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Synonyms for civil law

the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation

the legal code of ancient Rome

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He notes that constitutions in common-law countries tend to protect individual liberties better than constitutions in civil-law countries do so.
For those who work in the new institutional economics, Pejovich provides a thoughtful treatment of how common-law and civil-law systems affect personal freedoms and rule of law.
1091, 1092 (2000) ("It is the civil-law traditions that have most widely influenced international law, international organizations.
Its services are offered via almost 70 Dutch firms of local civil-law notaries who participate in the DigiNotar Trust model and perform the strong identity binding procedures that are required to comply with the digital signature requirements of EU and Dutch Government.
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