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Civil Law Civil law tradition is the oldest and the widest distributed legal system dating back to 450 BC in its origin. Even though it is the oldest of all the legal system. The Civil law took exponentially longer to develop than the Common law. The genesis of which was swift in comparison. 450BC is designated as beginning of development of Civil law because this is the year of 12 tablets. The first written law and rudimentary (Fundamental) system of dispute resolution in ancient Rome. The...

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The Cultural Differences Between France

like drink, but they don’t drunk very often. But in China, if you drink alcohol in noon people will think you are an alcoholic. Also, I found there is a law in France that people cannot take an opened wine or beer while they are walking on street. I don’t know the reason to set this law, for me, it seems strange and we don’t have this kind of law in China. When I drink with my French friends, they told me that when people want to have a toast, they must watch their eyes. That’s because that brings...

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Case Study: The Corryn Rayney Murder Mystery

likely this criminal will be getting a few years for robbing 2 stores and threatening people plus gun possession and taking someone car so where looking at some major years. 2. Killer loses civil case against brother This civil case was taken the supreme court. The supreme court dismissed a civil case taken by a murderer named Hazairin Iskandar. He sued, Zulfriki Mahbur and two acquaintances ,Aminah Theglory and Wahyu sasterawan. Hazairin Iskandar claims that his brother sold taxi while...

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Common Law and Civil Law

between the role of criminal law and civil law in relation to the legal system and analyse the purpose of the law. Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime. It might be defined as the body of rules that defines conduct that is prohibited by the state because it is held to threaten, harm or otherwise endanger the safety and welfare of the public, and that sets out the punishment to be imposed on those who breach these laws. [1] The criminal law serves several purposes and benefits...

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Civil and Common law Countries

Civil and Common law countriesContents TOC \o "1-3" \h \z \u Introduction PAGEREF _Toc383004748 \h 4Historical development of Civil law PAGEREF _Toc383004749 \h 4The source of Civil law PAGEREF _Toc383004750 \h 5The historical development of Common law PAGEREF _Toc383004751 \h 6The source of Common law PAGEREF _Toc383004752 \h 7The main differences between Civil law and Common law PAGEREF _Toc383004753 \h 7Conclusion PAGEREF _Toc383004754 \h 8Reference List PAGEREF _Toc383004755 \h 9 Discuss...

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Civil Law

According to the Civil Liability Act 1936, the word negligence is defined as doing or failing to do a thing that a reasonable person would or would not do in certain type of situation and this may cause a person to suffer from any damage, injury or loss as a result. And in order to access the negligence of any individual as well as the liability that those individuals may encounter due to their act of negligent, it is important to know how negligence is determined in law. According to the Law of Negligence...

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Civil Disobedience: Breaking The Law

about laws. However, if a law is written in a way such that it would be illegal to protest it, in those times, breaking the law might be the only option. For example, during the 1960s, civil rights leaders had to break the law to get attention from the media and rally for change to show how wrong segregation was. Breaking the law peacefully positively affects a free society if the laws restrict the freedom of the country. In the 1960s, many people such as Martin Luther King Jr. broke the law to show...

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Introduction to Civil Law

THE PRIVATE LAW – PUBLIC LAW DICHOTOMY Since Roman law there has existed an understanding regarding the structure of the body of legal norms, in that legal relations between actors (so‐called legal subjects) can mainly be of two kinds. One involves equality between the players: legal subjects are free to enter into the legal relations of their choice, and they have the power to mutually influence the contents of their relation: their rights and obligations. Eventually this happens when persons...

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Compare and Contrast the Criminal and Civil Law

Civil law is concerned and deals with the relationship between individuals and relates to civil rather than criminal wrongs with the aim of compensating the suing party for such wrongs (Gibson, Rigby, Ryan & Tamsitt, 2001, p28.1). A civil action is generally brought by the party who has been injured or otherwise suffered some form of loss as the result of a wrong which only directly affected him (e.g. trespassing into private property). When a civil law is broken, legal action is brought by an individual...

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Differences between Common Law and Civil Law 1

Legal Systems of the World: Differences between Common Law, Civil Law, Customary Law & Theocratic Law Globalization is the shift toward a more interdependent and integrated global economy, fueled by declining trade and investment barriers and new technologies, such as the internet, which creates greater opportunities for international business. International business encompasses a full range of companies, from a large multinational firm with thousands of employees doing businesses in many...

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