- Friedrich Karl von (ˈfridrɪç ˈkɑl fɔn). 1779–1861, German legal scholar, who pioneered the historical approach to jurisprudence, emphasizing custom and precedent
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Savigny about the same time founded the "historical school" of law.Evolution in Modern Thought
Savigny and Corréard, are already acquainted with the Picard family.
Corréard and Savigny, but there is not one word of truth in all this.
As Savigny said, "Succession does not apply to possession by itself."The Common Law
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
I will call on Marchioness Savigny and personally thank her.The Mesmerist's Victim