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Honor and the Law

Scott K. Taylor

in Honor and Violence in Golden Age Spain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126853
eISBN:
9780300151695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126853.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter begins by presenting as an example a climactic confrontation between a wealthy peasant and newly chosen alcalde, Pedro Crespo, and the commander of an army billeted in Zalamea, Don Lope ... More


Radbruch on the Origins of the Criminal Law: Punitive Interventions before Sovereignty

Mireille Hildebrandt

in Foundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199673612
eISBN:
9780191751745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673612.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

This chapter is dedicated to Radbruch’s seminal text on “The Origin of Criminal Law in the Class of Serfs.” It contains a number of counter intuitive insights on the relationship between public ... More


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