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Litigation in Roman law / Ernest Metzger. [electronic resource]

Author/Creator:
Metzger, Ernest.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series:
Oxford scholarship online.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xi, 213 p. )
Subjects:
Actions and defenses (Roman law).
Bail (Roman law).
Joinder of issue (Roman law).
Civil procedure (Roman law).
Form/Genre:
Electronic books
Language:
English
Summary:
Examining a wealth of new evidence, Metzger paints a picture of litigation under Roman law that is far less polite and orderly than that commonly held till now. He also examines how the rules of procedure coped with the typical pretrial delays that the Roman system, and indeed any legal system, faces.
Contents:
Bail
Bail in Cicero
Bail in Herculaneum and Puteoli
How cases are postponed
Returning after a postponement
Giving notice of the postponement
Three cases
Concluding remarks on Roman litigation.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-206) and indexes.
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-170752-X
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