1 See Eric A. Havelock, The Muse Learns to Write: Reflections on Orality and Literacy from Antiquity to the Present, New Haven, Yale University Press, 1986 et du mẻme auteur, (1986) and The Greek Conception of Justice: From its Shadow in Hower to its Substance in Plato, Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1978.
2 Compare John N. Postgate, Early Mesopotamia: Society and Economy at the Dawn of History, London/New York, Routledge, 1992, p. 291 with Raymond. Westbrook, “Cuneiform Law Codes and the Origins of Legislation”, (1989) 79 Zeitschrift fur Assyriologie 201.
3 William M. Landes et Richard A. Posner, “Legal Precedent: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis”, (1976) 19 J. of L. and Econ. 249.