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Colonial Criminal Law and Other Modernities: European Criminal Law in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries  

Markus D. Dubber

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Jul 2018
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Aug 2018
This chapter reflects on various traditional approaches to the historical study of European criminal law in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It examines several ways of naming and ... More

Criminal Law: Before a State Monopoly  

Massimo Meccarelli

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Jul 2018
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Aug 2018
This chapter aims to study features and development of criminal law in the medieval and modern ages. The emergence, at the end of the eighteenth century, of the state monopoly on ... More

Historical Analysis in Criminal Law: A Counter-History of Criminal Trial Verdicts  

Arlie Loughnan

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Aug 2018
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Sep 2018
This chapter offers a counter-history of criminal trial verdicts, restoring special verdicts to the story typically told about trial verdicts. According to this typical story, the ... More

Medieval Canon Law: The Origins of Modern Criminal Law  

Heikki Pihlajamäki and Mia Korpiola

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Nov 2014
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Mar 2015
This chapter focuses on medieval canon law from which modern criminal law developed. It discusses the reform of canon law in the twelfth century, especially the growth of Roman law and ... More

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