As we circulate the Notary World, each Edition is assigned to Archive.
Introduction Serious concern has been articulated nationally and internationally about fraudulent activities arising out of the certification of education diplomas and education-related certificates. A certification may be carried out by a notary, for example, who has...read more
A legal tradition … is a set of deeply rooted, historically conditioned attitudes about the nature of law, about the role of law in the society and the polity, about the proper organization of a legal system, and about the way law is or should be made, applied,...read more
A comparison of the origins and the histories of Notarial Professions in France and England and Wales
Recently, I was very interested to read a feature on the History of French Notaries on the Notaires de France website and then to compare their origins and history with ours. The same must be read in the light of the relationship between France and England between the...read more
Roughly 2/3rds of the world live under a civil law system and 1/3rd under the English common law system. To put it another way, of the 320 or so jurisdictions in the modern world, at least 280 stem from one of these ideologies to a greater or lesser extent. As a rule...read more