Legal tradition of ius commune through the eyes of legal historians

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The article examines the advantages to applying the concept of legal tradition when studying the medieval ius commune in Europe from a historical perspective. The author looks into three key elements of this legal tradition, namely legal science, legal education, and legal consciousness. Each component is characterized in its relation to the development of the ius commune and the legal order in Continental Europe.

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D Yu Poldnikov

Higher School of Economics

Faculty of Law


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