Is Natural Law the Basis for Roman Law? [LECTURE] [No. 86]


The Romans often appealed to “natural reason” in difficult legal discussions. How did that impact the legal system and societal relationships? Professor Richard Epstein discusses the natural law foundations of the Roman Law. Learn more at

Professor Richard Epstein is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law at NYU School of Law, a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Professor of Law Emeritus and a senior lecturer at the University of Chicago.

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