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Law in books, law and reality: a comparative law perspective Law out of context Moses and the Ten Commandments Two gospel vignettes: Jesus and the Samaritan woman; Jesus and the adulteress Private law, religion, and international law in early Rome Artificiality, reality and Roman contract law Justinian's Corpus Iuris Civilis: oddities of legal development; and human civilization Justinian's natural law and its Spanish legacy The failure of Scottish legal education in the 17th century, and the American Civil War Lord Mansfield: judicial integrity or its lack; Somerset's case Chancellor Kent's use of foreign law Foreign legal thinking The culture of judges The law of delict and quasi delict in the French code civil The justice of the U.S. constitution Epilogue: Julius Caesar: descendant of a slave?