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Latin American Lawyers: A Historical Introduction

Rogelio Perez-Perdomo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751261
eISBN:
9780804767699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751261.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book provides a history of the intellectual training and social placement of lawyers in Latin America. The book examines the Roman legal roots of the Latin American tradition and traces the ... More


The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas: Empire and Legal Networks

Juan Pablo Scarfi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190622343
eISBN:
9780190622374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622343.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas explores the intellectual history of a distinctive idea and approach to American international law in the Western Hemisphere, focusing ... More


The New Revenue Courts 1

Sir John Baker

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume VI 1483–1558

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258179
eISBN:
9780191681806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258179.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the role of the revenue courts in the judicial system in England during the Tudor period. These courts were formed because the arcane Latin forms and wooden tallies of the Court ... More


The Concept of Conubium in the Roman Republic

Saskia T. Roselaar

in New Frontiers: Law and Society in the Roman World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668175
eISBN:
9780748684328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668175.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter reconstructs the legal possibilities for marriage between Romans and non-citizens in the Republic, especially the idea that conubium with Roman citizens was an important privilege ... More


Rhetoric, Language, and Roman Law: Legal Education and Improvement in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

John W Cairns

in Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682133
eISBN:
9781474415972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682133.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines how the development of theories of rhetoric affected styles of law teaching in eighteenth-century Scotland, leading to the development of the practice of teaching in the English ... More


Lawyers and the Civil Law Tradition

in Latin American Lawyers: A Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751261
eISBN:
9780804767699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751261.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter first addresses the question of who the Roman jurists and lawyers of the classical period were, and how they were trained, before turning to the role of professors and their relations ... More


Lawyers and the Construction of Nations

in Latin American Lawyers: A Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751261
eISBN:
9780804767699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751261.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter analyzes the role of lawyers and of the law as an academic discipline in the construction of nation-states. It deals with the period covering two moments in the history of Latin America: ... More


From Development to Globalization

in Latin American Lawyers: A Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751261
eISBN:
9780804767699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751261.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter covers the second half of the twentieth century. It begins by examining the changes in the education of lawyers. It then looks at the legal profession, especially the heightened role of ... More


Ideas of Law in Hellenistic and Roman Legal Practice

Georgy Kantor

in Legalism: Anthropology and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664269
eISBN:
9780191744686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664269.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter begins by looking at how the sphere of the ‘legal’ was defined in Roman and Hellenistic law (disputing the received opinion of a marked difference between the two in this respect). The ... More


Collective Memory and International Law

Moshe Hirsch

in Invitation to the Sociology of International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199688111
eISBN:
9780191767456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688111.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 3 explores the mutual interactions between collective memory and international law. Social groups often influence individual memories, and society frequently reminds us that certain ... More


The Jury and Pleading

John Baker

in Introduction to English Legal History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812609
eISBN:
9780191850400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812609.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter concentrates on the jury and the history of pleading, which was at the heart of the common-law system. Pleading was the means of defining a factual issue which could be tried by jury. In ... More


The Court of Chancery and Equity

John Baker

in Introduction to English Legal History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812609
eISBN:
9780191850400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812609.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter traces the history of the Court of Chancery and equity. The equitable jurisdiction derived from the extraordinary jurisdiction of the king’s council. By 1400 the chancellor had his own ... More


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