The Secrets of Jethro - Father of Jurisprudence, Patriarch of the Druze, Unifier of Legal Systems

13 Pages Posted: 24 Feb 2017 Last revised: 1 Mar 2017

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Barbara Pfeffer Billauer

Institute of World Politics; International Program in Bioethics, U. of Porto; Foundation for Law and Science Centers, Inc.

Date Written: February 21, 2017

Abstract

Jethro, patriarch saint of the Druze, made a major contribution to the Jewish Torah - improving the civil legal system. This article identifies his contribution, offers proof and suggests the possible source of Jethro's insights that aided in the legal administration of the nascent Jewish people.

Keywords: Jethro, Moses, Jurisprudence, Appellate System, Appellate Review, Kabbala, Gematria

JEL Classification: B52, D21, D22, D23, D73, D74, K41, N40

Suggested Citation

Billauer, Barbara P., The Secrets of Jethro - Father of Jurisprudence, Patriarch of the Druze, Unifier of Legal Systems (February 21, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2921274 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2921274

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