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The Creation of the Ius Commune: From Casus to Regula

The Creation of the Ius Commune: From Casus to Regula


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ISBN-13: 9780748638970
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 10/06/2010
Series: Edinburgh Studies in Law Series
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John W. Cairns is Professor of Legal History at the University of Edinburgh Paul J. du Plessis is Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh

Table of Contents

Preface vii

List of Contributors ix

List of Abbreviations xi

Introduction John W Cairns Paul J du Plessis 1

1 The Sources of Medieval Learned Law Harry Dondorp Eltjo J H Schrage 7

2 The Infrastructure of the Early Ius Commune: The Formation of Regulae, or its Failure Kees Bezemer 57

3 Ius Quaerens Intellectum: The Method of the Medieval Civilians James Gordley 77

4 Medieval Family and Marriage Law: From Actions of Status to Legal Doctrine Laurent L J M Waelkens 103

5 The Roman Concept of Ownership and the Medieval Doctrine of Dominium Utile Thomas Rüfner 127

6 Succession to Fiefs: A Ius Commune Feudorum? Magnus Ryan 143

7 Towards the Medieval Law of Hypothec Paul J du Plessis 159

8 The Ignorant Seller's Liability for Latent Defects: One Regula or Various Sets of Rules? Jan Hallebeek 175

9 The Glossators' Monetary Law Wolfgang Ernst 219

10 Citations and the Construction of Procedural Law in the Ius Commune Richard H Helmholz 247

11 Doctoribus bona dona danda sunt: Actions to Recover Unpaid Legal Fees James A Brundage 277

Index 295

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