jus civile

/jus" si vuy"lee, -vee"-/, Roman Law.
the rules and principles of law derived from the customs and legislation of Rome, as opposed to those derived from the customs of all nations (jus gentium) or from fundamental ideas of right and wrong implicit in the human mind (jus naturale).
[ < L: civil law]

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  • JUS Civile — dividitur in IV. Libros principales, sc. Digestum, Codicem, Institutiones et Authenticas: quibus addit Collatio decima s. Liber Feudorum. Ex his Digestum, continet LL. et Statuta Romanorum, et dispescitur in Digestum vetus, quod habet libtos 24.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Jus civīle — (lat.), Zivilrecht (s. d.), bedeutet 1) Privatrecht, 2) das nationale, d. h. auf die cives (Bürger) beschränkte Recht irgend eines Staates, 3) das den römischen Bürgern eigentümliche Recht, 4) das römische Recht mit Ausschluß des Jus honorarium… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • jus civile — [jus′ siv′ə lē] n. [L] CIVIL LAW …   English World dictionary

  • jus civile — Civil law. Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations …   Law dictionary

  • jus civile — /jas sivaliy/ Civil law. The system of law peculiar to one state or people. Particularly, in Roman law, the civil law of the Roman people, as distinguished from the jus gentium. The term is also applied to the body of law called, emphatically,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • jus civile — noun the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law • Syn: ↑Roman law, ↑Justinian code, ↑civil law • Members of this Topic: ↑addiction, ↑novate, ↑stipulate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jus civile —    Droit international privé:     droit privé propre à chaque peuple par opposition au jus gentium     distinction établie par le Droit romain entre les règles applicables aux seuls citoyens romains et celles applicables aux étrangers …   Lexique de Termes Juridiques

  • Jus civile — Borgerlig ret …   Danske encyklopædi

  • jus civile — The civil law …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • jus civile est quod sibi populus constituit — /jas sivaliy est kwod sibay popyalas kanstit(y)uwat/ The civil law is what a people establishes for itself …   Black's law dictionary

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