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Ab novo <i>adv.</i>

Aaron X. Fellmeth and Maurice Horwitz.

in Guide to Latin in International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 14 words.

“Newly.”

An alternative term for De novo.

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Ab olim <i>adv.</i>

Aaron X. Fellmeth and Maurice Horwitz.

in Guide to Latin in International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 22 words.

“Of old; formerly.”

(1) In distant times.

(2) By long tradition. Compare with Ab antiquo.

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Abandoning the International Trade Organization

Kenneth J. Vandevelde.

in The First Bilateral Investment Treaties

June 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; History of Law. 10713 words.

The U.S. business committee criticized the modifications to the U.S.-proposed investment provisions in the Charter, asserting that the adoption of such provisions would undermine investment...

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Abbasid Dynasty

Mathieu Tillier and Carol C. Macomber.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 1385 words.

As early as the 680s, the Umayyad Dynasty had to confront various Shiʿi opposition movements calling for the caliphate to

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ʿAbd al-Wahhab ibn ʿAli al- Subki

Overview page. Subjects: History of Law.

(a.h. 727/1327 c.e.–a.h. 771/1370 c.e.).

Was born and studied in Cairo, moving with his father Taqi al-Din to Damascus in 739/1339. With his father's permission he acted as a qadi...

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Aberratio ictus <i>n.</i>

Aaron X. Fellmeth and Maurice Horwitz.

in Guide to Latin in International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 63 words.

“Diversion of the blow.”

A harm accidentally inflicted on a party as a result of an action directed at a

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Ablegatus <i>n.</i>

Aaron X. Fellmeth and Maurice Horwitz.

in Guide to Latin in International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 17 words.

“Envoy.”

An envoy or other diplomatic representative ranked below the level of ambassador.

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Aboriginal Law

Jeremy Alexander Brown.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 1100 words.

Prior to British colonization of Australia in 1788, the continent had been inhabited by natives known as Aboriginal Australians

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Abortion in Hindu Law

Brinderpal Singh Sehgal.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 1047 words.

Neither abortion nor birth control is acceptable to many Hindus whose tradition, as reflected in ancient texts, is pro-natal and

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Abrogatio legis <i>n.</i>

Aaron X. Fellmeth and Maurice Horwitz.

in Guide to Latin in International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 23 words.

“Abrogation of law.”

A law that has been repealed or is otherwise no longer in force.

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