FCIL Fun Facts
This Month in FCIL Law
Feb. 7, 1824
England's Court of Common Pleas decided Robertson v. Clarke, a case concerning the urgent sale of the ship, the Neptune, which was damaged beyond repair on its return voyage from Mauritius to London.
Feb. 7, 1970
The international convention concerning the carriage of passengers and luggage by rail was concluded.
Feb. 24, 1982
The ICJ decided the Continental Shelf case (Tunisia/Libya).
The Sachsenspiegel or "Saxon Mirror" was a set of German legal customs that were first written down in book form by Eike von Repgow between 1225 and 1235. The Sachsenspiegel addressed such far-reaching issues as:
Source: Maria Dobozy, tr., The Saxon Mirror: A Sachsenspiegel of The Fourteenth Century (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press: Philadelphia, 1999).