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Roman law

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishRoman lawˌRoman ˈlaw noun [uncountable] law  x-refcivil law
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Roman lawIn addition it followed Roman Law on rape.Most of the wordings initially used for trusts in Roman law are words that could be described as precatory.Formulary procedure was the classical procedure of Roman law.There were some striking continuities in terms of the survival of Roman law and custom and language.Childebert's legislation is remarkable not only for its range, but also for its clear dependence on Roman Law.The discovery that Roman law had anticipated the position in modern equity is of great interest.
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