Early Mesopotamian Law

Author: Russ VerSteeg
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Russ VerSteeg is a Professor of Law at New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts.

State Formation And Political Legitimacy

Author: Ronald Cohen
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
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Early. Mesopotamian. Law. Norman. Yoffee. Edward Shils originally formulated
the terms center and periphery to describe how, in complex societies, "a tangled
skein of an infinity of ties" comes to "constitute a [societal] whole" (Shils, 1975:xii).

Women Crime And Punishment In Ancient Law And Society

Author: Elisabeth Meier Tetlow
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Postgate, Early Mesopotamia, 55: chart on development of cuneiform; 57, fig. 3.5:
early cuneiform tablets from Jemdet Nasr (3000) and Abu Salabikh (2450). Russ
VerSteeg, Early Mesopotamian Law, xxiii: archaic cuneiform tablet from Ur ...

Exploring Tort Law

Author: M. Stuart Madden
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Euphrates Rivers, permitted research, evaluation, and legal synthesis of myriad
legal matters. Mesopotamian ancients were, many claim, the first to write their
laws in an organized and lasting manner.20 As discovered by later
archaeologists, ...

The Right To Be Punished

Author: Gabriel Hallevy
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As a purpose of punishment in criminal law, retribution has been known since the
dawn of human history. In early Mesopotamian law it functioned as the broad and
principal basis for sentencing, using the simple rules of “an eye for an eye” ...

The Law S Beginnings

Author: Ferdinand Joseph Maria Feldbrugge
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1 INTRODUCTION Since Mesopotamia, the cradle of the civilizations of
Sumerians and Babylonians, has yielded the oldest legal sources known today,
one might expect them to figure prominently in the study of 'early law'. But what is
'old' or ...

The Evolution Of The Law And Politics Of Water

Author: Joseph W. Dellapenna
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Ancient land law: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Israel. Chicago-Kent Law Review, 71,
321–411. Genesis 12:1, 12:5. Genesis 29:1–11. Hirsch, A. M. (1959). 'Water
legislation in the Middle East. American Journal of Comparative Law, 8, 168–186
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