Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Slice 8 Volume 10

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Slice 8 Volume 10

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Excerpt: ...form between them a complete code of commerce by land and sea. The ordinance of 1670 determined the formalities of that secret and written criminal procedure, as opposed to the hearing of both parties in a suit, which formerly obtained in France; it even increased its severity, continuing the employment of torture, binding the accused by oath to speak the truth, and refusing them counsel save in exceptional cases. The second series of codifications was made under Louis XV., through the action of the chancellor dshow more

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  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236718615
  • 9781236718617