We begin this series of judicial-themed blog pieces on Romania, a country that used to be in the East-European communist bloc under the influence of the Soviet Union. 979 more words
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Once the authoritative and influential heartland of the Roman Empire that produced the Justinian Code and was also a source of Canon Law, the modern state of Italy has been a proponent of the civil law tradition for much of its history. 1,021 more words
“The 1991 Constitution was a compromise between the country’s former Communist rulers, who had won the first free elections in 1990, and the democratic forces, which were then poorly organized.” 1,006 more words
Most European countries follow a Civil Law tradition, however, not all systems are identical in structure. Judicial systems across Europe vary in their formation and jurisdiction. 976 more words
For allegedly fondling a woman’s breast, a 31-year-old man, Yusuf Akpata, was on Thursday brought before an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
The accused, who lives at No. 168 more words