Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History

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The Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History gathers under the auspices of the Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library in Chicago to discuss the comparative legal history of the Atlantic world in the period c. 1492 to 1815

The 2010 Symposium

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Friday, April 23, 2010
The Newberry Library

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Word tricks meaning

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comprativelegalThese are some of the most important words (in my view) in the field of research of comparative legal history.

I have composed this image using Wordle (“toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide”)

Common Law and Jewish Jurisdiction

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Cristina Costantini has  published an essay entitled The Jews and the Common Law: A Question of Traditions and Jurisdictions. An Analysis through W. Scott’s Ivanhoe in Textus, 3/2008.
You can purchase this essay here