadakat Kadri

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 030743270X

Category: Law

Page: 480

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For as long as accuser and accused have faced each other in public, criminal trials have been establishing far more than who did what to whom–and in this fascinating book, Sadakat Kadri surveys four thousand years of courtroom drama. A brilliantly engaging writer, Kadri journeys from the silence of ancient Egypt’s Hall of the Dead to the clamor of twenty-first-century Hollywood to show how emotion and fear have inspired Western notions of justice–and the extent to which they still riddle its trials today. He explains, for example, how the jury emerged in medieval England from trials by fire and water, in which validations of vengeance were presumed to be divinely supervised, and how delusions identical to those that once sent witches to the stake were revived as accusations of Satanic child abuse during the 1980s. Lifting the lid on a particularly bizarre niche of legal history, Kadri tells how European lawyers once prosecuted animals, objects, and corpses–and argues that the same instinctive urge to punish is still apparent when a child or mentally ill defendant is accused of sufficiently heinous crimes. But Kadri’s history is about aspiration as well as ignorance. He shows how principles such as the right to silence and the right to confront witnesses, hallmarks of due process guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, were derived from the Bible by twelfth-century monks. He tells of show trials from Tudor England to Stalin’s Soviet Union, but contends that “no-trials,” in Guantánamo Bay and elsewhere, are just as repugnant to Western traditions of justice and fairness. With governments everywhere eroding legal protections in the name of an indefinite war on terror, Kadri’s analysis could hardly be timelier. At once encyclopedic and entertaining, comprehensive and colorful, The Trial rewards curiosity and an appreciation of the absurd but tackles as well questions that are profound. Who has the right to judge, and why? What did past civilizations hope to achieve through scapegoats and sacrifices–and to what extent are defendants still made to bear the sins of society at large? Kadri addresses such themes through scores of meticulously researched stories, all told with the verve and wit that won him one of Britain’s most prestigious travel-writing awards–and in doing so, he has created a masterpiece of popular history. From the Hardcover edition.
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Author: Rik Deblauwe

Publisher: KnopsPublishing

ISBN: 9460353738

Category:

Page: 687

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Een kind dat overlijdt vóór zijn ouders, het is altijd een vreselijke ervaring: het is strijdig met de natuur der dingen, het is iemand wat niemand voorziet. Bovendien kan het kind schenkingen gekregen hebben van een van zijn ouders; en wat gebeurt daar dan mee? Als er een beding van terugkeer in de schenkingsakte stond, dan keert het geschonkene terug naar de schenker, dat is duidelijk. Maar anders? Als de schenker aan die hypothese gewoon niet heeft willen denken? Vererft dat, naar zijn vrouw, naar de broers en zusters? En als de ouders gescheiden zijn: gaat er dan een deel naar de andere ouder, of naar de halfbroers en halfzussen uit het nieuwe gezin? Dan komt het recht de schenker ter hulp en dat noemt men het wettelijk recht van terugkeer, ook de anomale erfopvolging. Over dat wettelijk recht van terugkeer was weinig geschreven de laatste jaren, er is ook weinig rechtspraak. In dit boek wordt teruggegaan naar de oorsprong van dat recht, en het werd een wandeling door de wondere wereld van het Romeinse huwelijksgoederenrecht: een kennismaking met auteurs die 2000 tot 1500 jaar geleden leefden en werkten, schreven, lesgaven en dicteerden. We kunnen daarna de evolutie volgen in het Frankrijk van vóór de revolutie, tijdens die revolutie en in het Burgerlijk Wetboek, en uiteraard zo tot op heden. Het geeft zo ook inzicht in de wijze waarop het recht in het algemeen geëvolueerd is: en hoe de juristen omgingen met situaties die zich nu nog altijd voordoen; en ook hoe de ideeën gewijzigd zijn: denk maar aan de zogenaamde natuurlijke kinderen. Sinds einde 2013 is het wettelijk recht van terugkeer weer volop in de belangstelling: de Waalse wetgever had al een vrijstelling ingevoerd onder bepaalde voorwaarden, de Vlaamse is gevolgd, en nu heeft ook de federale wetgever plannen om het Burgerlijk Wetboek aan te passen. Ook dat wordt besproken. Wat bijzonder rustige materie was is de laatste maanden een hot item geworden!
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Author: Justinian I (Emperor of the East)

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780801494000

Category: Law

Page: 160

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Author: Samuel Parsons Scott

Publisher: Gale, Making of Modern Law

ISBN: 9781289352615

Category:

Page: 416

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The Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926, brings together foreign, comparative, and international titles in a single resource. Its International Law component features works of some of the great legal theorists, including Gentili, Grotius, Selden, Zouche, Pufendorf, Bijnkershoek, Wolff, Vattel, Martens, Mackintosh, Wheaton, among others. The materials in this archive are drawn from three world-class American law libraries: the Yale Law Library, the George Washington University Law Library, and the Columbia Law Library.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.+++++++++++++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: +++++++++++++++Yale Law LibraryLP3Y039090019100101The Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative, and International Law, 1600-1926Boston: The Boston Book Company, 1910lxxiv, 419 p.; 24 cmUnited States
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An Historical Introduction

Author: Hans Julius Wolff

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN: 9780806112961

Category: Political Science

Page: 260

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One of the great and lasting influences on the course of Western culture, Roman law occupies a unique place in the history of the civilized world. Originally the law of a small rural community, then of a powerful city-state, it became the law of an empire which embraced almost all of the known civilized world. The influence of Roman law extends into modern times and is reflected in the great codifications of private law that have come into existence in Europe, America, and Asia. Even now, Roman law in modified form is the law of the land in Scotland, and the civil code of Louisiana is directly based on Roman law. Forming an important part in the historical and intellectual background of understanding and a basis for further development of the principles of international jurisprudence. In this book an international authority on Roman legal history sets forth in clear, understandable English the institutions of Roman law and traces their development through the Byzantine Empire into medieval and modern Europe. It is an indispensable study for every American lawyer and for anyone interesting in legal and political history.
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Ancient and Modern

Author: Charles Howard McIlwain

Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

ISBN: 1584775505

Category: Law

Page: 162

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McIlwain, Charles Howard. Constitutionalism: Ancient and Modern. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1940. ix, 162 pp. Reprint available June 2005 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN 1-58477-550-5. Cloth. $75. * Upon publication The Law Quarterly Review praised this book, noting that "great learning is manifest in these pages" (cited in Marke). McIlwain [1871-1968] examines of the rise of constitutionalism from the "democratic strands" in the works of Aristotle and Cicero through the transitional moment between the medieval and the modern eras. He concludes with a discussion of the forces of despotism that were threatening constitutionally based individual freedom in the 1930s. One of the twentieth century's most distinguished scholars of Anglo-American constitutional history, McIlwain was Eaton Professor of the Science of Government in Harvard University and the author of The High Court of Parliament and Its Supremacy (1910) and The American Revolution: A Constitutional Interpretation (1924). Both of these are available as Lawbook Exchange reprints.
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Author: Alan Watson

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 0812205529

Category: History

Page: 768

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When Justinian became sole ruler of the Byzantine Empire in A.D. 527, he ordered the preparation of three compilations of Roman law that together formed the Corpus Juris Civilis. These works have become known individually as the Code, which collected the legal pronouncements of the Roman emperors, the Institutes, an elementary student's textbook, and the Digest, by far the largest and most highly prized of the three compilations. The Digest was assembled by a team of sixteen academic lawyers commissioned by Justinian in 533 to cull everything of value from earlier Roman law. It was for centuries the focal point of legal education in the West and remains today an unprecedented collection of the commentaries of Roman jurists on the civil law. Commissioned by the Commonwealth Fund in 1978, Alan Watson assembled a team of thirty specialists to produce this magisterial translation, which was first completed and published in 1985 with Theodor Mommsen's Latin text of 1878 on facing pages. This paperback edition presents a corrected English-language text alone, with an introduction by Alan Watson. Links to the three other volumes in the set: Volume 1 [Books 1-15] Volume 3 [Books 30-40] Volume 4 [Books 41-50]
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Author: Gaius,J. Graham Trapnell

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9781373890610

Category: History

Page: 174

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an essay on the development of libraries and their fittings, from the earliest times to the end of the eighteenth century

Author: John Willis Clark

Publisher: University Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Libraries

Page: 330

View: 8907

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Author: Lesley Adkins,Roy A. Adkins,Both Professional Archaeologists Roy A Adkins

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 0816074828

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 465

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Describes the people, places, and events of Ancient Rome, describing travel, trade, language, religion, economy, industry and more, from the days of the Republic through the High Empire period and beyond.
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