Apart from being the codifier
of one of the four madhhabs of Muslim orthodoxy, he is also regarded as the renewer of the third century and was the first scholar to write down the science of usul al-fiqh, as demonstrated in his famous work al-Risala, a recent translation and study of which is Joseph E.
If this failure was a shortcoming on Griffith's part, then it was one which was shared by every other potential codifier
However, the "goyim" of our time among whom we, the Jewish nation, live in exile and under whose protection we dwell, do believe in the Creation of the world, the Exodus from Egypt, and in other principles of our faith (ikkarei ha-dat), and their intention when they pray to the Maker of heaven and earth is to the one God, as our codifiers
His writing and drafts were "points of reference which would inspire codifiers
whether continental (one thinks of the Napoleonic codification itself at the beginning of the 19th century) or of the common law.
the team of codifiers
who had worked independently met to find common ground in comparing the codifications made
The medieval codifiers
of Jewish law perpetuated the ranking and the tension.
8) Distinguished academics, codifiers
, judges, former prosecutors, defense lawyers, politicians (including a number of Presidents and Attorneys General), (9) and others have been expressing outrage over the state of federal criminal law for many decades.
Despite such categorizing inadequacies, the system developed by eighteenth-century would-be codifiers
remained in place, albeit with constant caveats or exceptions: Is Whitman's Song of Myself an epic poem?
22, 27 (1992) ("[R]ules reflect the rationalist and positivist spirit of the codifiers
and standards the pragmatic spirit of the common law judges.
The concerns of human rights' advocates increase when they observe that international human rights laws are breached not only by their recognized opponents under the pretext of cultural relativity, but that these principles are also violated in Western democracies, in other words countries which were themselves among the initial codifiers
of the United Nations Charter and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Finally, it ought to be noted that the issue of legal advice outside the courtroom, unlike that of judicial advocacy, is not raised by any of the major codifiers
of Jewish law.
Dik's preamble to this tale invokes the names of three of the most illustrious commentators upon, and codifiers
of, the Oral Law, serving thereby to give it the weight of sacred authority.
Equity had always been accused of being excessively arbitrary, but in the nineteenth century legal positivists, Benthamites, codifiers
, legal formalists, and legal historians came to view the very notions of equity and natural law as legal fictions, indicative of fine poetic sentiments such as fairness and trust, but in reality subverted (as Dickens implied in Bleak House [1852-53]) by Chancery itself, whose practice had ossified into the very kind of excessive formalism that equity had originally opposed.
Emphasizing the qualification in both texts, many pre-modern codifiers
of the law read the texts to exclude women from making the blessing.
The subject of this monograph is a strand in the thought of Peter Martyr Vermigli, the Italian Augustinian canon converted to Protestantism who is increasingly recognized to be one of the most important codifiers
of sixteenth-century Reformed theology, equivalent in influence and rigor to Calvin, Bullinger, and Musculus as one of the major formulators of that variety of theology.