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Introduction to legal principles and authorities and the research process part i study outline i introduction legal research is the process of finding the law that. Most nations today follow one of two major legal traditions: common law or civil law the common law tradition emerged in england during the middle ages and was applied within british colonies across continents the civil law tradition developed in continental europe at the same time and was applied. Introduction to international law robert beckman and dagmar butte a general principles of law recognized by civilized nations are often cited as a third source of. Building on the knowledge gained in our introductory law module, this module looks at key legal principles and concepts, different legal systems and traditions and the role of international law.
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