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PRAXIS RERUM CRIMINALIUM: PRAETORIBUS, PROPRAETORIBUS, CONSULIBUS, PROCONSULIBUS, MAGISTRATIBUS, RELIQUISQUE ID GENUS IUSTITIARIIS...

Damhouder, Jost de


Item #: 11263

Pages: xii,637p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2005.

Subjects: CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE, LEGAL HISTORY, UNITED KINGDOM

Reprint of the definitive revised edition. First publishedin 1554, this was the first comprehensive study of criminalprocedure published in northern Europe. A synthetic workdrawn mostly from Roman-Dutch sources, it was based onPhilip Wielant's Practycke Crimineele and other earliertreatises. Published in Latin, Dutch and French, it wasstandard authority throughout the continent for many years.This Dutch edition from 1601 illustrated throughout withwoodcuts depicting adultery, murder, theft and many othercrimes. Damhouder was an advisor to the Duke of Burgandy anda prolific author of legal and religious treatises.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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