Tag: law

Corpus Iurus Civilis, By order of Justinian I (529-534)

Corpus Iurus Civilis, By order of Justinian I (529-534)

Source(s): www.freewebs.com/vitaphone1/history/justinianc.html www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/corpus1.asp   Although Law as practiced in Rome had grown up as a type of case law, this was not the “Roman Law” known to the Medieval, …

 

De Legibus, Marcus Tullius Cicero (50BC)

De Legibus, Marcus Tullius Cicero (50BC)

Book 1 A: Therefore, in this spare time, as you say, why do you not explain to us these very things themselves and write about …

 

Magna Carta, Feudal Barons (1215)

Magna Carta, Feudal Barons (1215)

The Magna Carta, or Great Charter, is a document created for the purpose of limiting the powers of the monarch and preserving the basic legal …

 

Code of Hammurabi (1772 BC)

Code of Hammurabi (1772 BC)

Perhaps the most remarkable and influential creation of its time, Hammurabi‚Äôs code is the oldest set of laws known to exist. Hammurabi, king and chief …