Problems of the Roman criminal law.

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Clarendon Press, 1912. Amsterdam, RODOPI , Oxford
Mommsen, Theodor, -- 1817-1903., Criminal law (Roman
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Problems of the Roman criminal law. Amsterdam: RODOPI, (OCoLC) Online version: Strachan-Davidson, J.L. (James Leigh), Problems of the Roman criminal law. Amsterdam: RODOPI, (OCoLC) Named Person: Theodor Mommsen: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J L Strachan-Davidson. Get this Problems of the Roman criminal law.

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2x6 PROBLEMS OF ROMAN CRIMINAL LAW. crimes as a specific class of legal wrongs still remained lacking to the Roman State. Maine, to whom the author refers in terms of deep gratitude, had the provisions of the Twelve Tables in mind when he wrote that "the penal law of ancient communities is not the law of crimes; it is the law of wrongs.

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Roman Law worked just like law today (minus the fact that their punishment would be unusual today). Problems of the Roman criminal law. book For criminal proceedings, a jury of citizens, made up of senators and "high standing" people in the community would be selected as the jury.

the accused had the right to bring in witnesses, and other defenses, Etc. 1 cf., for instance, Strachan-Davidson, Problems of the Roman Criminal Law, vol. 11, cc. XV and XVI (where he criticizes Mommsen). 2 His thesis is accepted by Miss Walker, B. in her recent book, The Annals of Tacitus (Manchester, ), by: 9.

Roman Law and Common Law was first published in The second edition, entirely reset, revised throughout and supplemented by Professor F. Lawson, Fellow of Brasenose College and Professor of Comparative Law in the University of Oxford, appeared in This was done at the suggestion of Lord McNair, who read the revised by: Problems of the Roman criminal law / By J.

(James Leigh) Strachan-Davidson I should wish by book to be regarded as, in the main, a supplement to Mommsen."es bibliographical references and of access: Internet Topics: Criminal procedure (Roman law), Criminal law.

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To make the subject more accessible, the author sets the law in the context of the history of Rome and keeps the use of Latin phrases to a minimum.

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A major feature of the book is the use of texts (in translation) from the most important sources of Roman law. The texts serve to illustrate the law and to make it more vivid for the reader.

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