The civil law in its natural order by Jean Domat

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  • Civil law -- France.,
  • Civil law -- France -- History -- 19th century.

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Statementby Jean Domat ; translated from the French by William Strahan ; edited, from the second London edition, by Luther S. Chushing.
SeriesLLMC sourcebook, Civil law -- 203.
ContributionsCushing, Luther Stearns, 1803-1856.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL18960384M

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all of which are natural human rights. In contrast to common law, civil law is part of the continental European tradition dating back to Roman law. and criminal law That body of law in any nation-state that defines offenses against society as a whole, punishable by fines, forfeitures, or imprisonment.

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The former could not be enforced by law or a civil action, while the latter, being clothed in special judicial solemnities, were binding before the law and the civil courts.

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