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Final Verdict - Full Ep 12 (African Customary Law of Marriage)

2011 The Final Verdict Episode 12 (African Customary Law of Marriage). Aired on 23 Aug 2011 on SABC 2 at 11h30.

Law Book Review: The Nature of Customary Law: Legal, Historical and Philosophical Perspectives by...

http://www.LawBookMix.com This is the summary of The Nature of Customary Law: Legal, Historical and Philosophical Perspectives by Amanda Perreau-Saussine, Ja...

Thandabantu Nhlapo: South African Customary Law

Former deputy ambassador to the United States and current chair of the committee on South African Customary Law, Thandabantu Nhlapo addresses whether the Sou...

Customary Law - Ep. 20

Homework. NOTE: There will be no episode 21. I am skipping next Tuesday because I have too many projects due. I, however, really like my numbering, so next F...

Customary Law Limits Women's Rights

Meaza Ashenafi, Board Chairperson of Ethiopia's Enat Bank, describes the problems customary and religious laws can cause for women in Africa. These types of ...

Ramblings 88: Customary International Law

Day 3 of our look at the sources of international law: custom and state practice. Comments and questions to ramblings@rebeccalfarnum.com. "Ramblings with Reb...

Traditional Aboriginal customary law being pushed out

Tradidional Aboriginal customary law has been pushed out of mainstream Australian Commonwealth Law - according to experts gathered in Brisbane this week. The...

Grotian Moments and Accelerated Formation of Customary International Law

This discussion examines the concept of accelerated formation of customary international law and its application to humanitarian intervention and to drone st...

Integrating Legal Frameworks: Customary Law, Statutory Law and Spousal Property Rights in Ghana

Join Professor Kathy Bradley and her seminar students for a conversation about their recent spring break trip to Ghana. Learn about the interrelationship bet...

Integrating Legal Frameworks: Customary Law, Statutory Law and Spousal Property Rights in Ghana

Eleven Duke Law students spent the 2012 spring semester studying legal issues surrounding proposed laws regarding spousal property rights and spousal intesta...

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175 news items

Jakarta Post

Jakarta Post
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 22:47:44 -0700

Often, he said his home would be surrounded by thousands of centipedes, spiders, ants and scorpions believed to have been “sent” by his rivals in order to put a stop to the implementation of the customary law. “For me, finding strange things creeping ...

Independent Online

Independent Online
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 01:48:45 -0700

Even on a legal level, the letter – dated July 23, citing section 10.2 of the Traditional Leadership and Governance Act 41 of 2003 – poses significant challenges to customary law. And this is important, as that act is the instrument by which Zuma is ...

Independent Online

Independent Online
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:22:30 -0700

The high court is to hear arguments on October 24 on ukuthwala as recognised by customary law and whether it constitutes a valid defence for any of the charges on which Jezile was convicted. In the high court on Friday, a full Bench of three judges ...

Chicago Defender

Legalbrief (subscription)
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 00:30:00 -0700

Dalindyebo said, explaining that according to customary law the fact that she did not instigate the divorce meant she was 'still with the family'. Dalindyebo said the tribal authorities were not approached according to custom by Nelson Mandela about ...

Slate Magazine (blog)

Slate Magazine (blog)
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:22:17 -0700

While the U.S. is not in compliance with the Law of the Sea, for instance, it recognizes it as customary law and is largely in compliance with it. And arguably, the fact that Syria has signed a treaty on the rights of children but the U.S. hasn't says ...


Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:00:00 -0700

Russell also had a go at one of the Conservative Party's four core policies after it was promoted by Palmerston North candidate Mark Pearce. She asked if he would support his party's "one law for all" policy if that law was Maori customary law. "He ...

Silk Road Reporters

Silk Road Reporters
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:00:00 -0700

Given the nation's history, Kazakhstan's legal system is influenced by the traditions of Islamic law, which functioned until the beginning of 1920 and incorporated many norms of Adat, local customary law, and Roman law, particularly by the theory and ...
The Interpreter
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:26:15 -0700

The next step up the legal ladder is the village court, which is recognised as part of the formal sector and empowered to resolve disputes by reference to customary law and practices. Village court magistrates are not supposed to deal with serious ...

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