Customs Bulletin, V. 33, January-December 1999: Treasury

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.09 MB Downloadable formats: PDF You are probably more familiar with ounces, pounds, and tons. Research and Forecasts, Inc., America Afraid: How Fear of Crime Changes the Way We Live, p. 105. While Dworkin acknowledges the existence of difficult cases that do not fall clearly under a rule, he believes they are not resolved by an exercise of judicial discretion. During the Commission’s Public Hearings, it was suggested that the law should recognise and give some form of status to ‘customary adoptions’. [224] Such legal recognition could provide a form of...
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Biodiversity And The Ancestors : Challenges to Customary and

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.71 MB Downloadable formats: PDF It is not to be gathered, as a general concept by way of abstraction, from the law of the Twelve Tables or from the praetor’s edict—that is, from the positive law—but ex intima philosophia. This includes the view that judges make new law in deciding cases not falling clearly under a legal rule. Concerning the content of the natural law Aristotle had as little to say as Plato. But there is another important reason for legal theorists to be interested in libertarianism even if they ultimately...
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Colonising Myths - Māori Realities: He Rukuruku Whakaaro

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.56 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Bond (2001;233) further postulates that the monetary institutions impose Eurocentric notion of development and modernity downgrades democracy by propping up friendly authoritarian regimes; serves transnational corporate and banking interests. Understanding that relationship requires knowledge of the law of statutory interpretation (which is contained in opinions on many different statutes dealing with many distinct doctrinal areas) as well as constitutional law governing the separation of powers and the nature of judicial power and legislative power. (more…)...
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THE RESTATEMENT OF AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW: A COMMENT

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.78 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Before long, however, a related idea made its appearance. Article IX is an elusive precept in the Outer Space Treaty in that it has yet to be put into practice and given customary usage. If the members of the aliens displayed evidence of human-like intelligence and could communicate with us (e.g. were able to master a human natural language, such as English), then we might be tempted to treat members of this species as morally and/or legally entitled to the same rights as humans. (more…)...
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Fanti Customary Laws, a Brief Introduction to the Principles

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.51 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In the late 1980s, absolute economic disaster arrived in the Soviet Union and its Eastern former satellites, and those countries are still trying to construct some form of economic structure that will no longer display the deadly inertia and indifference that have come to be the hallmarks of socialism. These particular amendments may potentially have a limited impact on Aboriginal customary law because they are limited to Commonwealth crimes which include amongst others, migration, national security, taxation and social security issues. (more…)...
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Cases on native customary law in Sabah

Format: Unknown Binding Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.37 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Johnson, “Time allocation in a Machiguenga community,” Ethnology, vol. 14, pp. 301–310, 1975. Since, however, the prohibitive precepts of the natural law have precisely Edition: current; Page: [228] the function of protecting the social order in its deepest foundation, a positive law that commands something which is in itself unjust and immoral must be regarded as non-law. 9 When little or no respect any longer exists for any authority; when marriage generally ceases to be differentiated from concubinage and promiscuity; when the honor of one’s fellow citizen...
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Customary Laws in Southern Sudan

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.58 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The architecture of a postmodern theory of justice offered here relies upon the new sciences of chaos and complexity. Everything depends on the way in which, and the extent to which, recognition is accorded. [48] 115. Only the man of disciplined mind, not the great mass of men, can see intellectually. J Womens Health. 2009, 18 (12): 2017-2022. 10.1089/jwh.2008.1123. Furthermore, they are not so unmistakably recognizable that errors about them Edition: current; Page: [47] may not arise in the minds of individuals as well...
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Fanti Customary Laws: A Brief Introduction To The Principles

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.88 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The Supreme Court was, of course, final arbiter in the constitutionality of human law. Recently, Jack Balkin and Sandy Levinson have advanced a similar theory—which emphasizes that idea of “high politics”—the great popular movements that seek to influence the decisions of the Supreme Court on issues like abortion or affirmative action. Thus, one problem is that it is almost impossible to get the consent of all members of a given community on each and every custom to be upgraded to customary law. (more…)...
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Customary law of the nomadic tribes of Siberia

Format: Unknown Binding Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.30 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Each side of this split holds quite different views as to law, in its source, scope, sanctions, and function. She confirmed that the interpretative function of the courts has evolved from one that gives effect to clear and unambiguous legal texts, irrespective of the unjust effects of their application (the positivistic approach),[ 148 ] to one that involves “making constitutional choices by balancing competing fundamental rights and freedoms,” which can “often only be done by reference to a system of values extraneous to the constitutional text itself,...
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Seymour's Customary law in southern Africa

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.09 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Some have to provide for a federal structure, some, although unitary, include quite different legal systems within the one state (e.g. So competent a scholar as Joseph Kohler has held that “if, then, a natural law is to be fashioned today, it must be attached to these Spaniards of the age of Spain’s greatness, not to Hugo Grotius.” In their theology and psychology these thinkers of Late Scholasticism restored to honor the Thomistic doctrine of the divine essence as source of the entire moral order and, with it,...
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