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Jus commune

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  1. often used by civil law jurists to refer to those aspects of the civil law system's invariate legal principles, sometimes called "the law of the land" in English law. (Ius commune is distinct from the term common law meaning the Anglo-American family

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  2. The , in its historical meaning, is commonly thought of as a combination of canon law and Roman law which formed the basis of a common system of legal thought in Western Europe from the rediscovery and reception of Justinian's Digest in the 12th and

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  3. a Latin phrase meaning "Common law"

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  4. In addition to this definition, the term also possibly had a narrower meaning depending upon the context in which it was used

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  5. Some scholars believe that the term, when used in the context of the ecclesiastical courts of England in the fourteenth and fifteenth century, also "meant the law that is common to the universal church, as opposed to the constitutions or special cust

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