Month: March 2017

Law Takes a Holiday

Law Takes a Holiday In the 1934 romantic movie “Death Takes a Holiday,” Death assumes human form for three days, and the world turns chaotic. The same thing happens when the law goes on a vacation. Rules are unenforced or politicized. Law Takes a Holiday. Citizens quickly lose faith in the legal system. Anarchy follows

Service rendered by law

Law firms operating in multiple countries often have complex structures involving multiple partnerships, particularly in jurisdictions such as Hong Kong and Japan which restrict partnerships between local and foreign lawyers. One structure largely unique to large multinational law firms is the Swiss Verein, pioneered by Baker & McKenzie in 2004, in which multiple national or

The glory of justice

The glory of justice

The glory of justice   Justice is the legal or philosophical theory by which fairness is administered. The concept of justice differs in every culture. An early theory of justice was set out by the Ancient Greek philosopher Plato in his work The Republic. Advocates of divine command theory argue that justice issues from God.