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From Renaissance Poland To Poland's Renaissance, Daniel H. Cole May 1999

From Renaissance Poland To Poland's Renaissance, Daniel H. Cole

Michigan Law Review

Poland is located in Eastern Europe - the "other Europe" - which shares a continent, but seemingly little else, with Western Europe. Most histories of Europe, legal histories included, are actually histories of Western Europe only. The "euro-centrism" some scholars complain about is, more accurately, a "western eurocentrism." The eastern half of the continent is ignored like the embarrassing black sheep of the European family. Economic historians have described Eastern Europe as a "backward" place, where feudal and mercantilist economies persisted as Western European economies modernized and industrialized. In geopolitical terms, Eastern Europe has been characterized as a region of "underdevelopment and ...


Note: English Child Custody Law, 1660-1839: The Origins Of Judicial Intervention In Parental Custody, Sarah Abramowicz Jan 1999

Note: English Child Custody Law, 1660-1839: The Origins Of Judicial Intervention In Parental Custody, Sarah Abramowicz

Law Faculty Research Publications

Many legal historians see pre-1839 English child custody law as consisting of near-absolute paternal rights. These historians believe that the weakening of fathers' rights began with the 1839 Custody of Infants Act, which created certain maternal custody rights. Other historians have noted that paternal custody was qualified even before 1839 by the Court of Chancerys application of the doctrine of parens patriae. This Note tells a different story and argues that the origin of incursions into the so-called "empire of the father" was the 1660 Tenures Abolition Act, a statute that ironically seemed designed to strengthen fathers' rights. The Tenures ...


Notaries In The American Colonies, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 863 (1999), John E. Seth Jan 1999

Notaries In The American Colonies, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 863 (1999), John E. Seth

The John Marshall Law Review

No abstract provided.


New Technology And A Global Economy Demand That American Notaries Better Prepare For The Future: Upgrading The Current Common Law System May Mean Establishing A New Class Of Cyber Professional, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 935 (1999), Milton G. Valera Jan 1999

New Technology And A Global Economy Demand That American Notaries Better Prepare For The Future: Upgrading The Current Common Law System May Mean Establishing A New Class Of Cyber Professional, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 935 (1999), Milton G. Valera

The John Marshall Law Review

No abstract provided.


International Law's Contributions To Peace, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 319 (1999), Barry E. Carter Jan 1999

International Law's Contributions To Peace, 32 J. Marshall L. Rev. 319 (1999), Barry E. Carter

The John Marshall Law Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review. Roman Law After The Fall Of Rome, David V. Snyder Jan 1999

Book Review. Roman Law After The Fall Of Rome, David V. Snyder

Articles by Maurer Faculty

Review of: Stein, Peter, Roman Law in European History. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.