Comparing Common-Law Systems with Other Legal Systems
Through this program, students are positioned as interns all through Northern Virginia, including in Judges’ Chambers, the Office of the Public Defender, the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, a City or County legal professional’s workplace, Legal Aid, or in a personal lawyer’s workplace. Heavy emphasis is placed on growing students’ litigation expertise. Lecturer in Law Michael L. Davis directs this program, determines particular person placements, screens college students’ progress, and coordinates with field supervisors.
Roman Dutch frequent regulation jurisdictions include South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, Sri-Lanka and Zimbabwe. Many of these jurisdictions recognise customary legislation, and in some, such as South Africa the Constitution requires that the common law be developed in accordance with the Bill of Rights.
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