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Indigenous Peoples: legal resources: Customary Law

Subjects: Law - Foreign Law

Finding commentary

Customary Law has been the most usual term to designate the law/legal system of the indigenous peoples in English publications. However other synonyms (or near synonyms) you may encounter in your research include folk law, non-state law, indigenous law, people’s law, native law, primitive law, tribal law, traditional law, and chthonic law.

In SOLO use these subject searches:

Customary law
Culture and law
Legal polycentricity
Sociological jurisprudence
Ethnological jurisprudence
Law, Primitive


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