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Customary law in practice

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Sometimes we use the word "meaning" to represent the purpose for which a text was written. Buxbaum, Hertig and Hirsch, Hopt (1996) (eds), European Economic and Business Law, Legal and Economic Analyses on Integration and Harmonization, Berlin, Springer, 401 p. General geographical limitations are both impractical and likely to be irrelevant. In contrast to Blackstone, Austin encourages judges to legislate from the bench. The inward "spirit" of Christ manifested itself externally by the keeping of the "letter" of the law.

Pages: 144

Publisher: Juta (1979)

ISBN: 0702110132

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