Category: su1

  • Plebeians

    Plebeians PLEBEIANS, plẹ-bē’ạnz (Plebs), an order of the Roman people, corresponding to the English Commons. The time at which the Plebeians were recognized as a distinct order in the state is not known; they were at first excluded from almost every right of citizenship. They differed from […]

  • Peace movement

    Peace movement in Europe In the Past A world-wide movement aiming at the abolition of war, more especially international war. While fighting has always been one of the chief occupations of mankind; while ideas of national greatness are largely associated with battles, campaigns and […]

  • The Reformation

    The Reformation was the movement in the religious life of western Europe in the 16th century which resulted in the formation of the Protestant Church. At earlier periods there had been a feeling that conditions in the leadership of Christendom needed improvement and attempts at betterment […]

  • The Reformation

    The Reformation was the movement in the religious life of western Europe in the 16th century which resulted in the formation of the Protestant Church. At earlier periods there had been a feeling that conditions in the leadership of Christendom needed improvement and attempts at betterment […]

  • Inquisition

    Inquisition in Europe The Inquisition was a tribunal or system of tribunals instituted by the Roman Catholic Church for the discovery, examination and conviction of heretics and their punishment by the secular arm. Under the successors of Constantine in the Roman Empire the repression of […]

  • Dueling

    Dueling in Europe Dueling or Duel (from duellum, derived from duo) is a combat between two, at a time and place appointed in consequence of a challenge, and so is distinguished from an encounter taking place without any previous arrangement. The custom of dueling was derived from the […]

  • Concise Law Dictionary

    Osborn´s Concise Law Dictionary in Europe Introduction Since 1927, the easy to read and popular Osborn´s Concise Law Dictionary (1) has provided English students and practitioners a succint guide to the special language of the law, which serves as well as a source of reference. His strenght […]

  • Concise Law Dictionary

    Osborn´s Concise Law Dictionary in Europe Introduction Since 1927, the easy to read and popular Osborn´s Concise Law Dictionary (1) has provided English students and practitioners a succint guide to the special language of the law, which serves as well as a source of reference. His strenght […]

  • Workmen's Compensation

    Definition of Workmen’s Compensation The Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1906, s. 1, provided If in any employment personal injury by accident arising out of and in the course of the employment is caused to a workman, his employer shall be liable to pay compensation. A workman is defined (section […]

  • Zamora, The

    Definition of Zamora, The ([1916] A. C. 77). Held, that it is the primary duty and function of the Prize Court to administer international law. The Prize Court is bound by an Act of Parliament, but it is not bound by an Order of the King in Council which is contrary to international law. But…