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Division for Roman Law and Legal History

Research Unit

Lifecycle:1 Jul 1977 →  Today
Organisation profile:

Legal history provides the key to understanding the differences and similarities that underlie contemporary legal systems. Seeing laws in their historical context stimulates academics and clinical professionals to think creatively about how they can shape the law of the future.

Keywords:Legal History, Roman law, Canon Law, Customary Law, History of Universities, Legal sources, Prosopography, Jurisprudence
Disciplines:Metalaw, Law, Other law and legal studies