Law also raises important and complex issues concerning equality, fairness, and justice. Emory Law’s legal clinics advocate for clients with real-world legal needs, providing students with the foundational skills, judgment, and values necessary to engage in the practice of law. In A2Z, Dean Sarah Zearfoss employs her years of experience working as the Dean of Admissions to help students prepare better applications for law school.
- In medieval England, royal courts developed a body of precedent which later became the common law.
- Consumer law could include anything from regulations on unfair contractual terms and clauses to directives on airline baggage insurance.
- This “great charter” or Magna Carta of 1215 also required that the King’s entourage of judges hold their courts and judgments at “a certain place” rather than dispensing autocratic justice in unpredictable places about the country.
Hammurabi placed several copies of his Law News code throughout the kingdom of Babylon …