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  • He said that, for example, “early customary law” and “municipal law” were contexts where the word “law” had two different and irreconcilable meanings.
  • For statutes , you can review the Notes of Decision tab at the top of the statute to find headnotes that apply and cases interpret your statute.
  • Family law covers marriage and divorce proceedings, the rights of children and rights to property and money in the event of