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brehon laws

early Irish laws under the control of brehons, an hereditary caste of lawyers. They survived the Danish and Anglo-Norman invasions, but in the Case of Tanistry in 1607 were declared to be incompatible with English common law, which henceforth should apply throughout Ireland.
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Brehon and Rowley were both denied by home goalkeeper Richard Walton who kept the Lincolnshire side's lead in tact and Cleethorpes wrapped up a vital victory three minutes from time when substitute Marc Cooper converted Josh Lacey's right wing cross.
Brehon law is fully as sophisticated as what passes for justice
Admittedly, this is a misunderstanding of the Brehon Law but it highlights the challenge Johnston posed to the common law and the Crown's authority.
The Brehon Law Society is a professional association that fosters the profession of law among individuals of Irish ancestry, and provides a forum for educational, cultural, and social activities concerning Irish heritage and tradition.
The practical value of the oak in Brehon Law is said to be "its acorns and its use for woodwork.
Gillian Kenny contrasts Brehon and English Common Law in "When Two Worlds Collide: Marriage and the Law in Medieval Ireland.
In effect, he creatively concocts ever shifting versions of "justice" by warping ancient patriarchal principles and precedents of Brehon Law through maneuvers that position himself as final authority or breitheamh.
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Ireland-based private equity firm, Brehon Capital Partners, has announced that it has named a non-executive chairman.
Brehon-rule" refers to the Irish system of justice that predated English rule, in which the judges, brehons, wore yellow robes when handing down their decisions--an arcane historical fact brought in by visual free association.
Other contributors were Bambaras students and peers from City College, as well as family members like her mother, Helen [Cade] Brehon, now remarried, and cousin, Carole Brown [Lewis].