Historical introduction to the Roman law / by Frederick Parker Walton ; with a new introduction by Michael H. Hoeflich, John H. & John M. Kane Professor of Law, University of Kansas, School of Law.
9781584779667 hardcover alkaline paper 1584779667 hardcover alkaline paper
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The value of the Roman law and the causes of its success The Aryans The literary sources of the early history of Rome The evidence of Archaeology The realtions between Early Rome and the Etruscans The foundation of the city and the early political organisation The patriarchal family and the Patria Potestas Early theories of relationship - Agnation The Servian reforms The Republic The twelve tables Plebiuan grievances The Comitia The Senate Process of legilsation Early legal procedure - the old Legis actiones Early forms of conveyance - Mancipatio and in Jure Cessio The early law of property and wills The early law of marriage The early law of debtor and creditor Crimes, wrongs, and punishments in the early law Rise of the Jus Gentium The principate or dyarchy The classical jurisits The absolute monarchy, 284 A.D. 565 A.D. (Death of Justinian) The contents of the Corpus Juris Justinian's codification and the works from which it was compiled Leges Romanae Barbarorum The system of personal laws The fate of the Roman law in the West The fate of the Corpus Juris in the East The distinction between law and morals and the definition of law Jus Publicum and Jus Privatum The tripartite origin of private law The Jus Gentium Jus Civile The seven sources of the law.
KJA190 .W35 2016
Clark, NJ : Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 2016.