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Lawyers and litigants in ancient Athens

Robert Johnson Bonner

Lawyers and litigants in ancient Athens

the genesis of the legal profession.

by Robert Johnson Bonner

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Athens.
    • Subjects:
    • Lawyers -- Athens,
    • Civil procedure -- Athens,
    • Criminal procedure -- Athens,
    • Courts -- Athens,
    • Trials -- Athens

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 276 p.
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5194598M
      ISBN 100389012521
      LC Control Number75016189

      4 Cf. for the whole question, LOFBERG, SYCOPHANCY IN ATHENS (). Very little is added to Professor Lofberg's discussion by the article s. v. sykophanteia in the Pauly Wissowa Realenz. Cf. further BONNER, LAWYERS AND LITIGANTS IN ANCIENT ATHENS () pp. This book and the other studies of Professor. in Athens: Ancient Childhood A. Beaumon Iconography Lesley History Social and by by and Social in Iconography Lesley Beaumon Athens: History Childhood Ancient A.: $ Childhood in Ancient Athens: Iconography and Social History by Lesley A. Beaumon Childhood in Ancient.

        Building Legal Order in Ancient Athens. Before Draco, laws were given orally in Athens / Wikimedia Commons. In this section, we reinterpret the sequence of legal reforms in Athens through the lens of the what-is-law approach. We begin in the later seventh century, with the introduction of Draco’s homicide legislation. Lawyer: | | Lawyer | | | ||| | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever.

      Cambridge University Press - Law and Justice in the Courts of Classical Athens - by Adriaan Lanni Excerpt 1 INTRODUCTION. WHAT ROLE DID THE LAW COURTS PLAY IN THE WORLD'S FIRST WELL-DOCUMENTED democracy? 1 Ancient Athens is celebrated for its democratic political institutions, but its law courts have been largely ignored by lawyers and Price: $ Disputes and Democracy: The Consequences of Litigation in Ancient Athens (Austin: University of Texas Press, ) analyzes the operation of the courts in 4th century Athens based on the hundred or so preserved trial speeches. In Athens, where there were no legal professionals – no lawyers, no judges, no police or state prosecutors, no legal scholars – litigants prepared their .


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Arguing a client's case before a judge or jury in a court of law is the traditional province of the barrister in England and Australia, and of advocates in some civil law jurisdictions. However, the boundary between barristers and solicitors has evolved. In England today, the barrister monopoly covers only appellate courts, and barristers must compete directly with solicitors in many trial Activity sectors: Law, business.

Athenian law was essentially rhetorical. No lawyers, no judges, no public prosecutors, just two litigants addressing several hundred jurors. This book analyzes the ways litigants tried to persuade them.

Descriptive and analytical, not normative, it does not attempt to decide whether their arguments were relevant or proper. Athenian Lawyers Lawyers and Litigants in Ancient Athens: The Genesis of the Legal Profession. By Robert J.

Bonner, Ph.D. Xii + Chicago, Illinois: The Cited by: 3. In his book, Lawyers and Litigants in Ancient Athens: The Genesis of the Legal Profession, author Robert J. Bonner indicated that there were rules that prevent individuals from having an.

His books include, most recently, The Laws of Ancient Crete, c. BCE (with Paula Perlman). Reviews: “Gagarin's description of the way Athenian democracy worked and how thoroughly law and democracy were entwined is sharpened by constant and interesting comparisons to US democracy and law.

The book does not stand on its own and shouldn't be read by people with only a general interest in Greek history. It is a decent starting off point for approaching a sparsely reseached field especially for readers whom, like me, cannot understand the Greek laws in their original language/5.

Athens was a stable, prosperous democracy for roughly two hundred years (from to BC). Yet, the ancient city-state (polis, plur. poleis) never developed the full complement of modern, centralized, legal institutions. In Athens, formal written law and courts existed, and access to these institutions.

Book ID of Lawyers and Litigants in Ancient Athens's Books is K9Ae5Y3XUMkC, Book which was written byRobert Johnson Bonnerhave ETAG "ioZYBtfn5jA" Book which was published by William S.

Hein & Co., Inc. since have ISBNs, ISBN 13 Code is and ISBN 10 Code is In this book, Adriaan Lanni draws on contemporary legal thinking to present a model of the legal system of classical Athens.

She analyses the Athenians' preference in most cases for ad hoc, discretionary decision-making, as opposed to what moderns would call the rule of law. Athens’ formal legal system featured amateur judges and private litigants. 32 The legal process, from summons to enforcement, relied on private initiative.

33 Most strikingly, Athens lacked any form of systematic public enforcement of laws, such as public prosecutors, or an organized police by: Democracy and the Rule of Law in Classical Athens Book Summary: This volume brings together essays on Athenian law by Edward M.

Harris, who challenges much of the recent scholarship on this topic. Presenting a balanced analysis of the legal system in ancient Athens, Harris stresses the importance of substantive issues and their contribution to our. Second, laws and courts were instruments of the community.

Athens’ laws were voted on not by a narrow legislative body but by the dêmos in assembly 8. In United States courts, a judge, who is popularly elected, states the law; a popular jury, often of twelve citizens chosen at random from the telephone book or votingFile Size: 74KB.

little to either the litigants or the jurors; the statute was merely a procedural mechanism for moving the feud or competition onto a public stage.4 Extra-legal 1 Robins on (–25)discusses possible examples of early democracies outside of Athens, some.

City-state civism in ancient Athens its real and ideal expressions / by: Dynneson, Thomas L. Published: () Lawyers and litigants in ancient Athens, the genesis on the legal profession, by: Bonner, Robert Johnson, Published: ().

Bonner, R. () Lawyers and Litigants in Ancient Athens: The Genesis of the Legal Profession, Holmes Beach Bonner, R. & Smith, G. (–38) The Administration of Justice from Homer to Aristotle 2 Vols., Chicago. The democratic legal system created by the Athenians was completely controlled by ordinary citizens, with no judges, lawyers, or jurists involved.

It placed great importance on the litigants’ rhetorical : Michael Gagarin.Lawyers and Litigants in Ancient Athens: The Genesis of the Legal Profession. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Bonner, Robert Johnson, and Gertrude Smith. The Administration of Justice from Homer to Aristotle.

2 vols. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Buckland, W. W.^Robert J. Bonner, Lawyers and Litigants in Ancient Athens: The Genesis of the Legal Profession (New York: Benjamin Blom, ), ^ Bonner, ^ Bonner, ^ Bonner, – ^ Hazard, ^ John A.

Crook, Law and Life of Ancient Rome (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, ), ^ Crook, Crook cites Tacitus, Annals VI, 5 and 7 for this point.

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