Most historical analyses of the case focus on interpreting the political reasons why that happened by analyzing the reasons in the broadest national contours. According to Robert Icenhauer-Ramirez, these global assessments, while important, do not attempt to discern how the lives and experiences of those individuals responsible for either prosecuting or defending Davis, or those with a direct interest in the outcome, influenced the handling of the case.
He argues that while national politics had a role in the direction of the case, it was the actions and decisions of lesser-known men and women that ultimately were responsible for the failure to convict Davis. Treason on Trial: The United States v. He earned a doctorate in history at the University of Texas, Austin. More information here.
Categories: Comparative Law News. The conference can be followed on Twitter through the Association of Young Legal Historians' twitter account. A full programme can be found here. As a result, arguably, it is the single most important text of international law to appear between the Congress of Vienna and the Treaty of Versailles. It may be said that in brokering the Peace of Paris which saw the United Kingdom recognise the United States of America, that Rayneval ended the war which his brother started; as it was Conrad-Alexandre de Rayneval who was the architect of the previous French policy of supporting, and later recognising, the American insurgence of the Thirteen Colonies.
Through his faithful translation and introductory essay, Jean Allain makes this classic work accessible to the new audience of the English-language World. While completing his doctorate at the Graduate Institute of International Studies of the University of Geneva, Switzerland; he clerked for the first President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Source: Historia et Ius We learned of the publication of the latest issue of the journal Historia et ius.
These positions reflect two focal points of his research: on the one hand Church history and Canon Law, on the other hand classical and particularly medieval Roman law and their history. They matched very felicitously his engagement for and in the Old-Catholic Church. The contributions centre on the themes and questions the honorand has pursued in his work till now.
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This volume fills a gap; it investigates the law by which they were governed and discusses their careers in legal practice. Using sources drawn from the Roman and canon laws and also from manuscripts found in local archives, R. Helmholz brings together previously published work and new evidence about the professional careers of these men.
His book covers the careers of many lesser known ecclesiastical lawyers, dealing with their education in law, their reaction to the coming of the Reformation, and their relationship with English common lawyers on the eve of the Civil War. Making connections with the European ius commune, this volume will be of special interest to English and Continental legal historians, as well as to students of the relationship between law and religion.
The Profession Described: Introduction 1. Law of the legal profession: advocates and proctors 2. The education of ecclesiastical lawyers 3.
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The Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society offers a reassessment of Roman law of the long classical period in light of Roman society. The Roman Law of Obligations presents a series of lectures delivered by the late Peter Birks as an introductory course in Roman law. Discovered in complete manuscript form following his death, the lectures are published here for the first time.
Examining the intellectual origins of the constitutional doctrine of 'popular sovereignty', this book explores the importance of Roman law as a chief source of modern constitutional thought. This volume focuses on how the institutional set-up, or structure, of the Roman Empire positively or negatively affected economic performance. Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law provides a thorough and engaging overview of Roman private law and civil procedure.
It is the ideal course companion for undergraduate Roman law courses, combining clear, comprehensible language and a wide range of supportive learning features with the most important sources of Roman law. Rome acquired her great empire under republican institutions. These institutions were held to be remarkably stable because they were a mixture of monarchy, oligarchy, and democracy, created by natural evolution not by a lawgiver.
The Republic was also a classic example of a largely unwritten constitution, like that of Britain, and so it has bearing on modern political theory. Roman law is one of the key legal systems from which modern European law is derived.
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In this book Dr Tellegen-Couperus discusses the way in which Roman jurists created and developed law, and the way in which Roman law has come down to us. A collection of 16 studies in French, with additional notes, on the interaction of legal theory and feudal practices and structures in Southern France during the 11thth centuries. The text pays particular attention to the influence of the revival of the schools of Roman law. Roman law is the foundation of all European legal systems.
Lee's Elements of Roman Law was first published in , and the fourth edition, now reprinted, appeared in After a brief introductionthe book comprises a title by title translation of the Institutes of Justinian together with an exposition of each topic. Practice Area.