Jurisdiction in a medieval town

Research report (imported) 2006 - Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory

Colli, Vincenzo; Lepsius, Susanne; Wetzstein, Thomas
Europäische Rechtsgeschichte (Antike und Mittelalter; Osteuropa; Gesellschafts- und Geschichtstheorie) (Prof. Dr. Thomas Duve)
MPI für europäische Rechtsgeschichte, Frankfurt/Main
A project on the practice of adjudication in European cities of the late Middle Ages focussed on the long-neglected practice of civil adjudication. The abundantly surviving court documentation testifies many common features throughout Europe, manifest in common techniques of record-making, in the court proceedings and not to the least in the high potential to pacify conflicts through judicial conflict resolution.

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