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Unpublished Paper
Egypt's Legal System
Young Arbitrators Journal (2013)
  • Mohamed Raffa, University of East London

The Egyptian legal system is built on the combination of Islamic (Shariah) law and Napoleonic Code, which was first introduced during Napoleon Bonaparte’s occupation of Egypt and the subsequent education and training of Egyptian jurists in France.

  • Civil Law,
  • Napoleonic Code,
  • The Nile,
  • Coherent Political Entity
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Mohamed Raffa. "Egypt's Legal System" Young Arbitrators Journal (2013)
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