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Acquisition

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies — Law.

(Heb. qinyan). The methods of acquiring property lie at the heart of both proprietary and contractual rights in Jewish civil law. A formal qinyan is necessary to effect the transfer ...

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animal cruelty

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The offence, under the Protection of Animals Acts 1911–2000, of causing any unnecessary suffering to any domestic or captive animal, including farm animals. Other statutes which serve to...

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civil court

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A court exercising jurisdiction over civil rather than criminal cases. In England the principal civil courts of first instance are the county courts and the High Court. Magistrates' courts...

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codification

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies — International Law.

A historical social process whereby the conventions of a particular code (e.g. for a genre) become widely established (Guiraud). See also emergent code.

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slander

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Judaism and Jewish Studies.

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A defamatory statement made by such means as spoken words or gestures, i.e. not in permanent form. Generally slander is only actionable on proof that its publication has caused...

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stranger

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Who is a stranger? For some, it is the person never before met, for others, the one who seems unrecognizably different. Early twentieth‐century European and American sociologists defined...

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warning

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Judaism and Jewish Studies.

A warning under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 given by police to a young offender as an alternative to prosecution. Only one warning can be given (unless an earlier warning was more than...

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WEISMAN, Malcolm - Barrister-at-law; a Recorder of the Crown Court, since 1980

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; History of Religion; Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 406 words.

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