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The Formation Of Germanic Common Law
In drafting and promulgating any body of laws, particularly those
enacted amongst Germanic heathens for the benefit of the Folk, I would hope
that the law which would result would be:
Flexible: after all, we can't think of everything.
For instance, I wouldn't even think of addressing sexual conduct (a real hot button) except in the context of a marriage oath in common law. Put one toe over the line and address homosexuality, and your house of cards crumbles. Let the Alliance, your kindred, my kindred or the guy down the street's kindred refuse to marry gays, refuse to admit them, refuse to admit that they're human, whatever.
Let this kindred or that decide who is or isn't in their Innangardh, as the Alliance does. The Alliance only specifies if that kindred, as constituted, is then an Alliance kindred. Kindreds can have whomever they choose in the kindred, then they must live with the consequences of that decision.
In short, I'd try to preserve the common law above the fray of old and day-to-day controversy.
A controversial law isn't a law. It's a debating point. Laws are to be observed.
If you get too specific, it's not common law. It's biblical law, and I'd rather give that one a miss.