Based on a forthcoming article co-authored with Argyro Karagianni & Miroslava Scholten. Household regulation covers marriage and divorce proceedings, the rights of youngsters and rights to property and money within the event of separation. There are a number of groups on LinkedIn that maintain common discussions relating to legal know-how.
A detailed reading of the ensuing jurisprudence and surrounding context reveals not solely that courts struggled to define the gay act between ladies, but also that the authorized history of lesbian ladies differs from that of gay males in a lot of respects.
This convention follows the successful conference on the Legal Histories of the British Empire held at the National College of Singapore in 2012, and is similarly designed to carry together senior and rising scholars working in the fields of imperial and colonial legal historical past.
Tying collectively cultural historical past, authorized history, and institutional economics, The Laws and Economics of Confucianism: Kinship and Property in Pre-Industrial China and England gives a novel argument as to why Chinese language and English pre-industrial economic improvement went down different paths.
A lot good work has been executed on this area, but there is much nonetheless to do. This quantity, a set of essays in honour of Paul Brand, who has contributed maybe greater than another historian to our understanding of the legal developments of later medieval England and Ireland, is meant to assist fill this gap.