Medieval Law And The Foundations Of The State

Author: Alan Harding
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 019821958X
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In this broad-ranging new study, Alan Harding challenges the orthodoxy that there was no state in the Middle Ages, arguing instead that it was precisely thenthat the concept acquired its force.

Foundations Of Public Law

Author: Martin Loughlin
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191648183
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Public law today is a universal phenomenon, but its origins are European. Part I of the book examines the conditions of its formation, showing how much the concept borrowed from the refined debates of medieval jurists.

Aliens In Medieval Law

Author: Keechang Kim
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521800853
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An original reinterpretation of the legal aspects of feudalism, and the important distinction between citizens and non-citizens.

Jury State And Society In Medieval England

Author: James Masschaele
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230607798
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Building States and Regimes in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Cambridge,
1997). The seventh and last volume to appear in the European Science
Foundation Series was War and Competition between States, ed. Philippe
Contamine (Oxford, 2000). It lists earlier ... Susan Reynolds, Kingdoms and
Communities in Western Europe, 900-1300 (Oxford, 1984); Alan Harding,
Medieval Law and the Foundations of the State (Oxford, 2002). 8. Alfred B.White,
Self -Government at the ...

Law As Profession And Practice In Medieval Europe

Author: Ms Melodie Harris Eichbauer
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409482545
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Reflection on medieval corporatism can lead to radically opposed views
concerning a major problem in the field—the degree of continuity (or discontinuity
) between medieval and early modern constitutional thought.' Some see the
medieval law of corporation structure as a necessary foundation for seventeenth-
century theories of the state. James Brundage, for instance, in his valuable book
on medieval canon law, observed that the basic elements of parliamentary
constitutionalism ...

Civil Justice In Renaissance Scotland

Author: Andrew Mark Godfrey
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004174664
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INTRODUCTION Jurisdiction and central courts in later medieval Europe
Jurisdiction means power to decide. A law court is a formal expression and
instrument of such power. In medieval society, however, jurisdiction was far more
than a technical statement of the limits of judicial competence. It was the primary
constituent of the legal order and of governance more generally. The impersonal
concept of the state could not yet provide the authority in terms of which such a
legal and ...

The Foundations Of Sovereignty Works Of Harold J Laski

Author: Harold J. Laski
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317586832
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This influential study, originally published in 1921, develops aspects of Laski's theory of the state, ideas he introduced in his first important publication, Authority in the Modern State (1919).

Medieval Sovereignty

Author: Francesco Maiolo
Publisher: Eburon Uitgeverij B.V.
ISBN: 9059720814
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The meaning of iurisdictio, dominium, potestas, and imperium represent a
problem rather difficult to solve in the Roman law texts, aside from the problem of
understanding them posed for medieval jurists. A widely ... This notion somehow
reflected more general concerns, like the concern about the problem of
hierarchies of power and their normative foundation. ... Essays on Medieval Law
and the Emergence of the European State in Honor of Gaines Post (Studia
Gratiana, XV), pp.

Controlling The State

Author: Scott GORDON
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674037839
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4 Countervailance Theory in Medieval Law, Catholic Ecclesiology, and Huguenot
Political Theory For a millennium after the fall of Rome, the people of Europe
belonged politically to many autonomous local principalities. The various princes
were absolute rulers within ... in the same jurisdiction, was essentially pluralist.
Jean Bodin's contention that sovereignty must be indivisible lacked empirical
foundation before the rise of France and Spain as centrally administered nation-
states ...