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Outline of law

Index Outline of law

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to law: Law – is the set of rules and principles (laws) by which a society is governed, through enforcement by governmental authorities. [1]

144 relations: Administrative law, Ancient Germanic law, Ancient Greek law, Arms control, Babylonian law, Black letter law, Branches of science, Canon (canon law), Canon law, Canon law of the Catholic Church, Capital punishment by the United States federal government, Chief Justice of Canada, Civil and political rights, Civil law (common law), Civil law (legal system), Civil procedure, Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches, Code of Federal Regulations, Common law, Conflict of laws, Constitution, Constitutional court, Constitutional law, Criminal law, Criminal procedure, Custom (canon law), Custom (law), Customary international law, Decision (European Union), Decree (canon law), Decretales Gregorii IX, Decretum Gratiani, Directive (European Union), Discipline (academia), Dispensation (canon law), Environmental law, European Union law, European Union legislative procedure, Family law, Federal law, Hammurabi, Historical lists of Privy Counsellors, Humanities, Ignorantia juris non excusat, Index of international public law articles, Index of international trade topics, Index of real estate articles, International law, Interpretation (canon law), JurisPedia, ..., Justinian I, Law, Legal history, Legal history of the Catholic Church, Legal pluralism, Legal treatise, List of Ayatollahs, List of copyright case law, List of courts in England and Wales, List of current members of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, List of high courts in India, List of international declarations, List of international environmental agreements, List of Judicial Committee of the Privy Council cases, List of jurists, List of Justices of the High Court of Australia, List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States by court composition, List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States by seat, List of landmark United Kingdom House of Lords cases, List of largest law firms by revenue, List of Latin legal terms, List of Latin phrases, List of law journals, List of legal abbreviations, List of legislatures by country, List of Lords of Appeal in Ordinary, List of national legal systems, List of prisons, List of prisons in the United Kingdom, List of Privy Counsellors of Northern Ireland, List of riots, List of software patents, List of special tribunals and courts, List of Supreme Court of Canada cases, List of top United States patent recipients, List of treaties, List of U.S. federal prisons, List of U.S. military prisons, List of Uniform Acts (United States), List of United Kingdom House of Lords cases, List of United States federal legislation, Lists of case law, Lists of current members of the Privy Council, Lists of law schools, Lists of legislation, Lists of United States state prisons, Lists of United States Supreme Court cases, Local ordinance, Monism and dualism in international law, Moses, Napoleon, Obrogation, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Oriental canon law, Outline (list), Outline of commercial law, Outline of criminal justice, Outline of logic, Person (canon law), Photios I of Constantinople, Pietro Gasparri, Pope Benedict XIV, Pope Gregory IX, Pope John Paul II, Precedent, Presumption of innocence, Procedural law, Promulgation (canon law), Public law, Raymond of Penyafort, Regulation (European Union), Roman law, Rule of law, Senator of the College of Justice, Sharia, Social science, Sources of international law, Sources of law, State government, Statute, Statutory law, Substantive law, Supranational law, System, Tax law, Thomas Aquinas, Treason, Treaties of the European Union, Treatise on Law, Treaty, William Blackstone, 1917 Code of Canon Law, 1983 Code of Canon Law. Expand index (94 more) »

Administrative law

Administrative law is the body of law that governs the activities of administrative agencies of government.

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Ancient Germanic law

Several Latin law codes of the Germanic peoples written in the Early Middle Ages (also known as leges barbarorum "laws of the barbarians") survive, dating to between the 5th and 9th centuries.

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Ancient Greek law

Ancient Greek law consists of the laws and legal institutions of Ancient Greece.

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Arms control

Arms control is a term for international restrictions upon the development, production, stockpiling, proliferation and usage of small arms, conventional weapons, and weapons of mass destruction.

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Babylonian law

Babylonian law is a subset of cuneiform law that has received particular study, owing to the singular extent of the associated archaeological material that has been found for it.

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Black letter law

In common law legal systems, black letter laws are the well-established legal rules that are no longer subject to reasonable dispute.

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Branches of science

The branches of science, also referred to as sciences, "scientific fields", or "scientific disciplines" are commonly divided into three major groups.

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Canon (canon law)

For the legal system of ecclesiastical canons, see Canon law and Canon law (Catholic Church). In Catholic canon law, a canon is a certain rule or norm of conduct or belief prescribed by the Catholic Church.

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Canon law

Canon law (from Greek kanon, a 'straight measuring rod, ruler') is a set of ordinances and regulations made by ecclesiastical authority (Church leadership), for the government of a Christian organization or church and its members.

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Canon law of the Catholic Church

The canon law of the Catholic Church is the system of laws and legal principles made and enforced by the hierarchical authorities of the Catholic Church to regulate its external organization and government and to order and direct the activities of Catholics toward the mission of the Church.

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Capital punishment by the United States federal government

Capital punishment is a legal penalty under the United States federal government criminal justice system.

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Chief Justice of Canada

The Chief Justice of Canada is the presiding judge of the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Civil and political rights

Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals.

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Civil law (common law)

Civil law is a branch of the law.

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Civil law (legal system)

Civil law, civilian law, or Roman law is a legal system originating in Europe, intellectualized within the framework of Roman law, the main feature of which is that its core principles are codified into a referable system which serves as the primary source of law.

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Civil procedure

Civil procedure is the body of law that sets out the rules and standards that courts follow when adjudicating civil lawsuits (as opposed to procedures in criminal law matters).

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Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches

The Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches (Latin: Codex Canonum Ecclesiarum Orientalium, abbreviated CCEO) is the title of the 1990 codification of the common portions of the Canon Law for the 23 Eastern Catholic churches in the Catholic Church.

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Code of Federal Regulations

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules and regulations (sometimes called administrative law) published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the federal government of the United States.

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Common law

Common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is that body of law derived from judicial decisions of courts and similar tribunals.

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Conflict of laws

Conflict of laws concerns relations across different legal jurisdictions between natural persons, companies, corporations and other legal entities, their legal obligations and the appropriate forum and procedure for resolving disputes between them.

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Constitution

A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed.

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Constitutional court

A constitutional court is a high court that deals primarily with constitutional law.

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Constitutional law

Constitutional law is a body of law which defines the role, powers, and structure of different entities within a state, namely, the executive, the parliament or legislature, and the judiciary; as well as the basic rights of citizens and, in federal countries such as the United States and Canada, the relationship between the central government and state, provincial, or territorial governments.

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Criminal law

Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime.

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Criminal procedure

Criminal procedure is the adjudication process of the criminal law.

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Custom (canon law)

Custom in Catholic canon law is the repeated and constant performance of certain acts for a defined period of time, which, with the approval of the competent legislator, thereby acquire the force of law.

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Custom (law)

Custom in law is the established pattern of behavior that can be objectively verified within a particular social setting.

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Customary international law

Customary international law is an aspect of international law involving the principle of custom.

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Decision (European Union)

In European Union law, a decision is a legal instrument which is binding upon those individuals to which it is addressed.

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Decree (canon law)

A decree (Latin: decretum, from decerno, "I judge") is, in a general sense, an order or law made by a superior authority for the direction of others.

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Decretales Gregorii IX

The Decretals of Gregory IX (Latin, Decretales Gregorii IX), also collectively called the Liber extra, are an important source of medieval Canon Law.

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Decretum Gratiani

The Decretum Gratiani, also known as the Concordia discordantium canonum or Concordantia discordantium canonum or simply as the Decretum, is a collection of Canon law compiled and written in the 12th century as a legal textbook by the jurist known as Gratian.

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Directive (European Union)

A directive is a legal act of the European Union which requires member states to achieve a particular result without dictating the means of achieving that result.

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Discipline (academia)

An academic discipline or academic field is a branch of knowledge.

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Dispensation (canon law)

In the jurisprudence of canon law of the Catholic Church, a dispensation is the exemption from the immediate obligation of law in certain cases.

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Environmental law

Environmental law, also known as environmental and natural resources law, is a collective term describing the network of treaties, statutes, regulations, common and customary laws addressing the effects of human activity on the natural environment.

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European Union law

European Union law is the system of laws operating within the member states of the European Union.

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European Union legislative procedure

The European Union adopts legislation through a variety of legislative procedures.

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Family law

Family law (also called matrimonial law or the law of domestic relations) is an area of the law that deals with family matters and domestic relations.

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Federal law

Federal law is the body of law created by the federal government of a country.

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Hammurabi

Hammurabi was the sixth king of the First Babylonian Dynasty, reigning from 1792 BC to 1750 BC (according to the Middle Chronology).

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Historical lists of Privy Counsellors

These are lists of Privy Counsellors of England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom from the reorganisation in 1679 of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council to the present day.

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Humanities

Humanities are academic disciplines that study aspects of human society and culture.

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Ignorantia juris non excusat

Ignorantia juris non excusatBlack's Law Dictionary, 5th Edition, pg.

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Index of international public law articles

List of international public law topics: This is a comprehensive list of pages dealing with public international law, i.e. those areas of law dealing with the United Nations System and the Law of Nations.

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Index of international trade topics

This is a list of international trade topics.

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Index of real estate articles

This aims to be a complete list of the articles on real estate.

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International law

International law is the set of rules generally regarded and accepted as binding in relations between states and between nations.

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Interpretation (canon law)

Regarding the canon law of the Catholic Church, canonists provide and obey rules for the interpretation and acceptation of words, in order that legislation is correctly understood and the extent of its obligation is determined.

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JurisPedia

JurisPedia is a wiki encyclopedia of academic law in many languages,(13 April 2011).

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Justinian I

Justinian I (Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Iustinianus Augustus; Flávios Pétros Sabbátios Ioustinianós; 482 14 November 565), traditionally known as Justinian the Great and also Saint Justinian the Great in the Eastern Orthodox Church, was the Eastern Roman emperor from 527 to 565.

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Law

Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior.

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Legal history

Legal history or the history of law is the study of how law has evolved and why it changed.

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Legal history of the Catholic Church

The legal history of the Catholic Church is the history of the oldest continuously functioning legal system in the West, much later than Roman law but predating the evolution of modern European civil law traditions.

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Legal pluralism

Legal pluralism is the existence of multiple legal systems within one (human) population and/or geographic area.

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Legal treatise

A legal treatise is a scholarly legal publication containing all the law relating to a particular area, such as criminal law or trusts and estates.

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List of Ayatollahs

This is a partial list of Ayatollahs, a title given to high ranked Twelver Shi'a Muslims clerics.

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List of copyright case law

The following is a list of cases that deal with issues of concern to copyright in various jurisdictions.

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List of courts in England and Wales

This is a list of courts in England and Wales.

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List of current members of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada

Members of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada use the title The Honourable if they are ordinary members.

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List of high courts in India

There are 24 high courts at the state and union territory level of India, which together with the Supreme Court of India at the national level, comprise the country's judicial system.

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List of international declarations

This is a chronological list of international declarations, declarations of independence, declarations of war, etc.

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List of international environmental agreements

This is a list of international environmental agreements.

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List of Judicial Committee of the Privy Council cases

This is a list of major cases decided by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

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List of jurists

The following lists are of prominent jurists, including judges, listed in alphabetical order by jurisdiction.

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List of Justices of the High Court of Australia

The following table contains the details of the 48 men and five women who have ever been appointed as Justices of the High Court of Australia.

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List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest ranking judicial body in the United States.

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List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States by court composition

The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest ranking judicial body in the United States.

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List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States by seat

The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest ranking judicial body in the United States.

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List of landmark United Kingdom House of Lords cases

This page lists legal decisions of the House of Lords.

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List of largest law firms by revenue

This is a list of the world's largest law firms by revenue.

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List of Latin legal terms

A number of Latin terms are used in legal terminology and legal maxims.

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List of Latin phrases

This page lists direct English translations of common Latin phrases, such as veni, vidi, vici and et cetera.

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List of law journals

This list of law journals includes periodical academic publications on law.

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List of legal abbreviations

It is common practice in legal documents to cite to other publications by using standard abbreviations for the title of each source.

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List of legislatures by country

This is a list of legislatures by country.

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List of Lords of Appeal in Ordinary

This is a complete list of people who have been appointed a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary under the terms of the Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876.

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List of national legal systems

The contemporary legal systems of the world are generally based on one of four basic systems: civil law, common law, statutory law, religious law or combinations of these.

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List of prisons

This page provides a list of prisons by country.

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List of prisons in the United Kingdom

List of prisons in the United Kingdom is a list of all 150 current and a number of historical prisons in England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

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List of Privy Counsellors of Northern Ireland

This is a list of members of the Privy Council of Northern Ireland.

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List of riots

This is a chronological list of known riots.

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List of software patents

This is a categorized list of notable patents and patent applications involving computer programs, often labelled software patents.

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List of special tribunals and courts

This is a list of special or exceptional tribunals and courts for the trying of people.

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List of Supreme Court of Canada cases

The Supreme Court of Canada is the court of last resort and final appeal in Canada.

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List of top United States patent recipients

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issues an annual "Patenting by Organizations" report on the agency's web site.

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List of treaties

This list of treaties contains known historic agreements, pacts, peaces, and major contracts between states, armies, governments, and tribal groups.

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List of U.S. federal prisons

The Federal Bureau of Prisons classifies prisons into several categories.

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List of U.S. military prisons

This is a list of U.S. military prisons and brigs operated by the federal Department of Defense for prisoners and convicts from the United States military.

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List of Uniform Acts (United States)

This is a list of Uniform Acts.

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List of United Kingdom House of Lords cases

This article lists by year the cases heard before the Judicial Committee of the House of Lords until it was replaced by the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in October 2009.

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List of United States federal legislation

This is a chronological, but still incomplete, list of United States federal legislation.

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Lists of case law

This list consists of lists of case law.

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Lists of current members of the Privy Council

Lists of current members of the Privy Council.

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Lists of law schools

This lists of law schools is organized by world region and then country.

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Lists of legislation

This list consists of lists of legislation.

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Lists of United States state prisons

This is a list of U.S. state prisons (2010) (not including federal prisons or county jails in the United States or prisons in U.S. territories).

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Lists of United States Supreme Court cases

This page serves as an index of lists of United States Supreme Court cases.

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Local ordinance

A local ordinance is a law usually found in a code of laws for a political division smaller than a state or nation, i.e., a local government such as a municipality, county, parish, prefecture, etc.

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Monism and dualism in international law

The terms monism and dualism are used to describe two different theories of the relationship between international law and national law.

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Moses

Mosesמֹשֶׁה, Modern Tiberian ISO 259-3; ܡܘܫܐ Mūše; موسى; Mωϋσῆς was a prophet in the Abrahamic religions.

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Napoleon

Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.

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Obrogation

In the canon law of the Catholic Church, obrogation is the enacting of a contrary law that is a revocation of a previous law.

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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (March 8, 1841 – March 6, 1935) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932, and as Acting Chief Justice of the United States from January–February 1930.

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Oriental canon law

Oriental canon law is the law of the 23 Catholic sui juris particular churches of the Eastern Catholic tradition.

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Outline (list)

An outline, also called a hierarchical outline, is a list arranged to show hierarchical relationships and is a type of tree structure.

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Outline of commercial law

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to commercial law: Commercial law – body of law that governs business and commercial transactions.

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Outline of criminal justice

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to criminal justice: Criminal justice – system of practices and institutions of governments directed at upholding social control, deterring and mitigating crime, or sanctioning those who violate laws with criminal penalties and rehabilitation efforts.

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Outline of logic

Logic is the formal science of using reason and is considered a branch of both philosophy and mathematics.

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Person (canon law)

In the canon law of the Catholic Church, a person is a subject of certain legal rights and obligations.

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Photios I of Constantinople

Photios I (Φώτιος Phōtios), (c. 810/820 – 6 February 893), also spelled PhotiusFr.

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Pietro Gasparri

Pietro Gasparri, GCTE (5 May 1852 – 18 November 1934) was a Roman Catholic cardinal, diplomat and politician in the Roman Curia and the signatory of the Lateran Pacts.

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Pope Benedict XIV

Pope Benedict XIV (Benedictus XIV; 31 March 1675 – 3 May 1758), born Prospero Lorenzo Lambertini, served as the Pope of the Catholic Church from 17 August 1740 to his death in 1758.

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Pope Gregory IX

Pope Gregory IX Gregorius IX (born Ugolino di Conti; c. 1145 or before 1170 – 22 August 1241), was Pope from 19 March 1227 to his death in 1241.

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Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II (Ioannes Paulus II; Giovanni Paolo II; Jan Paweł II; born Karol Józef Wojtyła;; 18 May 1920 – 2 April 2005) served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005.

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Precedent

In common law legal systems, a precedent, or authority, is a principle or rule established in a previous legal case that is either binding on or persuasive for a court or other tribunal when deciding subsequent cases with similar issues or facts.

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Presumption of innocence

The presumption of innocence is the principle that one is considered innocent unless proven guilty.

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Procedural law

Procedural law, adjective law, or rules of court comprises the rules by which a court hears and determines what happens in civil, lawsuit, criminal or administrative proceedings.

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Promulgation (canon law)

Promulgation in the canon law of the Catholic Church is the publication of a law by which it is made known publicly, and is required by canon law for the law to obtain legal effect.

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Public law

Public law is that part of law which governs relationships between individuals and the government, and those relationships between individuals which are of direct concern to society.

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Raymond of Penyafort

Raymond of Penyafort, O.P., (ca. 1175 – 6 January 1275) (Sant Ramon de Penyafort,; San Raimundo de Peñafort) was a Spanish Dominican friar in the 13th century, who compiled the Decretals of Gregory IX, a collection of canon laws that remained a major part of Church law until the 20th century.

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Regulation (European Union)

A regulation is a legal act of the European Union that becomes immediately enforceable as law in all member states simultaneously.

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Roman law

Roman law is the legal system of ancient Rome, including the legal developments spanning over a thousand years of jurisprudence, from the Twelve Tables (c. 449 BC), to the Corpus Juris Civilis (AD 529) ordered by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I. Roman law forms the basic framework for civil law, the most widely used legal system today, and the terms are sometimes used synonymously.

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Rule of law

The rule of law is the "authority and influence of law in society, especially when viewed as a constraint on individual and institutional behavior; (hence) the principle whereby all members of a society (including those in government) are considered equally subject to publicly disclosed legal codes and processes".

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Senator of the College of Justice

The Senators of the College of Justice are judges of the College of Justice, a set of legal institutions involved in the administration of justice in Scotland.

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Sharia

Sharia, Sharia law, or Islamic law (شريعة) is the religious law forming part of the Islamic tradition.

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Social science

Social science is a major category of academic disciplines, concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society.

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Sources of international law

International law is the name of a body of rules which regulate the conduct of sovereign states in their relations with one another.

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Sources of law

Sources of law are the origins of laws, the binding rules that enable any state to govern its territory.

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State government

A state government is the government of a country subdivision in a federal form of government, which shares political power with the federal or national government.

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Statute

A statute is a formal written enactment of a legislative authority that governs a city, state, or country.

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Statutory law

Statutory law or statute law is written law set down by a body of legislature or by a singular legislator (in the case of absolute monarchy).

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Substantive law

Substantive law is the set of laws that governs how members of a society are to behave.

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Supranational law

Supranational law is a form of international law, based on the limitation of the rights of sovereign nations between one another.

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System

A system is a regularly interacting or interdependent group of items forming an integrated whole.

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Tax law

Tax law is an area of legal study dealing with the constitutional, common-law, statutory, tax treaty, and regulatory rules that constitute the law applicable to taxation.

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Thomas Aquinas

Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225 – 7 March 1274) was an Italian Dominican friar, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church.

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Treason

In law, treason is the crime that covers some of the more extreme acts against one's nation or sovereign.

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Treaties of the European Union

The Treaties of the European Union are a set of international treaties between the European Union (EU) member states which sets out the EU's constitutional basis.

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Treatise on Law

Treatise on Law is St. Thomas Aquinas' major work of legal philosophy.

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Treaty

A treaty is an agreement under international law entered into by actors in international law, namely sovereign states and international organizations.

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William Blackstone

Sir William Blackstone (10 July 1723 – 14 February 1780) was an English jurist, judge and Tory politician of the eighteenth century.

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1917 Code of Canon Law

The 1917 Code of Canon Law, also referred to as the Pio-Benedictine Code,Dr.

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1983 Code of Canon Law

The 1983 Code of Canon Law (abbreviated 1983 CIC from its Latin title Codex Iuris Canonici), also called the Johanno-Pauline Code, is the "fundamental body of ecclesiastical laws for the Latin Church".

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References

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