Readings in early legal institutions

Readings in early legal institutions

Readings in early legal institutions

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): William Seal Carpenter, Paul Tutt Stafford
  • Language: English
  • Publication Information: New York : F.S. Crofts, 1932
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
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Additional Format

Online version: Carpenter, William Seal, 1890-1957. Readings in early legal institutions. New York, F.S. Crofts, 1932 (OCoLC)602523745

Short Description

VII, 357 pages ; 22 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Readings in early legal institutions is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: F.S. Crofts
  • Responsable Person: edited with introductions by William Seal Carpenter and Paul Tutt Stafford.
  • Number of Editions: 3 editions
  • First edition Date: 1932
  • Last edition Date: 1932
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KJ147
  • OCLC: 1614101

Main Contents

The meaning of justice. L.T. Hobhouse, Morals in evolution, ch. III.–Religion and early law. Fustel de Coulanges, Ancient city, bk. I, chs. III, IV; bk. II, ch. I; bk. III, chs. XI, XVII.–Roman law and proceudre: The twelve tables. W.A. Hunter, Roman law, p. 17-22; Roman civil procedure. R. Sohm, Institutes of Roman law, p. 225-257.–Germanic law and proceudre: The lex salica. E.F. Henderson, ed., Select historical documents of the middle ages, p. 176-189; The king of early civil justice. H.S. Maine, Early law and custom, ch. VI.–The blood feud and the wager of law. G.W. Dasent, ed., The story of Burnt Njal.–The ordeal. H.C. Lea, Superstition and force, ch. III.–The wager of battle. G. Neilson, Trial by combat, p. 1-73.–The jury. J. Fortescue, De laudibus legum Angliae, chs. 25, 26, 27.

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