Ualberta Law

This “nice charter” or Magna Carta of 1215 also required that the King’s entourage of judges maintain their courts and judgments at “a certain place” quite than dispensing autocratic justice in unpredictable places concerning the nation. A concentrated and elite group of judges acquired a dominant function in law-making beneath this technique, and in comparability with its European counterparts the English judiciary grew to become extremely centralised. In 1297, as an example, whereas the best courtroom in France had fifty-one judges, the English Court of Common Pleas had five. This powerful and tight-knit judiciary gave rise to a systematised strategy… Read More