La Carta Magna y los orígenes del procedimiento judicial o legal (Magna Carta and the Origins of Judicial or Legal Process)

Precedente, Vol. 6, 145-159, Enero-Junio 2015

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 244

16 Pages Posted: 6 Dec 2015 Last revised: 23 Feb 2016

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Joshua C. Tate

Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law

Date Written: December 1, 2015

Abstract

Spanish Abstract: Este artículo pretende aportar al entendimiento de la relación entre el procedimiento judicial y el proceso mediante jurado en Estados Unidos. Para ello, se analizar el origen tanto del procedimiento judicial como del juicio ante jurado en el siglo XII en el las década previas a la promulgación de la Carta Magna. Finalmente, se concluye con un análisis acerca la implementación del derecho a un juicio a través de jurado y se argumenta que esto no se debe Carta Magna per sé, sino al Cuarto Concilio de Letrán.

English Abstract: This Article explains the medieval origins of the strong historical connection between notions of due process and the institution of trial by jury in the United States and in the Anglo-American tradition more generally, with a particular focus on the decades leading up to Magna Carta (1215). In addition, the Article discusses the implementation of the right to jury trial in criminal cases, which was a product not of Magna Carta, but of the Fourth Lateran Council held the same year.

Note: Downloadable document is in Spanish.

Keywords: legal history, jury trial, Magna Carta

JEL Classification: K40

Suggested Citation

Tate, Joshua C., La Carta Magna y los orígenes del procedimiento judicial o legal (Magna Carta and the Origins of Judicial or Legal Process) (December 1, 2015). Precedente, Vol. 6, 145-159, Enero-Junio 2015, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 244, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2698374

Joshua C. Tate (Contact Author)

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