Roman Law Essentials
Published : Sunday 18 February 2018
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This study and revision guide provides a clear account of the structure of Roman government and society: its sources and development of Roman Law, the three keystones of Roman Law The Law of Persons, The Law of Things and the Law of Actions and the reception of Roman Law into medieval Canon Law and the Ius Commune.
A study and revision guide for Scots law students of Roman law'Roman Law Essentials' provides a clear overview of the structure of Roman government and society. It first introduces the sources and development of Roman Law. Then, it examines the three keystones of Roman Law: The Law of Persons, The Law of Things and the Law of Actions. The final section appraises the reception of Roman Law into medieval Canon Law and the 'Ius Commune', from which many of the world's leading legal systems developed. The guide gives special attention to the evolution of Scots Law from Roman Law. Key FeaturesCase studies have been updated for the second editionCompares Roman law with other early legal systems to show why Roman law was special and how it was folded into other medieval legal structures in Europe and BritainSummary sections of Essential Facts and Essential Cases to help students remember the key elements of the subject