Logo

Curious Punishments of Bygone Days

Large book cover: Curious Punishments of Bygone Days

Curious Punishments of Bygone Days
by

Publisher: Loompanics Unlimited
ISBN/ASIN: 1161395849
Number of pages: 149

Description:
An accumulation of notes on old-time laws, punishments and penalties evoked this volume. The subject is not a pleasant one, though it often has a humorous element; but a punishment that is obsolete gains an interest and dignity from antiquity and its history becomes endurable because it has a past only and no future.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Manifest Madness: Mental Incapacity in the Criminal LawManifest Madness: Mental Incapacity in the Criminal Law
by - Oxford University Press
Understanding the terrain of mental incapacity in criminal law is notoriously difficult; it involves tracing overlapping and interlocking legal doctrines, current and past practices. This book provides a close study of mental incapacity defences.
(4125 views)
Book cover: Marriage and Divorce Laws of the WorldMarriage and Divorce Laws of the World
by - The Musson-Draper Company
The purpose of this volume is to furnish to the lawyer, legislator and student a working summary of the marriage and divorce laws of the principal countries of the world. Our endeavour is simply to set forth positive law as it exists today.
(9558 views)
Book cover: Advanced Business Law and the Legal EnvironmentAdvanced Business Law and the Legal Environment
by - Saylor Foundation
The book provides students with context and essential legal concepts relating to the Uniform Commercial Code and various aspects of property law. Appropriate for students who have already taken introductory Legal Environment or Business Law course.
(6040 views)
Book cover: Hate Crime Laws: A Practical GuideHate Crime Laws: A Practical Guide
- OSCE
The purpose of this guide is to provide States with benchmarks for drafting hate crime legislation within a simple, clear and accessible document. It will also be a resource for civil society when advocating for better laws.
(8763 views)