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Since its establishment in 1964, the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory (formerly Max Planck Institute for European Legal History), with its three departments, has devoted itself to investigating the history of law in Europe and beyond. According the Max Planck Open Access Policy and the Berlin Declaration of 2003 (https://openaccess.mpg.de), the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History makes available (via open access) as much of its research and findings as possible...



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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2017-09 Die Entwicklung der Systematik der Amtsdelike und Gedanken zur Korruption im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert in der habsburgischen Gesetzgebung (A Classification of Malpractice and Thoughts on Corruption in the 18th and 19th Centuries in Habsburg Legislation) Rainer Silbernagl German Abstract: Die Thematik der „Korruption" ist an sich bereits zum Reizwort geworden, das generalisierend die Symptomatik eines...
Topics: malpractice, history of penal law, history of service law, corruption, Habsburg legislation
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by Fiocchi Malaspina, Elisabetta
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Global Perspectives on Legal History - Volume 8 L'eterno ritorno del Droit des gens di Emer de Vattel (secc. XVIII-XIX) L'impatto sulla cultura giuridica in prospettiva globale Fiocchi Malaspina, Elisabetta (ed.) The numerous editions and early translations produced throughout the eighteenth century enabled the broad dissemination of Emer de Vattel’s juridical-political work Droit des gens . This book investigates the global impact of the Droit des gens with regard to the different political...
Topics: Emer de Vattel, Droit des gens, law of nations, natural law, history of international law,...
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by Brutti, Massimo; Somma, Alessandro
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Global Perspectives on Legal History - Volume 11 Diritto: storia e comparazione Nuovi propositi per un binomio antico Massimo Brutti, Alessandro Somma (eds.) Comparative law and the history of law are traditionally devoted to expanding the context of legal rules and legal institutions. Comparison involves history, as the well-known motto proclaims, but history also involves comparison. Both disciplines are in fact interested in deepening the space-time coordinates of law as a social phenomenon,...
Topics: Legal History, Rechtsgeschichte, Comparative Law, History of Law, GPLH
Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2019-02 Eine globale Ideengeschichte in der Sprache des Rechts (A Global History of Ideas in the Language of Law) Gunnar Folke Schuppert German Abstract: Ziel des Artikels ist es, die Bedeutung der Sprache des Rechts als 'language of politics' im Rahmen einer globalen Ideengeschichte herauszuarbeiten. Nach einer Darstellung der Funktion der Sprache des Rechts als ideengeschichtlich relevanter Sprache werden einmal die...
Topics: language of law as language of politics, global history of ideas, natural law, international law,...
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by Schuppert, Gunnar Folke
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History - research paper series No.2016-01 The World of Rules: Eine etwas andere Vermessung der Welt Gunnar Folke Schuppert (ed.) The book positions itself against the narrowing focus of (the German) jurisprudence on state law. This is a narrowing, which find its explication in the development of the territorially organised nation state, a type of state in whose understanding of state(hood) law can only be thought of as state law. However, what can be...
Topics: Decoupling of state and law, normative pluralism, variety of law producers, plurality of...
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by Duve, Thomas
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Global Perspectives on Legal History Entanglements in Legal History: Conceptual Approaches < Thomas Duve (ed.) Legal History presents a broad panorama of historical processes that trigger theoretical reflections on legal transfers and legal transplants and on the problem of the reception and assimilation laws and other modes of normativity. In this volume, legal historians across the globe reflect on their analytical traditions and present case studies in order to discuss how entangled...
Topics: global history, legal history, Transnational Law, Legal Theory, Empires and Law, Legal Transfer,...
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by Moutin, Osvaldo Rodolfo
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Global Perspectives on Legal History - Volume 4 Legislar en la América hispánica en la temprana edad moderna Procesos y características de la producción de los Decretos del Tercer Concilio Provincial Mexicano (1585) Osvaldo Rodolfo Moutin The decrees of the Third Mexican Provincial Council, celebrated in 1585, had an important impact on the organization of the colonial Church and Spanish-American society, from the time they were published in 1622 until the nineteenth century. This research...
Topics: Derecho Canónico, Historia del Derecho, Rechtsgeschichte, Tercer Concilio Provincial Mexicano,...
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by Albani, Benedetta; Danwerth, Otto; Duve, Thomas
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Global Perspectives on Legal History - Volume 5 Normatividades e instituciones eclesiásticas en la Nueva España, siglos XVI – XIX Benedetta Albani, Otto Danwerth, Thomas Duve (eds.) Ecclesiastical institutions and actors were essential for the formation of normative orders in early modern Ibero-America. In a series of seminars, organised by the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History in Mexico City, Lima, Bogotá and São Paulo, scholars from different disciplines presented...
Topics: Legal History, Rechtsgeschichte, Comparative Law, History of Law, GPLH
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by Pfeifer, Guido; Grotkamp, Nadine
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Global Perspectives on Legal History - Volume 9 Außergerichtliche Konfliktlösung in der Antike Beispiele aus drei Jahrtausenden Guido Pfeifer, Nadine Grotkamp (eds.) Antiquity is often utilized as a reference to provide a historical dimension for contemporary phenomena. This also holds true for the prevailing scientific discourse on alternative or adequate remedies of dispute resolution. In this context, historical perspectives seem to be in vogue as narratives to legitimize one or another...
Topics: Legal history, Rechtsgeschichte, Antiquity, Antike, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Alternative...
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by Garré, Roy
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 02 Roy Garré "Haute Couture" For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory Research Paper Series No. 2021-02 Las repúblicas municipales y su proyección en los procesos de independencia. Río de la Plata, primera mitad del siglo XIX (Municipal Republics and its Imprint on Independence Processes. Rio de la Plata, First Half of the Nineteenth Century.) Alejandro Aguero Spanish Abstract : Los estudios sobre el republicanismo en la historia Latinoamericana han tenido un notable desarrollo en los últimos años. No...
Topics: Republicanism, Municipal Governments, Spanish Colonial Legal Tradition, Rio de Plata-19th century,...
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by Aschke, Manfred
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 06 Manfred Aschke "DDR-Geschichten" For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2018-05 (subsidia et instrumenta) Regulierte Selbstregulierung in rechtshistorischer Perspektive Peter Collin German Abstract: Die vorliegende Publikation macht den Leser mit etlichen Feldern »regulierter Selbstregulierung« vertraut, also mit Regelungskomplexen, in denen staatliche und nichtstaatliche Regulierungsaktivitäten ineinandergreifen. Das Untersuchungsgebiet ist Deutschland, der Untersuchungszeitraum das 19....
Topics: governance, interventionist state, private regulation, normative orders, multinormativity
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by Barbosa, Samuel
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2019-13 Juramentos (DCH) (Oaths (DCH)) Samuel Barbosa Abstract Spanish Abstract: El artículo estudia las diversas modalidades de juramento extrajudiciales e judiciales en Hispanoamérica y Filipinas durante el período colonial. Bajo el aspecto teológico, el juramento era un acto de reverencia a Dios. Bajo el aspecto jurídico-canónico, el juramento tenía la finalidad de poner fin a las controversias. Debido a su...
Topics: Oaths, Jurisdiction, Contracts, Canon Law, West Indies
Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory No. 29 Wolfram Brandes Byzantinische Rechtsgeschichte in Frankfurt – eine Bilanz Abstract : From 1974 to the end of 2020, the history of Byzantine law was researched in Frankfurt, initially funded by the German Research Foundation and then by the Göttingen Academy of Sciences. The article offers an overview of the most important research foci and, above all, of the results, tangible in a...
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory No. 29 Airton Ribeiro da Silva Jr. Magistrates’ Travelling Libraries: The Circulation of Normative Knowledge in the Portuguese Empire of the Late 18th Century Abstract : The pluricontinental Portuguese judicial administration was characterized by intensive movement of personnel around and between its dominions, forming a global network of rotating judicial posts. Along with these...
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by Helmholz, Richard H.
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 21 Richard H. Helmholz Baptism in the Medieval Canon Law Abstract The classical statements of the medieval canon law, Gratian’s Decretum (ca. 1140) and the Gregorian Decretals (1234) both dealt with baptism. Although a ‘theological’ subject, baptism had worldly consequences and its correct performance was thought to require regulation. This article seeks to bring to light the character of...
Topics: baptism, medievel cannon law, legal history
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by d'Avray, David L; Menski, Werner
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2016-03 Authenticating Marriage: The Decree Tametsi in a Comparative Global Perspective David L d'Avray, Werner Menski (eds.) The article puts into perspective the Council of Trent’s attempt control entry into marriage, as well as the Catholic Church’s previous inability to do so, into a comparative perspective, by looking at similar problems in other societies.
Topics: registration, marriage, validity, clandestine
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by Wetzstein, Thomas
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 06 Thomas Wetzstein "Dead Man Talking" For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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by Gonzalez del Campo, Federico
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 03 Federico Gonzalez del Campo "Wozu Junge Rechtshistoriker?" Abstract The Forum of Young Legal Historians came together in Budapest this year, being inaugurated by high political and clerical dignitaries and accompanied by an impressive cultural program. Following the motto »A new Europe and its Traditions. Ius privatum – ius publicum – ius canonicum« several interesting papers...
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by Ascheri, Mario
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 06 Mario Ascheri "Il paradiso perduto dei giuristi?" For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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by Stolleis, Michael
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 03 Michael Stolleis "Geborene Verbrecher" For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 24 Gerhard Dilcher The Germanists and the Historical School of Law: German Legal Science between Romanticism, Realism, and Rationalization Abstract The essay, originally written in German as an introduction to a volume of collected papers, shows the influence of the Historical School of Law on legal, historical and social sciences in Germany throughout the 19th and even 20th centuries – a time...
Topics: legal history, realism, rationalization, germanists, historical school of law, german legal...
Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 22 Mario Ascheri Processo romanico-canonico: una ›eccellenza‹ attraverso il tempo? For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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by Meyer, Christoph H. F.
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 21 Christoph H. F. Meyer Taufe und Recht. Einige einführende Bemerkungen For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2020-02 The Salamanca School on Slavery: From Naturalism to Culture and Awareness Francisco Castilla Urbano Abstract: This article examines the reflections on slavery by a group of 16th-century scholastics considered members or followers of the so-called School of Salamanca. I show that a gradual process of critical awareness developed regarding both the concept of natural slavery and its justifications. After pointing to...
Topics: School of Salamanca, sixteenth century, natural slavery, Indian slavery, African slavery
Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 27 Robert C. Schwaller The Spiritual Conquest of Marriage: How the Holy Office and Council of Trent Attempted to Reform the Laity of New Spain Abstract The Council of Trent’s reform of marriage attempted to give the Church greater oversight over marriage and rein in popular misconceptions about the sacrament. In colonial Mexico, this shift in the definition of marriage coincided with the...
Topics: Marriage, race, Council of Trent, Mexico, laity
Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 27 Cecilia Cristellon The Roman Congregations and the Application of the Tametsi as an Instrument of Their Policies Towards Mixed Marriages in Europe (1563–1798) Abstract The article analyses how the decrees of the Council of Trent regarding marriage were used by the Church of Rome as a tool to contrast mixed marriages in Early Modern Europe. It investigates how these decrees were evaded by...
Topics: Mixed marriages, Tametsi, Roman Congregations, Netherlands
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 04 Dag Michalsen "WOZU – Rechtsgeschichte?" Abstract In his article Dag Michalsen maintains that to define the character and purpose of ›legal history‹ is both a vague and personal task. No one can claim a privileged position on this issue. What is possible is to map some general aspects of the many types of legal histories that are at present being unfolded in the scientific...
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 28 Alexander Engel Johannes W. Flume Bullen, Bären – und Lämmer? Auseinandersetzungen um die Börsenfreiheit und die Terminspekulation des »unberufenen Publikums« im 19. Jahrhundert in den 1770er und 1780er Jahren [Bulls, Bears – and Lambs? Arguments about Amateur Speculation and Public Accessto 19th-century German Exchanges] Abstract :  In late 19th-century Europe, stock and commodity...
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 28 Tamar Herzog Germanic or Roman? Western European Narratives of Legal Origins Abstract : For many centuries, the question whether law was Germanic or Roman in origins preoccupied jurists throughout Western Europe. Rather than assuming convergence, entanglements, and mixing, as would often be the case today, from the 17th and into the 20th century, these jurists set out to prove that their...
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2018-13 Les voyages du droit du Portugal à Rome Le ‘Manual de confessores’ de Martín de Azpilcueta (1492 –1586) et ses traductions Manuela Bragagnolo French Abstract: Le « Manual de confessores » du célèbre canoniste espagnol Martín de Azpilcueta (1492-1586) fut un véritable best seller au XVIe siècle. Il joua un rôle fondamental dans la construction du savoir normatif et cela non seulement en Europe mais,...
Topics: Translation, Legal History, Early Modern Legal Knowledge, Martín de Azpilcueta, Epitomisation
Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2018-10 Two Kingdoms in a Multi-Tiered Empire: New Spain and New Galicia in the Mid-Eighteenth Century Christoph Rosenmüller This article casts light on the structure of the Spanish empire by focusing on the relations between two American kingdoms, New Spain and New Galicia. New Spain comprised the heartland of colonial Mexico, and New Galicia lay to its northwest. New Spain enjoyed significant status and to a degree...
Topics: viceregal politics, empire, corruption, treasury, Revillagigedo
Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2020-25 Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen kommunaler Raum- und Infrastrukturplanung im 19. Jahrhundert – preußische und badische Entwicklungslinien (The Legal Framework of Urban Spatial and Infrastructure Planning in the 19th Century – Prussian and Baden Lines Development) Peter Collin German Abstract : Die Geschichte des kommunalen Planungsrechts ist ein komplexes und rechtshistorisch anspruchsvolles Forschungsfeld,...
Topics: Zoning, infrastructures, local self-government, planning regulations
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by Duve, Thomas; Pihlajamäki, Heikki
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Global Perspectives on Legal History - Volume 3 Contributions to Transnational Early Modern Legal History Thomas Duve, Heikki Pihlajamäki (eds.) Spanish colonial law, derecho indiano , has since the early 20 th century been a vigorous subdiscipline of legal history. One of great figures in the field, the Argentinian legal historian Víctor Tau Anzoátegui, published in 1997 his Nuevos horizontes en el estudio histórico del derecho indiano . The book, in which Tau addressed seminal...
Topics: Latin America, Legal History, Spanish Colonial Law, Víctor Tau Anzoátegui, Method of Legal...
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by Schuppert, Gunnar Folke
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Global Perspectives on Legal History - Volume 10 The World of Rules A Somewhat Different Measurement of the World Gunnar Folke Schuppert This book takes a stand against the narrowing focus of (German) jurisprudence on state law, rooted in the history of the territorially organised nation state. In the shadow of this tradition, state(-hood) law was only conceived of as state law. However, a gradual decoupling of state and law is observable – not least because of globalisation – which...
Topics: jurisprudence, Legal history, Rechtsgeschichte, GPLH, state law, plurality of normative orders, the...
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by Marietta Auer
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory No. 29 Marietta Auer In weiter Ferne, so nah For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit:  http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 01 Karl Härter "Von der »Entstehung des öffentlichen Strafrechts« zur »Fabrikation des Verbrechens«" For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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by Berkowitz, Roger
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 05 Roger Berkowitz The Aristocratic Way of Punishment For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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by Cabral, Gustavo César Machado
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2018-12 Árbitros (DCH) (Arbiter (DCH)) Gustavo César Machado Cabral Spanish Abstract: Este artículo pretende discutir el papel, en el derecho canónico indiano, de los árbitros, cuya actuación en la resolución de conflictos fue relevante en la tradición católica por lo menos desde los primeros siglos de los cristianos. Examinando los tipos de árbitros que hay, el texto enfatiza la naturaleza consensual de esta...
Topics: Arbiter, Canon Law, Derecho indiano, Derecho Canonico indiano
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2019-18 Falseadores (DCH) (Forgers (DCH)) Javier Villa Flores Abstract Spanish Abstract : Definido como ocultamiento o mutación intencional de la verdad en perjuicio de tercero, el delito de falsedad fue objeto de interés y severos castigos en ambos lados del Atlántico Ibérico. La gravedad del delito radicaba no en la mentira o disimulación dolosa, sino en el asalto intencional a la fe pública a través del fraude....
Topics: Deception, Forgery, Imposture, Counterfeiters, Perjury
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 06 Alain Supiot "Sur le principe de solidarité" Abstract The present period is marked by the projection on to a transnational level of the categories of thought which have carried the expansion of capitalism in each country which is called »developed«. Like all the juridical notions which have accompanied this development of industrial capitalism, solidarity was born and developed in...
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 21 Wolfram Brandes Die »Familie der Könige« im Mittelalter Abstract Die von Franz Dölger entwickelte Vorstellung, dass sich die Staaten und Herrschaften im östlichen wie westlichen Mittelalter als eine »Familie der Könige« begriffen, die als ein gleichsam rechtliches Institut die politische Welt konstituierte, wird einer Kritik unterworfen. Danach hätten sich die Herrscher der Welt...
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 28 Carsten Fischer Andreas Thier »Computing all their cost and trouble« – Finanzmärkte, Spekulation und Regulierung seit der Frühen Neuzeit: Diskurse, Narrative, Strategien. Eine Einleitung [»Computing all their cost and trouble« – Financial Markets, Speculation and Regulation since Early Modernity: Discourses, Narratives, Strategies. An Introduction] For more articles and unrestricted...
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2019-26 Libelo, Citación y Contestación de la Demanda (DCH) (Libel, Summons and Response to Accusations (DCH)) Leopoldo López Spanish Abstract: El artículo estudia principalmente a los tres actos que producen la relación jurídica procesal que une a las partes entre sí y a éstas con el órgano jurisdiccional; cuestión de toral importancia en el derecho procesal, pues hasta el momento en que estas tres personas...
Topics: libel, accusation, first hearing, summons, response
Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2019-12 In Search of Ordoliberalism: Evidence from the Annual Reports of the German Council of Economic Experts, 1964-2017 Anselm Küsters Abstract: The history of German economic thought is often told as a story of underdevelopment that started with a delayed adoption of Keynesianism. This narrative was reinforced by discussions during the Eurozone crisis that traced this perceived underdevelopment back to...
Topics: Ordoliberalism, GCEE, Great Recession, Text Mining, Topic Modelling
Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory No. 29 Christoph H. F. Meyer Was von christlichem Recht und Juristenleben übrigblieb For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit:  http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory No. 29 Pedro Rueda Ramírez Law Books in the Hispanic Atlantic World: Spaces, Agents and the Consumption of Texts in the Early Modern Period Abstract : This paper analyses the distribution channels for law books in the Hispanic Atlantic world, the agents who took part in the circulation of books, and the recipients of consignments of books. The aim is to identify the infrastructure that...
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory No. 29 Alessandro Somma Non solo razionalità economica. Stato e morale nel pensiero neoliberale For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit:  http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2016-09 Truth and Justice in a 'Forest of Thieves': The Heresies of Giovanni Battista De Luca and the Documents of the Roman Inquisition Gian Luca D'Errico Sr. (ed.) This essay attempts to explain the scientific and cultural background to the hermeneutic study and transcription of documents from the Congregation of the Holy Office and Index relating to Cardinal Giovanni Battista De Luca. The documents, stored in the...
Topics: Giovanni Battista De Luca, Roman Inquisition, Censorship, Ecclesiastical Law, Innocent XI
Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2016-07 Framing Legal History: Competing Western Interpretations of Soviet Law Dovile Sagatiene (ed.) The article deals with the history of studying Soviet law in the West and presents different interpretations of Soviet law in English speaking literature in the last century.
Topics: Soviet law, Western legal scholarship
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Global Perspectives on Legal History - Volume 7 El Jurista en el Nuevo Mundo Pensamiento. Doctrina. Mentalidad Víctor Tau Anzoátegui (ed.) The present work addresses the history of Derecho Indiano (Spanish Colonial Law) and proposes to examine the role played by Indiano-Castilian jurists in the New World as creators and enforcers of a science and the practice of law. They were given the task of organising and developing public authorities as well as the new society, and in their engagement...
Topics: Global Perspectives, Legal History, el Jurista, Derecho Indiano, Spanish-American Jurist, fuentes...
Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 23 Thomas Duve und Peter Oestmann Normengeschichte, Wissenschaftsgeschichte und Praxisgeschichte. Drei Blickwinkel auf das Recht der Vergangenheit For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
Topics: normengeschichte, wissenschaftsgeschichte, praxisgeschichte, recth der vergangenheit, legal...
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 22 Guido L. Croxatto, Eugenio R. Zaffaroni El pensamiento alemán en el derecho penal argentino Abstract El objetivo de este ensayo es abordar desde una perspectiva histórica la influencia del pensamiento alemán (la filosofía alemana, la dogmática alemana) en el derecho penal argentino, rescatando la forma en que distintos teóricos alemanes fueron leídos y receptados en Argentina. Se...
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 25 Ralf Seinecke Rechtspluralismus in der Rechtsgeschichte For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 21 Thomas Duve Law and Revolution – revisited For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 26 Max Deardorff "Republics, their Customs, and the Law of the King: Convivencia and Self-Determination in the Crown of Castile and its American Territories, 1400–1700" Abstract This article examines a conflict over indigenous inheritance law in one small corner of the 16 th -century Spanish Empire – the northern Andes – in order to open a window onto legal traditions in the...
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Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory Research Paper Series No. 2021-11 Ministros De Los Tribunales (DCH) (Court Ministers (DCH)) Jaime Ricardo Gouveia Spanish Abstract : La acción de la justicia eclesiástica era ejercida por un cuerpo de ministros y oficiales con funciones específicas. Enmarcados en el derecho canónico, sus perfiles y competencias fueron adaptados de acuerdo a las circunstancias históricas, las realidades espaciales y culturales de las poblaciones. La...
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 27 Stefan Vogenauer Introduction: Two Oxford Handbooks on the History of Law For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory No. 29 Michael Widener From Law Book to Legal Book: The Origin of a Species Abstract : This article responds to the question posed in the title of the 18 June 2020 workshop of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History: »What is a Legal Book? Crossing Perspectives between Legal History and Book History«. Bridging the gap between legal history and book history requires a broader...
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by Meccarelli, Massimo; Solla Sastre, María Julia
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Global Perspectives on Legal History - Volume 6 Spatial and Temporal Dimensions for Legal History Research Experiences and Itineraries Massimo Meccarelli, María Julia Solla Sastre (eds.) The spatiotemporal conjunction is a fundamental aspect of the juridical reflection on the historicity of law. Despite the fact that it seems to represent an issue directly connected with the question of where legal history is heading today, it still has not been the object of a focused inquiry. Against this...
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 04 Thomas Wetzstein "Sammelbandsurium" For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 08 Oliver M. Brupbacher "L’institution de la vie en images" Spiegelungen zu Pierre Legendres Institutionentheorie des Rechts Abstract The French legal historian, psychoanalyst and jurist Pierre Legendre has developed an unusual legal theory. At its heart lies the concept of law as an institution. It is the function of law to institutionalise life in the world. The law thereby acts as...
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2019-11 Matrimonios clandestinos y matrimonios secretos (DCH) (Clandestine Marriage and Secret Marriage (DCH)) Pilar Latasa Spansish Abstract: El artículo estudia los matrimonios clandestinos y secretos con el fin de explicar tanto sus semejanzas – principalmente, la falta de publicidad – como sus diferencias. Se explica por qué el matrimonio clandestino – como transgresión – y el matrimonio de conciencia o...
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory No. 29 Natalia Maillard Álvarez Lectores de obras jurídicas en la Edad Moderna (Sevilla, siglos XVI–XVII) Abstract : This article seeks to analyze who were the readers of law books in Early Modern Spain. In order to do so, we have developed a database with 450 inventories of private libraries registered in Seville between 1550 and 1634. This sample will allow us to study the prevalence of...
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory No. 29 Thomas Duve Rechtsgeschichte als Geschichte von Normativitätswissen? Abstract : The article proposes that legal history can fruitfully be understood as the history of the production of normative knowledge. Such a perspective builds on a long tradition of legal historical research on the formation of norms, ideas, doctrines and institutions. For the last two centuries, however, the...
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Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory Research Paper Series No. 2022-02 Adúlteros (DCH) (Adulterers (DCH)) Herlinda Ruiz Martínez Spanish Abstract : Los adúlteros, o quienes violaban el lecho conyugal, incurrían en un delito cometido desde tiempos remotos. En Hispanoamérica y Filipinas, durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII se incidió en la falta de diversas maneras, por lo que sus infractores fueron procesados por los derechos canónico y civil. Este artículo retoma, a...
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 03 Osvaldo Cavallar "Il Tevere sfoccia nell’Arno" For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 21 Thorsten Keiser Between Status and Contract? Abstract This contribution deals with unfree labour in Germany from the early modern age until the beginning of the 20th century. It presents the main conclusions of a book published in 2013 on this subject in German. Unfree labour is not identified in the first place with slavery or any other labour relationship based on status. Instead, this study...
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 23 Sandro Wiggerich Rechtsgeschichte und Bedeutung For more articles and unrestricted open access to the entire issue of this magazine visit: http://www.rg-rechtsgeschichte.de/
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Rechtsgeschichte - Legal History Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History No. 26 José Luis Egío García "Matías De Paz and the Introduction of Thomism in the Asuntos De Indias: A Conceptual Revolution" Abstract Most of the writings dedicated to assessing the contribution of the Spanish Second Scholasticism to the controversial issue of infidels’ dominion began their analyses with the well-known Francisco de Vitoria’s Relectiones (1532). This article...
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2020-12 The School of Salamanca. A Case of Global Knowledge Production Thomas Duve Abstract : In the article, I present some reflections about how to conceptualize what has been labelled the “School of Salamanca”, a 16th- and early 17th-century intellectual movement developed at the University of Salamanca. After reconstructing the making of the concept “School of Salamanca” in the late 19th and early 20th...
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2013-01 Violent Crimes and Retaliation in the European Criminal Justice System between the Seventeenth and Nineteenth Century Karl Härter (ed.) Early modern courts dealing with violent crimes constitute an exemplary field to study historical changes in the function and significance of retaliation as a measured reaction to criminal behavior. In pre-modern times, on the one hand, appropriate violence could be considered as...
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2014-02 Online Dispute Resolution: Justice Without the State? Joachim Zekoll (ed.) This paper examines the evolution of norms through private ordering in the commercial Internet environment. It has been argued that this environment is fertile ground for the evolution of transnational legal regimes which are largely independent of state input and control. The paper first tests the validity of this assertion by exploring...
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Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series No. 2020-03 Depósito (DCH) (Deposit (DCH)) Gilberto Guerra Pedrosa Spanish Abstract:   Este artículo trata del depósito como una forma jurídica contractual de los bienes eclesiásticos. A partir de una definición de depósito, cuál es su valor legal y teológico en el contexto de Hispanoamérica y Filipinas, el texto sigue sobre los tipos de depósito estricto y secuestro, qué cosas podrían depositarse y aquellos que...
Topics: contract on ecclesiastical goods, deposit, Canon law, Early Modern Hispanic America and Philippines