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Richard Storey

The Uniqueness of Western Law: Part 3 – Christianity Takes Up the Torch of Hellenistic Natural Law

The notion that the same rules apply to all men later found a home with the kings of Northern Europe.  These tribes still possessed that Indo-European culture of the rule of an, albeit, customary law and the right to resist… Continue Reading →

The Uniqueness of Western Law: Part 2 – The Roman Confusion of Natural Law

Natural law was famously developed further by the Roman lawyer, Cicero, but, whilst Roman civil law was mostly privately developed, the various Roman systems of government were not consistent examples of natural law in practise.  Roman law developed primarily between… Continue Reading →

The Uniqueness of Western Law: Part 1 – The Origins of Natural Law

When accordingly it is inquired, whence is evil, it must first be inquired, what is evil, which is nothing else than corruption, either of the measure, or the form, or the order, that belong to nature. – St. Augustine  … Continue Reading →

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