On the Specificity of Middle Eastern Constitutionalism

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School or College S. J. Quinney College of Law
Creator Mallat, Chibli
Title On the Specificity of Middle Eastern Constitutionalism
Date 2006
Description Ren Maunier, a prolific French ethnologist and jurist (1887-1951), summed up in 1935 the radical transformation of Middle Eastern law since the nineteenth century. In a brief report entitled Outline of the Progress of Law in Muslim Land, he noted the centrality of law in the immense change affecting the societies of North Africa that he knew: Amongst the social changes which can take place, one should put first legal changes. In Islamic countries, there have been sometimes, over more than one hundred and fifty years already, a transformation of legislation, and a transformation of jurisdiction: new laws, new judges. This transformation (which was at times evolution, at times revolution) is an important occurrence, which can busy an investigator who is at once a jurist and a sociologist. Rara avis!
Type Text
Publisher Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Subject LCSH International law; Comparative law; Constitutional law
Language eng
Relation is Version of Faculty Publications; Institutional Repository
Rights Management 2006 Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 11075 East Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio 44106 | 216.368.3600
Spatial Coverage Middle East
Format Medium application/pdf
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Date Created 2013-11-15
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 709980
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6m64v3c
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