Hierarchy of Laws

1. Divine Law

2. Natural Law - Ius gentium

3. Positive Law (Ius positivum)

4. Custom

K÷ln, Erzbisch÷fliche Di÷zesan- und Dombibliothek 127, fol. 9r






The role of consent in the jurisprudence of legislation and government in the Ius commune

Three Principles of Legislation:

Quod principi placuit and Princeps legibus solutus est (Roman Law)

Quod omnes tangit ab omnibus approbari debet (What touches all must be approved by all) Canon Law

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