English Legal History and its Materials

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WebHome 03 Apr 2017 - 20:37 TravisMoore
English Legal History Our first meeting will be Thursday 10 September 2015, at 2:45pm in WJWH 101. Before we meet, please register as a user of this wiki. You ...
WebNotify 08 Sep 2015 - 13:52 RyRavenholt
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ProcedureofStarChamber 20 Jan 2015 - 00:09 MichaelCoburn
Procedure Bill of Information A written complaint alleging an offense punishable by the Court that was signed by private party's counsel or the attorney general ...
FunctionalExplanationsOfOrdeal 16 Jan 2015 - 15:37 AlexanderGerten
Functionalist Explanations for the Persistence and Withering of the Ordeal Is it? Functionalism is probably more discredited now among anthropologists than ...
WritOfProhibition 09 Jan 2015 - 14:00 KatherineKettle
WORKING UNITED DRAFT: The writs of Prohibition were the main means by which the managing common law courts the King's Bench and Common Pleas restricted other courts ...
TheExchequerOfTheJews 05 Jan 2015 - 21:27 EbenMoglen
EXCHEQUER OF THE JEWS Background : Jews began to settle in England soon after the Norman Conquest in 1066. They for the most part escaped the massacres during the ...
TheNon-ReceptionInEngland 17 Dec 2014 - 18:24 JulianAzran
The text of this page authored by Julian Azran and Ignacio Menchaca is available for modification and reuse under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Sharealike ...
StatuteofLabourers 03 Dec 2014 - 03:21 AllysonMackavage
Palmer goes into great detail on how the massive depopulation during the Black Death led to the passage the Statute of Labourers and how it was used to force the able ...
TheReceptionInEnglishdRenaissance 21 Nov 2014 - 22:15 JulianAzran
The Reception, a process in the renaissance of replacement of "barbarian" medieval customary law by classical roman law 1 , was occurring during the renaissance ...
MoralityOfPenalBonds 02 Nov 2014 - 14:57 JimParks
In his book, Debt: The First 5,000 Years, anthropologist David Graeber traces the history of debt and its relationship with and effect on human societies. Among other ...
InquistioninMedievalEngland 16 Oct 2014 - 06:09 AshleighHunt
In Chapter 8 (pg. 126) Baker discusses the Ecclesiastic Courts in England that covered crimes committed by the Clergy, marriage and probate law. However, Baker makes ...
TheStatuteOfNorthampton 07 Oct 2014 - 01:06 KatherineKettle
In his book "Concise History", Plucknett reviews several historical changes that were the reason to the beginning disappearance of judges' discretion during the 12 ...
PeasantsRevoltInEnglishLaw 27 Sep 2014 - 19:48 InbarAsif
Palmer writes about how the increased centralization and intrusiveness of the government helped motivate the great Peasants' Revolt of 1381. (pg. 6) He writes specifically ...
BurdenOfTaxation 16 Sep 2014 - 13:35 FrancisWhite
In the reading it's seems to me that there was an ongoing connection between the rise and fall of different ancient jurisdictions and courts, to the enhancement of ...
PropertyInMedievalLaw 16 Sep 2014 - 07:52 JimParks
Plunkett writes on pg. 141 "It was also a peculiarity of feudalism that these matters of public law #8212; the prerogative of the Crown, the rights and duties of ...
ConsistencyInMedievalCourts 11 Sep 2014 - 16:21 MichaelCoburn
For the reading this week I was struck by the vast number of courts with overlapping jurisdictions that existed in Medieval England and how independent and in competition ...
SignificanceofDomesdayBook 10 Sep 2014 - 03:02 AllysonMackavage
Plunkett on pg. 12 writes that the Domesday Book was "so respected that it was called simply 'the record', so great was its authority." I was wondering how the Domesday ...
RomanLaw 08 Sep 2014 - 15:11 EbenMoglen
This is not a question. You've started an essay on very complex and indeterminate issues, for which you've collected (irresponsibly) a good deal of secondary ...
HundredMoot 04 Sep 2014 - 14:12 EbenMoglen
While reading Baker's Introduction to English Legal History I ran across the term "The Moot" (p.4 Yeah, i takes me a while to read and understand these new history ...
WebTopicCreator 04 Sep 2014 - 14:02 RinaFujii
QuestionsBeingAnswered 23 Aug 2014 - 21:47 EbenMoglen
Questions To ask a new question, create a topic, using a descriptive topic name that identifies the subject of the question. The topic's parent should be "QuestionsBeingAnswered ...
TimeLine 23 Aug 2014 - 20:40 EbenMoglen
A page for a timeline of dates. Please link to further pages for more reading, rather than adding too much detail in this page. See also LawBooks 1000s Post 1066 ...
PlacesAndCourts 23 Aug 2014 - 20:40 EbenMoglen
Places and Courts original structure: County Hundred Tithing Ville Post Norman, you also get the feudal/military tenure system, superimposed on the older system ...
LawBooks 23 Aug 2014 - 20:38 EbenMoglen
Leges Henrici Primi (c. 1118) Collection of "ill digested Anglo Saxon laws with scraps of Canon law and personal observations" from the fifty or so years following ...
Glossary 23 Aug 2014 - 20:38 EbenMoglen
A page for a glossary of terms. Please link to further reading where appropriate, or to a blank page where more research is appropriate but not yet done. For Old English ...
CriminalProcedureRules 23 Aug 2014 - 20:37 EbenMoglen
Yesterday in class one of the more startling things (at least for me) was that there was no right of appeal from a criminal conviction in the English legal system ...
CommonRecovery 23 Aug 2014 - 20:37 EbenMoglen
BeckyPrebble 21 Oct 2008 How was it that the common recovery was so effective? From today's perspective (which I realize is entirely the wrong way to look at it) ...
ArchivedMaterial 23 Aug 2014 - 20:36 EbenMoglen
FinishedArticles 23 Aug 2014 - 20:30 EbenMoglen
Completed Articles for Wikipedia Submission %TREEBROWSER{ theme "file" shared "tree" title "" openTo "1" noroot "true" }% %TREE{ web "" formatting ...
ArticlesInProcess 23 Aug 2014 - 20:28 EbenMoglen
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OriginPeremptories 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Origins of the Peremptory Challenge Here is a message from a colleague: My name is . I'm student from Law Faculty, in Poland. I write in the hope that You can answer ...
OriginCertiorari 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Origin of the Writ of Certiorari Meaning of the Term Certiorari ("to be searched") is the present passive infinitive of Latin certiorare, ("to search"). Function ...
StatuteLaborers 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Labor Policy after 1348 and Theory of Contract How did the Statute of Laborers of 1351 contribute to the development of assumpsit as a replacement for covenant and ...
WagerSales 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Wager of Law in Cases of Sales
PerjuriousWager 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Professor Moglen, would it be possible to give me ideas/feedback on what I've got here? Perjurious Wager What happens if a plaintiff complains to the church courts ...
LanevCotton 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Lane v. Cotton What is the context and contemporary significance of Lane v. Cotton , 1 Ld. Raym 546 (1701)? Why is it relevant to the law of Internet infrastructure ...
StatsEdwII 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Statutes Royal Ordinances, Edward II This is a work in progress Edward II Brief History: Reign 1307 #8211; 1327 Married Isabella, from the French Royal Family ...
ArmorieDelamirie 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Armorie v. Delamirie (1722) K.B., 1 Strange 505, 93 ER 664 Alex Feerst Carol DeMartino The Opinion Before Pratt, C.J. at nisi prius. The plaintiff, being a chimney ...
LopusChandler 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Introduction The legacy of Chandelor v. Lopus demonstrates evolving notions of warranty and contract legal theory under the English Common Law. Specifically, the ...
JailersLiability 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Jailers' Liability Casey Quinn In Case, 4 Co. Rep. 83b, the King's Bench cited a rule that jailers are held liable for prison breach even in cases of rescue: "If traitors ...
MitchellAllestry 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Mitchell v. Allestry This case, materials collected at B M 572, was seen in the 18th and 19th centuries as inventing what American lawyers took Lemuel Shaw to have ...
DoigesCase 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Doige's Case Context Doige #8217;s case (also known as Shipton v. Dog, or Shipton v. Dogge) arose during a period of extension of trespass on the case for nonfeasance ...
QuoMinus 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Quo Minus Why in 1588 might counsel prefer to bring an action of quominus than to use the ordinary mechanisms of debt collection in the Common Pleas or Queen's Bench ...
RefugeeProperty 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Political Refugees' Property How did political refugees protect their property during the reigns of Mary and Elizabeth? The core of the answer to this question ...
SouthcotesCase 23 Aug 2014 - 20:10 EbenMoglen
Attached a case (Drake v. Royman) that needs translation; overall still a work in progress. LuisVilla Southcote's Case Why Southcote's Case, 4 Co. Rep. 83b; Cro ...
WebPreferences 10 Feb 2009 - 02:00 EbenMoglen
EngLegalHist Web Preferences The following settings are web preferences of the EngLegalHist web. These preferences overwrite the site level preferences in ...
TheOriginOfTheWritOfCertiorari 02 Feb 2009 - 13:35 EbenMoglen
KyuYoungLee 25 Jan 2009 THE ORIGIN OF THE WRIT OF CERTIORARI Introduction The writ of certiorari is one of the legal procedures involving the proceedings between ...
WebTopicList 12 Jan 2009 - 22:28 EbenMoglen
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VestedAndContingentRemainders 10 Nov 2008 - 22:26 EbenMoglen
Is there much difference between the interest of an heir apparent in an estate in fee tail and a remainderman? They seem to me to be pretty much the same thing, except ...
Assizes 23 Sep 2008 - 18:13 LuisVilla
Assizes Courts sitting regionally, on circuit. Can try felonies, but hence are always required to have one of the 10 (later 12) judges of King's Bench , Common ...
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