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civil law
Used in
War and Peace
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  • At Speranski's request he took the first part of the Civil Code that was being drawn up and, with the aid of the Code Napoleon and the Institutes of Justinian, he worked at formulating the section on Personal Rights.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as: contrasted to criminal law
as: contrasted to common law
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