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civil code

Comprehensive written organization of general rules and regulations authorized by the legislature, based on Roman, Spanish, and French civil law. In the U.S., the judicial system that presides over health care issues and lawsuits is governed by the civil code in Louisiana only and by common law in other states.
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At some moments Lebedeff was sure that right was on their side; at others he tried uneasily to remember various cheering and reassuring articles of the Civil Code.
It triggered a controversy about the extent of having different civil codes for different religions, especially for Muslims in India.
Although this results in some inherent limitations, the book is an extremely careful study of the transition to civil codes in a predominantly Muslim jurisdiction that will be helpful to international, comparative, property, and Islamic law scholars for its descriptive legal history and its insights for comparative law.
Thus, one of the common features between the laws of the Arab countries is the uniformity of the provisions of the Civil Codes.
Examples of specific topics addressed include the Russian civil code and its impact upon commercial transactions, comparative similarities and contrasts between the civil codes of Russia and the Netherlands, branches of law under the Russian civil code (with special attention to labor law), the constitutionality of civil law norms, the role and significance of international arbitration in the formation of a modern legal system in Russia, Russian bankruptcy law, reflections of Anglo-American legal concepts and language in the new Russian civil code, Russian tort law (including the tort liability of the state), features of the law of inheritance in Russia, administrative reform in Central and Eastern Europe, and liberalism and neo-patrimonialism in Russia.
Al-Afghani and his ilk wanted to introduce civil codes, separate religion from the state, and liberate women from their traditional roles.
Second, the Mexican Constitution currently gives the states the power to enact local civil codes that control private actions; this bill "federalizes" pollution claims and moves the jurisdiction to the federal courts.
Providing for the common good involves maintaining a public morality through both our criminal and civil codes, based upon the principles that right conscience demands, without encroaching on the jurisdiction of other institutions and the declared rights of individuals.
City leaders are saying: If you want to help the poor, simply conform to the civil codes.
9) In the present case, a consideration of the social processes that lie behind the evolution of civil codes reveals Ivoirian women as principal negotiators for social change and legal reform.
Among the eight causes of action listed in both lawsuits, the primary allegations include Breach of Warranty of Habitability, Violation of Civil Codes, Negligence and Infliction of Emotional Distress.