Justinian code

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Synonyms for Justinian code

the legal code of ancient Rome

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One of the earliest universities was established in Bologna in 1088, dedicated, many believe, solely to the recovery and analysis of the Justinian code.
According to the Justinian code in Louisiana, slaves were not considered as chattels who were inherently slaves; rather, they were seen as unlucky people who were in bondage.
America's legal tradition is clearly traceable through the English Common Law and the Natural Law tradition back to the Justinian Code and before that to the biblical injunctions against homosexuality in the Mosaic book of Leviticus and St.
Costantino's notarial craft provided his community with its legal defense to counter the swords of the Count: his skill with pens, ink, and parchment, his familiarity with the regularized formula necessary to draft documents, his training in the Justinian Code and the Digest at the notary college of Udine, his access to advocates when necessary, his ability to manipulate the itinerant Venetian judges of the Auditori Nuovi, who themselves lacked formal legal training, and most of all his command of the provisions of Buia's precious statuti, which by the comparatively weak community standards of the region were remarkably strong in protecting the autonomy of the town.
Generally, the material for the book comes from the continent, with its unifying tradition of the Justinian Code and the Latin language.