English and American Law

U.S. Congress on Noahide Laws

  H.J.RES.104 — To designate March 26, 1991, as `Education Day, U.S.A.’. (Enrolled Bill [Final as Passed Both House and Senate] – ENR)  –H.J.Res.104– H.J.Res.104 One Hundred Second Congress of the United States of AmericaAT THE FIRST SESSIONBegun and held at the City of Washington on Thursday, the third day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-one Joint Resolution To designate March 26, 1991, as `Education Day, […]

Benjamin Cardozo: The Nature of the Judicial Process

Benjamin N. Cardozo: The Nature of the Judicial Process (Yale University Press, 1921, Renewed 1949, printed 1964.)   We do not pick our rules of law full-blossomed from the trees. Every judge consulting his own experience must be conscious of times when a free exercise of will, directed of set purpose to the furtherance of the common good, determined the form and tendency of a rule which at […]

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr vs Robert Bork

The Tempting of America by Robert H. Bork “In the past few decades American institutions have struggled with the temptations of politics. Professions and academic disciplines that once possessed a life and structure of their own have steadily succumbed, in some cases almost entirely, to the belief that nothing matters beyond politically desirable results, however achieved. In this quest, politics invariably tries to dominate another discipline, to capture […]

Benedict Spinoza – Key Citations

Benedict Spinoza – key citations: Theologico-Political Treatise Wherefore this eternal covenant of the knowledge of G-d and love is universal, as is clear, moreover, from Zeph iii. 10, 11; no difference in this respect can be admitted between Jew and Gentile, nor did the former enjoy any special election beyond that which we have pointed out. At the present time, therefore, there is absolutely nothing which the Jews […]

Sir Edward Coke (1552-1634)

Sir Edward Coke (1552-1634) After the custom of the times, Coke wrote his Reports in Norman French, with pleadings entered in Latin. But the several Prefaces were, happily, in English, though tradition was served by printing the Latin beside it. Coke had early told Sir Robert Cecil that he wished “the cases could be as well understood as the Prefaces, and then they would both teach and delight” […]

שו”ת הרמ”א סימן י

PDF 2ש-ת הרמ-א סימן י שו”ת הרמ”א סימן י א גרסינן בסנהדרין פרק ארבע מיתותב אר”י שבע מצות נצטוו בני נח דאמר קרא ויצו ה’ אלהים על האדם לאמר מכל עץ הגן אכל תאכלג ויצו אלו הדינין, וכן הוא אומר כי ידעתיו את /למען/ אשר יצוה את בניו וגו’ד ה’ זו ברכת השם, וכן הוא אומר ונוקב שם ה’ וגו’ה אלהים זו ע”ז, וכן הוא אומר לא יהיה […]