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作者 Brundage, James A
書名 The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession : Canonists, Civilians, and Courts
出版項 Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
國際標準書號 9780226077611 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (626 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Contents -- List of Abbreviations -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1 The Foundation: The Roman Legal Profession -- 2 Law without Lawyers: The Early Middle Ages -- 3 The Legal Revival of the Twelfth Century -- 4 Church Courts, Civil Procedure, and the Professionalization of Law -- 5 Pre- Professional Lawyers in Twelfth- Century Church Courts -- 6 The Formation of an Educated Elite: Law Schools and Universities -- 7 Attaining Professional Status -- 8 Professional Canon Lawyers: Advocates and Proctors -- 9 Judges and Notaries -- 10 The Practice of Canon Law -- 11 Rewards and Hazards of the Legal Profession -- Conclusion: The Tradition of the Legal Profession -- Bibliography -- Index -- Citations Index
In the aftermath of sixth-century barbarian invasions, the legal profession that had grown and flourished during the Roman Empire vanished. Nonetheless, professional lawyers suddenly reappeared in Western Europe seven hundred years later during the 1230s when church councils and public authorities began to impose a body of ethical obligations on those who practiced law. James Brundage's The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession traces the history of legal practice from its genesis in ancient Rome to its rebirth in the early Middle Ages and eventual resurgence in the courts of the medieval church.                         By the end of the eleventh century, Brundage argues, renewed interest in Roman law combined with the rise of canon law of the Western church to trigger a series of consolidations in the profession. New legal procedures emerged, and formal training for proctors and advocates became necessary in order to practice law in the reorganized church courts. Brundage demonstrates that many features that characterize legal advocacy today were already in place by 1250, as lawyers trained in Roman and canon law became professionals in every sense of the term. A sweeping examination of the centuries-long power struggle between local courts and the Christian church, secular rule and religious edict, The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession will be a resource for the professional and the student alike
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Brundage, James A. The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession : Canonists, Civilians, and Courts Chicago : University of Chicago Press,c2008 9780226077598
主題 Law, Medieval.;Law -- Europe -- History
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