Roots of the Law: The Origins of Legal Concepts, Institutions, and Language
Loyola Marymount University, Loyola Law School (Deceased)
January 5, 2013
Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2013-02
This is the first part of a planned encyclopedic dictionary of the history of the language of law, as well as legal concepts and institutions. It contains entries beginning with the letter A, including abandon, abate, accomplice, accuse, acquit, admiralty, adultery, aiding and abetting, alimony, Anglo-Saxon law, animal, arraign, arson, assault, attorney, and many others.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 50
Keywords: language, history, legal institutions, legal concepts, origins, etymology
JEL Classification: K00, K1, K11, K12, K13, K14, K15
Date posted: January 6, 2013 ; Last revised: January 10, 2013
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