Case Law

Case Law in Legal Issue Identification Step 1: General Question There is more information about this subjet related to the field of legal research in the legal encyclopedia. Step 2: Look to the Holding There is more information about this subjet related to the field of legal research in the […]

Self-regulation

Hierarchical Display of Self-regulation Law > Sources and branches of the law > Source of law
Production, Technology And Research > Technology and technical regulations > Technical regulations > Standardisation > Standard
European Union > European Union law > EU legal system > Open […]

Ordinance

Introduction to Ordinance Ordinance, statute or regulation, especially one enacted by a municipal government." (1) Concept of Ordinance Note: explore also the meaning of this legal term in the American Ecyclopedia of Law. Resources See Also State Government Local Government Local […]

Common Frame of Reference

Hierarchical Display of Common Frame of Reference Law > Civil law > Civil law > Contract
Trade > Consumption > Consumer > Consumer protection
European Union > European Union law > EU law
Law > Sources and branches of the law > Legal science > Private law > European private law […]

Public International Law

Summary of Public International Law The body of international law that governs the conduct of a nation as a sovereign entity in its relations with other nations. It does not deal with the international activities of private individuals or firms. (Main Author: William J. Miller) […]

Rule of Law

Rule of law Definition Rule of law means that any act of the government must be done through laws, that no one is above the law. However this principle has many controversial aspects, the core of it requires that fair laws should apply to all persons in a given jurisdiction. It also means […]

Veto

Veto Definition (Lat. I forbid). Veto may be defined as the refusal of the executive body of a country whose assent is necessary to let pass a law or measure approbed already by the legislative body. See veto in the legal dictonary. In Europe The veto power of the British sovereign has […]

Protestantism

Hierarchical Display of Protestantism Social Questions > Culture and religion > Religion > Christianity
Law > Sources and branches of the law > Legal science > Internal law of religions > Protestant church law Concept of Protestantism See the dictionary definition of Protestantism. […]

Control of Constitutionality

Hierarchical Display of Control of constitutionality Law > Sources and branches of the law > Source of law > Constitution
Politics > Political framework > Political philosophy > Legality
Law > Organisation of the legal system > Legal system > Constitutional court Control of […]

International Agreement

International Agreement in International Trade Meaning of International Agreement, according to the Dictionary of International Trade (Global Negotiator): A broad term for legally binding arrangements covered by international law between or among countries. Such arrangements are variously […]

Civil Code

The Legal History of Indian Uniform Civil Code This section provides an overview of Indian Uniform Civil Code Extrinsic Methods of Interpretation or Reading "Beyond the Civil Code" Reasoning a pari ratione or a simili ratione Reasoning a fortiori ratione: a minori ad majus; a […]

Constitutional Court

Spanish Translation of Constitutional Court This is the legal translation of English to Spanish in relation to Constitutional Court and / or a definition of this topic: Tribunal Constitucional (in Spanish, without translation of the dictionary entry). Constitutional Court in Constitutional Law […]

Legislative Procedure

Hierarchical Display of Legislative procedure Politics > Parliamentary proceedings
Politics > Parliament > Powers of parliament
Politics > Parliament > Parliament
Law > Sources and branches of the law > Source of law > Legislation
Politics > Political framework > Political […]

Local Legislation

Introduction This entry provides an overview of the legal framework of local legislation, with a description of the most significant features of local legislation at international level. Related Work and Conclusions Resources See Also References (Papers) Legislating In The Shadows, […]

Hindu Law

The Legal History of Hindu LawThis section provides an overview of Hindu Law ResourcesSee AlsoLegal Biography Legal Traditions Historical Laws History of Law Further Reading Hindu Law in the Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (Oxford University Press) The Oxford Encyclopedia of […]

Comparative Analysis

Hierarchical Display of Comparative analysis Production, Technology And Research > Research and intellectual property > Research > Research method
Education And Communications > Education > Education policy > Comparative education
Production, Technology And Research > Technology and […]

Established Right

Hierarchical Display of Established right Law > Sources and branches of the law > Source of law > Legislation
Employment And Working Conditions > Labour law and labour relations > Labour law Established right Concept of Established right See the dictionary definition of Established right. […]

Public Law

Law Public Law Introduction to Public Law Public law concerns the relationships within government and those between governments and individuals. Because the Roman codes were almost entirely limited to the private area, public law is usually not codified. In civil-law countries, separate […]

Delegated Legislation

Hierarchical Display of Delegated legislation Politics > Executive power and public service > Executive body > Executive competence
Politics > Executive power and public service > Administrative law > Delegation of power
Politics > Politics and public safety > Politics > […]

Approximation of Laws

Hierarchical Display of Approximation of laws European Union > European Union law > EU law
Finance > Taxation > Fiscal policy > Tax harmonisation
European Union > European Union law > EU act > Directive (EU)
Trade > Tariff policy > Tariff policy > Customs harmonisation
Law > […]

Protestant Church Law

Hierarchical Display of Protestant church law Law > Sources and branches of the law > Legal science > Internal law of religions
Social Questions > Culture and religion > Religion > Christianity > Protestantism Protestant church law Concept of Protestant church law See the dictionary […]

Buddhist Law

The Legal History of Buddhist LawThis section provides an overview of Buddhist Law ResourcesSee AlsoLegal Biography Legal Traditions Historical Laws History of Law Further Reading Buddhist Law in the Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (Oxford University Press) The Oxford […]

Islamic Law

The Legal History of Islamic Law Law and Dogma Islamic law —ShariÂ’a— evolved over time in response to the Muslim communityÂ’s need for a legal system. The most important source of law was the traditions of the Prophet (sunna) as revealed in reports […]

Administrative Law

Introduction Administrative law deals with the exercise of public power and the control of government decisions. Topics in administrative law include the role of the State, the governmental structures that influence the administrative law system, the principles of good administration, the […]

EU Law

Hierarchical Display of EU law Law > Sources and branches of the law > Source of law >
Law > Sources and branches of the law > Source of law > EU institution > Court of Justice of the European Union
Law > Sources and branches of the law > Source of law > Source of law > Simplification […]

Constitutional Law

Introduction to Constitutional Law Constitutional Law, system of fundamental principles on the organization of a country's government and the limitations of its powers. In the United States, constitutional law refers to legal rights that are directly addressed in the Constitution of the […]

Family Law

Contents of Family Law Contents of this subject matter include: Historical background, Constitutional factors and current issues Domestic relationships – marriage and non-marriage, recognition of adult relationships Family Dispute Resolution processes; the collaborative family lawyer […]

Directive (EU)

Hierarchical Display of Directive (EU) European Union > European Union law > EU act
European Union > European Union law > EU law > Approximation of laws
European Union > European Union law > EU law > Application of EU law > National implementing measure
European Union > European Union […]

Primacy of EU Law

Hierarchical Display of Primacy of EU law European Union > European Union law > EU legal system > EU law – national law
Law > Sources and branches of the law > Source of law > Legislation > Legal rule > Application of the law > Primacy of the law
Law > Sources and branches of the law > […]

Anglicanism

Hierarchical Display of Anglicanism Social Questions > Culture and religion > Religion > Christianity
Law > Sources and branches of the law > Legal science > Internal law of religions > Canon law Concept of Anglicanism See the dictionary definition of Anglicanism. Characteristics of […]