Maintenance in Medieval England

Maintenance in Medieval England

Rose, Jonathan (Arizona State University)

Cambridge University Press

06/2017

200

Dura

Inglês

9781107043985

15 a 20 dias

The first study of the individuals who abused and misused the legal system in medieval England and the initial attempts of the Anglo-American legal system to deal with these forms of legal corruption. It will appeal to readers interested in the medieval period, English history, and the legal professions.
1. Introduction; 2. Social norms relating to the assistance of others; 3. Legal responses to the corruption of justice; 4. The early litigation 1272-1327; 5. Efforts to deal with corruption of justice in the reign of Edward III; 6. Criminal and civil litigation during the reign of Edward III; 7. Maintenance and medieval literature; 8. Changes in the late medieval period; 9. The development of the law of maintenance: permissible justifications for meddling; 10. The development of the law of maintenance: illegal maintenance; 11. Livery; 12. Achieving the legislative objectives of the maintenance statutes; 13. Conclusion.
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