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7. Acquiring ownership

7. Acquiring ownership  

Paul du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (5th edn)

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Apr 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811296
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198736226.003.0007
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chapter
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9780198736226
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter discusses the acquisition of ownership in Roman ... More
11. Roman law and the European ius commune

11. Roman law and the European ius commune  

Paul du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (5th edn)

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Apr 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780191811296
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10.1093/he/9780198736226.003.0011
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9780198736226
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. The term European ius commune (in its historical sense) ... More
9. Obligations:general principles and obligations arising from contracts

9. Obligations:: general principles and obligations arising from contracts  

Paul du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (5th edn)

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Apr 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780191811296
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10.1093/he/9780198736226.003.0009
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9780198736226
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter discusses the Roman law of obligations. It ... More
5. A Civil Law Tradition: The Centrality of The Person

5. A Civil Law Tradition: The Centrality of The Person  

H. Patrick Glenn

in Legal Traditions of the World: Sustainable diversity in law (5th edn)

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May 2014
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Sep 2014
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9780191784613
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10.1093/he/9780199669837.003.0005
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9780199669837
This chapter examines the history of the civil law tradition. The role of civil law first expanded in Rome. From a time of very rigid and formalistic procedures in the early empire, with ... More
9. Obligations: Common Principles and Obligations Arising from Contracts

9. Obligations: Common Principles and Obligations Arising from Contracts  

Paul J. du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (6th edn)

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May 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191882586
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10.1093/he/9780198848011.003.0009
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9780198848011
This chapter discusses the Roman law of obligations. The ‘obligation’, as a seminal part of Roman (and indeed modern) private law, is a legal tie created between individuals on account of ... More
2. The sources of Roman law

2. The sources of Roman law  

Paul du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (5th edn)

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Apr 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811296
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198736226.003.0002
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chapter
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9780198736226
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter discusses the sources of Roman law. It covers ... More
2. The Sources of Roman Law

2. The Sources of Roman Law  

Paul J. du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (6th edn)

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May 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191882586
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10.1093/he/9780198848011.003.0002
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This chapter discusses the sources of Roman law. It covers sources of law in the archaic period; sources of law in the Republic; sources of law in the Empire; the post-classical era; and ... More
Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law

Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (5th edn)  

Paul du Plessis

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Apr 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780191811296
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198736226.001.0001
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book
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9780198736226
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law provides an account of ... More
Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law

Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (6th edn)  

Paul J. du Plessis

Print Publication Year: 
May 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191882586
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198848011.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198848011
Course-focused and comprehensive, Borkowski’s Textbook on Roman Law provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. Borkowski’s Textbook on Roman Law provides an ... More
5. The Roman family

5. The Roman family  

Paul du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (5th edn)

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Apr 2015
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9780191811296
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10.1093/he/9780198736226.003.0005
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9780198736226
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter first discusses Roman family law. It covers the ... More
5. The Roman Family

5. The Roman Family  

Paul J. du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (6th edn)

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10.1093/he/9780198848011.003.0005
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9780198848011
This chapter is devoted to the Roman law of persons and family. As in modern legal studies, so in Roman law, it is the first branch of private law that students are taught, primarily in ... More
6. Interests in property

6. Interests in property  

Paul du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (5th edn)

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Apr 2015
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10.1093/he/9780198736226.003.0006
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9780198736226
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter deals primarily with the various interests that ... More
8. Inheritance

8. Inheritance  

Paul du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (5th edn)

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Apr 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811296
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198736226.003.0008
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ISBN: 
9780198736226
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter discusses the Roman law of inheritance. It ... More
6. Interests in Property

6. Interests in Property  

Paul J. du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (6th edn)

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May 2020
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10.1093/he/9780198848011.003.0006
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9780198848011
This chapter deals primarily with the various interests that could be acquired in property, particularly ownership, rights to servitudes, and possession. The Roman law of property is one of ... More
8. Inheritance

8. Inheritance  

Paul J. du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (6th edn)

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May 2020
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9780191882586
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10.1093/he/9780198848011.003.0008
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9780198848011
This chapter discusses the Roman law of inheritance. It covers intestacy; making a will; heirs; legacies; testamentary freedom; the failure of wills, heirs, and legacies; and codicils and ... More
7. Acquiring Ownership

7. Acquiring Ownership  

Paul J. du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (6th edn)

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May 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191882586
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198848011.003.0007
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9780198848011
This chapter discusses the acquisition of ownership in Roman law. It covers derivative modes of acquiring ownership; original modes of acquiring ownership; and gifts. The methods of ... More
4. Status, slavery, and citizenship

4. Status, slavery, and citizenship  

Paul du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (5th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811296
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198736226.003.0004
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ISBN: 
9780198736226
Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. Status lay at the heart of the law of persons. Rome developed ... More
5. The constitution of trusts

5. The constitution of trusts  

Gary Watt

in Equity & Trusts Law Directions (6th edn)

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Mar 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191843075
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198804703.003.0005
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chapter
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9780198804703
Without assuming prior legal knowledge, books in the Directions series introduce and guide readers through key points of law and legal debate. Questions, diagrams and exercises help readers ... More
11. Roman Law and the European Ius Commune

11. Roman Law and the European Ius Commune  

Paul J. du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (6th edn)

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May 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191882586
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198848011.003.0011
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198848011
The term European ius commune (in its historical sense) signifies that, from the fourteenth to the start of the sixteenth centuries, most of Europe shared a common legal tradition. Many ... More
4. Status, Slavery, and Citizenship

4. Status, Slavery, and Citizenship  

Paul J. du Plessis

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (6th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2020
Published Online: 
Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191882586
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198848011.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198848011
Legal status lay at the heart of the law of persons. Rome developed into a highly stratified society in which the different gradations of status were reflected in a myriad of detailed ... More

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