Felony And The Guilty Mind In Medieval England

Felony and the Guilty Mind in Medieval England
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Release Date
Category History
Total Pages 350
ISBN 9781108498791
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews

Explores the role of criminal intent in constituting felony in the first two centuries of the English criminal trial jury.

Felony and the Guilty Mind in Medieval England
  • Author : Elizabeth Papp Kamali
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08

Explores the role of criminal intent in constituting felony in the first two centuries of the English criminal trial jury.

Felony and the Guilty Mind in Medieval England
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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-09

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  • Publisher : MHRA
  • Release Date : 2019-07-12

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  • Author : Jonathan Rose
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06-22

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  • Author : Nigel Saul
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-10-15

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-12

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  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2015-03-28

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  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011

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  • Publisher : Boydell & Brewer
  • Release Date : 2017

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-08-21

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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06-30

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  • Author : Thomas J. McSweeney
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2019-11-21

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  • Author : Travis R. Baker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-22

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  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-01

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  • Publisher : Waterside Press
  • Release Date : 2016-12-09

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