English Legal History and its Materials

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WebHome 17 Dec 2017 - 14:14 EbenMoglen
English Legal History Special office hours will be held on Wednesday December 20th, 12:30 5:30pm. The first draft of the second essay will be due December 22nd ...
SecondPaper 07 Dec 2017 - 18:39 EbenMoglen
Paper Assignment Not more than 1000 words. Under any circumstances. Subject Unfreedom of both people and property transformed into freedom in the history of English ...
MattConroyFirstPaper 06 Dec 2017 - 23:52 MattConroy
Englishery of English Law By MattConroy 28 Nov 2017 As an analytical framework arguing that the diversity of origins formed the unique character of English Law ...
LukeRushingFirstPaper 06 Dec 2017 - 21:06 EbenMoglen
That England was an amalgam of many proximate cultures cannot be doubted. English history is defined by the diversity of influences upon it, a level of diversity that ...
MalcolmEvansFirstPaper 28 Nov 2017 - 23:40 MalcolmEvans
The Englishry of English law in the age of trumpism (1) By MalcolmEvans 28 Nov 2017 Introduction "The ...
JustinMaffettFirstPaper 28 Nov 2017 - 23:04 JustinMaffett
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
RyanHolmesFirstPaper 28 Nov 2017 - 19:39 RyanHolmes
The Englishry of the English Law Ryan Holmes 28 Nov 2017 Section I The Englishry of the English law owes a great deal to the diverse traditions that contributed ...
DexterXHeeterFirstPaper 28 Nov 2017 - 17:50 DexterXHeeter
A Land Not of a Single Peace but of Many A. Harding wrote, #8220;England was not a land of a single peace but of many, #8221; (Harding 15) alluding to the diverse ...
WebNotify 14 Nov 2017 - 21:09 MalcolmEvans
DavidKellam DylanHunzeker EbenMoglen MalcolmEvans MarkDrake MattConroy MichaelWeholt RyRavenholt RhickBose DexterXHeeter ...
FirstPaper 14 Nov 2017 - 13:48 EbenMoglen
Paper Assignment Not more than 1000 words. Under any circumstances. Subject What Maitland called "the Englishry of English law" lies precisely in its diversity of ...
GuardianshipAndEnglishCommonLaw 16 Oct 2017 - 06:53 MalcolmEvans
I came across article today in the New Yorker about legal guardians and elder abuse. One thing I found interesting is that the article attributes the guardianship ...
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
Articles In Process %TREEBROWSER{ theme "file" shared "tree" title "" openTo "1" noroot "true" }% %TREE{ web "" formatting "outline" topic ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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