Volume 15 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1-14 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly material meeting the highest academic standards. The volume contains six articles diverse in their scope and focus, encompassing legal, historical, textual, comparative and conceptual analysis, as well as a survey of recent literature and a chronicle of cases of interest. Among the topics covered are: lying in rabbinical court proceedings; unjust enrichment; can a witness serve as judge in the same case?; Caro's Shulham Arukh volume Maimonides' Mishne Torah in the Yemenite community, the New Jersey eruv wards.
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part PART ONE chapter Jonathan BLASS, Halakhic Altruism: A Critique of H. Dagan's The Law of Unjust Enrichment: Between Judaism and Liberalism chapter Shimshon ETTINGER, Can a Witness Serve as Judge? chapter Irwin H. HAUT, z�l, Unjust Enrichment Revisited chapter Yehiel S. KAPLAN, Enforcement of Divorce Judgments by Imprisonment: Principles of Jewish Law chapter Steven H. RESNICOFF, Ends and Means in Jewish Law: Lying to Achieve Financial Justice chapter Yosef TOBI, Caro's Shulhan Arukh versus Maimonides Mishne Torah in Yemen part PART TWO CHRONICLE chapter Martin EDELMAN, The Eruv Wars chapter Daniel B. SINCLAIR, Jewish Law in the State of Israel part PART THREE chapter Survey of Recent Literature chapter Style Sheet.