Early Mesopotamian Law

Author: Russ VerSteeg
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Russ VerSteeg is a Professor of Law at New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts.

Women Crime And Punishment In Ancient Law And Society

Author: Elisabeth Meier Tetlow
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780826416285
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Samuel Greengus, "Legal and Social Institutions of Ancient Mesopotamia," in
Civilizations of the Ancient Near East, ed. Sasson, 1:471. Martha Roth, "
Mesopotamian Legal Traditions and the Laws of Hammurabi," Chicago-Kent Law
Review 71 ...

State Formation And Political Legitimacy

Author: Ronald Cohen
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412835060
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Early. Mesopotamian. Law. Norman. Yoffee. Edward Shils originally formulated
the terms center and periphery to describe how, in complex societies, "a tangled
skein of an infinity of ties" comes to "constitute a [societal] whole" (Shils, 1975:xii).

Writing Law And Kingship In Old Babylonian Mesopotamia

Author: Dominique Charpin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226101592
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See in particular M. Roth, “Mesopotamian Legal Traditions and the Laws of
Hammurabi,” Chicago Kent Law Review 71/1 ... (49–64), and R. Yaron, “The
Nature of the Early Mesopotamian Collections of Laws: Another Approach” (65–
76). 3.

Exploring Tort Law

Author: M. Stuart Madden
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521851367
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Euphrates Rivers, permitted research, evaluation, and legal synthesis of myriad
legal matters. Mesopotamian ancients were, many claim, the first to write their
laws in an organized and lasting manner.20 As discovered by later
archaeologists, ...

The Right To Be Punished

Author: Gabriel Hallevy
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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As a purpose of punishment in criminal law, retribution has been known since the
dawn of human history. In early Mesopotamian law it functioned as the broad and
principal basis for sentencing, using the simple rules of “an eye for an eye” ...

The Law S Beginnings

Author: Ferdinand Joseph Maria Feldbrugge
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 9789004137059
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1 INTRODUCTION Since Mesopotamia, the cradle of the civilizations of
Sumerians and Babylonians, has yielded the oldest legal sources known today,
one might expect them to figure prominently in the study of 'early law'. But what is
'old' or ...

The Beginnings Of Islamic Law

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Indeed, there is evidence of women initiating divorces,137 which may have taken
place by the act of the wife leaving the home.138 Common Near Eastern customs
are apparent in some surviving ancient Mesopotamian legal texts; as in the ...