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Ab novo adv.

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 adv.

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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Abandoning the Nationalist Framework

Kjell Å Modéer.

in The Oxford Handbook of European Legal History

July 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: History of Law; Comparative Law. 5799 words.

This chapter is about the relations between the national legal system and the ‘other’—especially from the creation of the modern nation state in the early nineteenth century and up to...

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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 n.

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 n.

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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