08 Sep

Ideas and procedures in African customary law : studies

Format: Paperback

Language:

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.61 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Fathers are often authoritarian and physically abusive within the family (Weiner, 1962) but incompetent as providers (Cormier, et. al., 1962). From Pagan Rome to Byzantium (Harvard University Press) 1987:421ff. This paper will first define legal systems, legal traditions, the civil and the common law, statutory law, mixed legal systems and mixed jurisdictions. Legal pluralism also exists to a certain extent in societies where the legal systems of the indigenous population have been given some recognition.

Read More

08 Sep

Between Indigenous and Settler Governance

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.24 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

It also emphasises on the role the Europeans played in the restructuring of the land holding issues in Ikorodu land. The method of reflective equilibrium is controversial. The possible socio-ecological adaptations associated to climate change may present multiple forms including environmentally driven migration, changes on the economic practices such as fishing and agriculture, forestry (e.g., intensification), institutional transformations, or new trading strategies [ 60, 61 ]—processes that can be measured using a wide range of social and natural science methods, some of which have been detailed in this paper.

Read More

08 Sep

Law and social change: A case study in the customary law of

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.08 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

When nations are located in arid regions, conflicts become endemic and intense despite otherwise friendly relations or even membership in a federal union. Second, the judge could be given more control from the outset of the dispute in deciding which witnesses to call and what questions to put to them. In MM, for example, the court used the literal interpretation method to protect the first wife and her child, albeit within the context of a customary marriage, but in the process the court overrode the interests of the second wife.[ 119 ] Both of these women were customary wives.

Read More

07 Sep

Fanti law report of decided cases on Fanti customary laws :

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.05 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Gore, etc.) could have been perceived as illegitimate, even if it had been a legitimate decision. The second prong of the test for customary international law, which is whether the United States would have a sense of opinio juris sive necessitatis towards the Code, is less favorable for customary international law. Finnis argues that the natural-law claim that an unjust "law" is not a true law can be explicated via the idea of the "focal meaning" of "law."

Read More

07 Sep

Customary Law in the Modern World: The Crossfire of Sudan's

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.00 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Positivism signifies the renouncing of all efforts to know the essences of things (nominalism), the repudiation of the metaphysics of hierarchized being and value. Sharia requires that there be four adult male Muslim witnesses to a hudud crime or a confession repeated four times, before someone can be punished for a Hudud crime. [4] Murder, bodily injury and property damage - intentional or unintentional - is considered a civil dispute under sharia law. [5] The victim, victim's heir(s) or guardian is given the option to either forgive the murderer, demand Qisas (equal retaliation) or accept a compensation (Diyya) in lieu of the murder, bodily injury or property damage.

Read More

07 Sep

Law and Justice in Tokugawa Japan. Materials for the History

Format: Paperback

Language:

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.73 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

But this preliminary formulation is too simple. This would be a time-consuming task, as there are thousands of acts classified as crimes by the law, but not an insurmountable one. Some writers base their classification on the law's conceptual structure or on the theory of sources of the law; others are of the view that these are technical differences of secondary importance, and emphasize as a more significant criterion either the social objectives to be achieved with the help of the legal system or the place of law itself within the social order ...

Read More

07 Sep

GREAT CASES I LOST: THIRTEEN LEGAL CASES WHICH TAUGHT ME

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.81 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

According to a February 1991 report by Amnesty International, arbitrary arrest continued to be frequent, at least 40 political prisoners with serious health conditions were not receiving medical treatment, more than 200 political prisoners had been detained for more than a year without charges, torture was routine, and some political prisoners were summarily executed after trials in which the accused were not afforded opportunities to present any defense. If one determines one is self-deprecating or boastful, then one should attempt to develop a view of ones self that is between these two extremes, that is, the virtue of self-respect.

Read More

07 Sep

The Oxford Handbook of British Politics (Oxford Handbooks)

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.20 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

When the tribunals were not in session, the students reviewed and formatted older decisions contained in the archives. But even a judge who possesses judicial intelligence is not necessarily a reliably good judge, even if she employs the correct decision procedure in her judicial decision-making. There is a growing business in providing bullet-proof cars and security systems for the powerful and wealthy who fear assassination or kidnapping. A usage is general practice which does not reflect a legal obligation, and examples are ceremonial salute at sea and the practice of exempting diplomatic vehicles from parking prohibitions.

Read More

06 Sep

From Village Elder to British Judge: Custom, Customary Law

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.95 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

It ensures continuity with the polity doctrine developed by Muslim scholars regarding state and society: the Prophet’s intention was to build an Islamic society in which the law played a predominant role in shaping the interactions between citizens, but also in supporting the role of the leader of that society (The Prophet himself at the time). 22 Reliance on Islamic law in the 21st century is a clear signal that countries adopting an Islamic supremacy clause, or including Islamic law as ‘a’ source of law among others, wish to locate their existence within this historical continuity, despite the abolition of the Caliphate in 1924.

Read More

06 Sep

The customary law of the Rawalpindi district (Punjab

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.81 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

For example, thre phrase "constitutional principle" could simply be another way of describe a constitutional "rule" or "standard." (This seems to be the sense in which principle is used in Wechsler's famous conception of "neutral principles" of constitutional law. In many Canadian courtrooms, photographs and video cameras are not allowed, so special courtroom artists must be recruited to draw or paint pictures of the proceedings for newspapers the next day.

Read More