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Author: Stefan Hammer

The contributions collected in this issue touch upon a vast range of themes revolving around the attitude of religions towards law. Given the limited number of articles in relation to the breadth of the subject, it seems appropriate to indicate what may and what should not be expected: First, the

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In: Interdisciplinary Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society

. 2 Many pre-Revolutionary, Soviet, and foreign works have considered the multifaceted importance of monasteries in Muscovite life. 3 Other than one now largely outdated but still valuable pre-Revolutionary study by M. Gorchakov, 4 no one has yet attempted a history of Muscovite law relating to and

In: Russian History

LITHUANIAN HISTORICAL STUDIES 24 2020 ISSN 1392-2343 PP. 143–181 https://doi.org/10.30965/25386565-02401006 EQUALITY JUST OVER THE HORIZON: SOVIET GENDER EQUALITY IN LAW AND POLICY1 Valdemaras Klumbys (Vilnius University) ABSTRACT This article presents an analysis of Soviet law on the family

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In: Lithuanian Historical Studies

fundamental and indispensable element of the law regulating enlargements: it is the key set of procedural essentials that enables the Union to promote and guarantee lasting change in the Member States-to-be, following a pre-defined, relatively open and transparent process. Conditionality thus provides a

In: Southeastern Europe
Author: Samuel L. Boyd

described Amos 3:12 appears in Exod 22:12. 58 This law is part of a larger group of stipulations in Exod 22:9–12 that describes the conditions in which a shepherd is responsible or not responsible for damage incurred to a flock that was entrusted to his care. 59 כי־יתן אישׁ אל־רעהוּ חמוֹר אוֹ־שׁוֹר אוֹ

In: Journal of Ancient Judaism

rodnaya zemlya ), the Supreme Law can also mention it. 6 Although the clause is eye-catching, it is rather secondary in comparison with some other amendments, the goal being the potential prolongation of Vladimir Putin’s presidency, should he decide to run for it in 2024. This political maneuver has its

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In: Interdisciplinary Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society
Author: Gavin Slade

Informality as illegality in Georgia’s anti-mafia campaign Gavin Slade Central and East European Studies, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK ABSTRACT The paper examines the anti-mafia laws in Georgia and links the decline of informality under Saakashvili

In: Caucasus Survey

1 Challenges for Canon Law This article examines the challenges which arise for Catholic canon law from the collision with secular law and the law of other religious communities. It begins by looking at the conditions provided by canon law itself in order to meet these challenges. The next

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In: Interdisciplinary Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society

1 Introduction 1 The claim that Talmudic law is a religious legal system has long been, and continues to be, put forward by both traditional scholars of Jewish law 2 and contemporary academic researchers. 3 The question of whether Talmudic law is a religious legal system most certainly

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In: Interdisciplinary Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society

’ or ‘transfer of best practices’) and the consolidation of the state of the rule of law in Russian everyday life. There is already a considerable amount of research and commentary on Russia’s administrative and legal systems, which underlines both the importance of the political culture for Russia

In: Russian Politics