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Felony and misdemeanor : a study in the history of criminal law

Felony and misdemeanor : a study in the history of criminal law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Julius Goebel
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Pennsylvania
  • Publication Information: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1976, ©1937
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Pennsylvania paperback, 87
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/felony-and-misdemeanor-a-study-in-the-history-of-criminal-law/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: Goebel, Julius, 1892-1973. Felony and misdemeanor. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1976, ©1937 (OCoLC)569848297

Short Description

Xlv, 455 pages ; 21 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Felony and misdemeanor : a study in the history of criminal law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Responsable Person: Julius Goebel, Jr. ; with an introd. by Edward Peters.
  • Publication Date: 1976
  • Copyright Date: 1937
  • Location: Philadelphia
  • Country/State: Pennsylvania
  • Number of Editions: 27 editions
  • First edition Date: 1937
  • Last edition Date: 1976
  • Languages: English, German
  • Library of Congress Code: KD8220
  • Dewey Code: 345.4105
  • ISBN: 0812210875 9780812210873
  • OCLC: 2171249

Main Contents

I. THE FOUNDATIONS OF EARLY LAW ENFORCEMENT
The “Peace” Theory
Composition Procedure and Composition Theory
The Theory of the King's Peace
II. FRANKISH CROWN P ROCEDURE AND THE GROWTH OF PUBLIC ORDER
Habitual Offenders and Disqualification through Infamy
The Development of Afflictive Sanctions
The Development of Economic Sanctions
Fidelity and Law Enforcement
III. T HE DISPERSAL OF JURISDICTION AND NORMAN RECEPTION OF FRANKISH LAw
The Merovingian Immunity
Immunity Jurisdiction over Wrongs
The Carolingian Immunity
Royal Protection and Control of Immunities
The Immunity and the Feudal Polity
The Immunity and the Norman Reception of Frankish Law
IV. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND FEUDAL GOVERNMENT
Feud and the Decay of Composition
Feudal Government and the King's Ban
Sanctions in Feudal Courts
Chattel Forfeiture and Misericordia
Disherison and Sanctions against Realty
V. GOD's PEACE AND DuKE's PEACE
Ducal Rights and Feudal Practice
The Truce of God
The Duke's Peace
VI. ANGLO-SAXON INSTITUTIONS AND NORMAN JUSTICE
Anglo-Saxon Private Jurisdiction
Royal Prerogative and Fiscal Privilege
King and Feudatory after the Conquest
The Growth of a Franchise Theory
Crown Pleas under the Norman Kings
Royal Control of Procedure and Sanctions
The King's Peace.

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