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  • Into the flames went history books these Burschen young students deemed disrespectful to the German Volk; in went a copy of the Code Napoleon, the laws that the emperor had imposed on much of the German-speaking world, guaranteeing the rights of all citizens, including Jews; in went a copy of Germanomania by the Jewish reformer Saul Ascher, a pamphlet that dissected with acerbic wit the pretensions of the nationalists.

    Emancipation

  • Certainly LA legal system is based on the Code Napoleon, but CA has property laws notably community property based on ancient Spanish civil law instead of English common law.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » More From the City That Brought You the First Amendment:

  • The Digest of 1808, designed to bring order out of chaos, was influenced by drafts of the new French code, the Code Napoleon.

    A History of American Law

  • The Digest of 1808, designed to bring order out of chaos, was influenced by drafts of the new French code, the Code Napoleon.

    A History of American Law

  • The French had shown the way with the Code Napoleon.

    A History of American Law

  • The French had shown the way with the Code Napoleon.

    A History of American Law

  • The French had shown the way with the Code Napoleon.

    A History of American Law

  • The Digest of 1808, designed to bring order out of chaos, was influenced by drafts of the new French code, the Code Napoleon.

    A History of American Law

  • The reader may compare in the _Scenes of Political Life_ (for instance, in Une Tenebreuse affaire) the curious differences subsisting between the criminal law of Brumaire in the year IV., and that of the Code Napoleon which has taken its place.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • And the basis of the laws, his Code Napoleon, as he called it, forming the basis of the European Union's laws, as well.

    Napoleon & Wellington: The Battle of Waterloo and the Great Commanders Who Fought It

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