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LAW6046 Origins of the Western Legal Tradition

Description

The Rise of the Common Law in England; The Rise of the English Legal Profession; Medieval Forms of Proof: Trial by Ordeal; Medieval Forms of Proof: the Rise of the Jury; The law of obligations in medieval England: trespass and tort; The law of obligations in medieval England: contract; The rediscovery of Roman Law in European Universities; The method of the Glossators; The development of Canon Law, c. 1000-1300; The medieval law of marriage; The idea of kingship in medieval law; The rise of corporation theory.

Credits

30

Assessment

100 per cent exam

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