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B.A. Breen

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1938– ),

born St Arnaud, Victoria, is a teacher in the Victorian Education Department. He has published two books of verse, Behind My Eyes (1968), inter im (1973, a tiny pamphlet)...

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The Ties that Bind: T B Smith as a Comparative Lawyer

Daniel Visser.

in A Mixed Legal System in Transition

July 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 10104 words.

This chapter focuses on Professor Smith's approach to affinity. This particular view of Smith is chosen because it reveals important details about his approach to comparative analysis; and...

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T B Smith as a Legal Historian

John Blackie.

in A Mixed Legal System in Transition

July 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 13297 words.

This chapter analyzes the nature of Smith's legal historical writing in the context in which he produced it. Smith's historical work is part of the fabric of his writing considering the...

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T B Smith: a Pioneer of Modern Medical Jurisprudence

David W Meyers.

in A Mixed Legal System in Transition

July 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 8256 words.

This chapter focuses on T B smith's little-noticed, but pioneering 1959 article, ‘Law, professional ethics and the human body’, where he highlighted current issues of concern in medical...

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Celsus the Younger

Peter Stein.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 1268 words.

(b. before 77 c.e.). A Roman jurist, whose full name was Publius Juventius Celsus Titus Aufidius Hoenius Severianus,

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Nota bene <i>v. imp.</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. 28 words.

“Note well.”

A phrased use to draw one’s attention to an item of particular interest. Commonly abbreviated N.B.

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Solon (c.630–c.560 <span class="smallCaps">b.c.e.</span>)

Edward Harris.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 2515 words.

(c.630–c.560 b.c.e.).

Athenian statesman and lawgiver, Solon was the most famous lawgiver of Archaic Greece; he played a

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Celsus the Younger

Overview page. Subjects: History of Law.

(b. before 77 c.e.). A Roman jurist, whose full name was Publius Juventius Celsus Titus Aufidius Hoenius Severianus, was connected with a family established in northern Umbria. The date of...

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Sexual Intercourse, Illicit in Chinese Law

Overview page. Subjects: History of Law.

Consensual illicit sex was criminalized in China from ancient times. An article in the early Han law code dated to the third century b.c.e. stipulated that if a man had ...

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Imperial Legislation

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Under the constitutional arrangements that developed during the hegemony of the first Roman emperor, Augustus (31 b.c.e.–14 c.e.), the emperor was not at first a monarch with overriding...

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hire

Overview page. Subjects: History of Law.

1 vb. To enter into a contract for the temporary use of another's goods, or the temporary provision of his services or labour, in return for payment. In the case of goods, the...

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