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A 10 page research overview of Mesopotamian, Spartan, and Hebraic Law, and the Code of Hammurabi. The writer argues that the ancient laws were directed toward commerce and social control, but were most often based on reference to religious deities. The writer provides examples of the laws and the rulers that created or enforced ...

Greek Law

  • 8 page paper

8 pages in length. Greek law evolved as a necessary means by which to regulate society's behavior. What had up until then been left up to the whims of each individual to handle on his own was now a product of fair and sensible legal procedure. It can be argued that there was, ...

3 page paper on the way law is applied in the present day compared to the pre-1700 era. 2 sources. Details how democracy and the individual's rights have emerged as a driving force in the way law is formed and applied.

A 5 page paper discussing the relationship between the Digest that was part of the Corpus Iuris Civilis ordered recorded by Emperor Justinian of the early Byzantine Empire, c. 534. Only two Articles of the body of civil law of the Empire are examined here (Articles XIV and XV), but their relationship to the ...

In 9 pages, the author compares and contrasts American slaves and Russian serfs. In comparing American slaves and Russian serfs, one must realize the dramatic differences between the two. Yes, both were slaves, but American slaves had no rights. Russian serfs actually were able to submit lawsuits in order to seek emancipation. ...

6 pages defining the concept of Ius Commune and explaining a specific Medieval Jurist's decision in a particular model case based upon this fundamental principle. The case involved a widower seeking to retain her dowry -- against the will of her late husband's family who wanted it for themselves. The case itself is not available. ...

This 11 page paper provides an overview of the application of Common, Roman and Administrative Law systems as they can be applied to the study of existing cases. This paper evaluates two specific cases, one criminal, one civil, and defines the nature of specific processes in each case, including arrest procedures, the presentation of ...

8 pages in length. The philosophy in question is that of Augustinianism, the theory of Christian Idealism, which is based upon the theology of Augustine of Hippo (354-430) who is considered to be the greatest theologian of the early church. His theory is that of reality, absolute theism. Reality is God, who ...

This 7 page paper looks at crime and punishment in England between 1550 and 1750. From the beginning of this period it was recognised that poverty and crime were related, hence much of the motivation for the introduction of the Poor Laws. The way in which control was exercised was though the association of crime ...

This 10 page report discusses the development of underwater archeology and the fact that underwater and terrestrial archeology share certain techniques and standards. Marine archaeologists generally think of shipwrecks as a non-renewable resource that are underwater time capsules offering a view of a unique historical period. Marine archaeology may also be described as “the recovery and interpretation of human remains and cultural ...

A Theory Of Negligence

  • 3 page paper

3 pages in length. The writer offers a brief overview of Richard Posner's article entitled 'A Theory of Negligence.' No additional sources cited.

This 7 page paper considers the way in which Roman law developed and was enacted. The paper includes consideration of who the law protected, what it covered and how was enforced as well as some examples of some of the more strange pieces of legislation. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

(7pp) The fundamental basis for government and law in this system is the concept of the social contract, according to which human beings begin as individuals in a state of nature, and create a society by establishing a contract whereby they agree to live together in harmony for their mutual benefit, after which ...

A 5 page discussion of the similarities between John Locke's philosophy of government and that of Immanuel Kant. Notes that each had very definitive ideas of individual rights and the relation of those rights to law and government. Contends that in practically every respect John Locke's idea of government can be demonstrated to ...

Contract Law.

  • 5 page paper

(5 pp) Even though we have been buying and selling in one way or another throughout the history of the United States, commercial contract law as a formal entity is less than a hundred years old. Prior to that time individual states might determine what constituted a contract, but that might very from ...

A 7 page contention that justice is more than just law, justice is the product of morals and ethics. Utilizes the Platonic model from Plato's Republic, John Stewart Mill's theory of utilitarianism, and Immanuel Kant's categorical imperative of reason to illustrate this contention. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 7 page paper which discusses and analyzes Kafka's "The Problem with Our Laws." Bibliography lists 2 additional sources.

5 pages in length. Are all delinquents created equal? Indeed, there are myriad levels of criminal activity that prove to land offenders in jail, with a percentage of those criminals committing their crimes under the duress of mental illness. These prisoners, while deserving of severe punishment, often do not have full control ...

6 pages in length. The writer discusses justice as it relates to political philosophy according to Plato, Machiavelli and Hobbes. No additional sources cited.

8 pages in length. The writer discusses the concepts of integrative and conflict-oriented law theories. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Freedom Of Contract

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper. Freedom of contract is a principle with a long history, dating back to the 19th century. This paper provides a brief historical overview of how this principle came into existence and discusses the meaning of this principle. The writer also discusses the negative effects of this principle. There is a focus ...

5 pages in length. Historical accounts of the Roman Empire have often been less than flattering. Accused of forcible principles, self-aggrandizement and social intolerance, the ancient kingdom's legacy is one of brutality and fanaticism. However, while one side condemns the Romans for taking such a harsh approach to building its empire, the other ...

5 pages in length. Does the law exist to encourage man's independence or is it merely there to thwart it? Indeed, the student can rightly argue that social responsibility has escaped the original intent of the legal system with regard to the powerless. Once upon a time, the law served the very ...

A 5 page paper which examines how religion and the knowledge of death influence the decisions an individual will make in their lives. The examination focuses on Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito by Plato, and Gilgamesh. Bibliography lists additional sources.

This 10 page report discusses the Byzantine emperor, Justinian I. Justinian is known for expanding Byzantine rule in the Western world, developing and beautifying the city of Constantinople, and completing the codification of Roman law. It has been due, in great measure, to Justinian I’s efforts and determination that Western civilization and the law governing it have developed in the ways ...

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