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Land register

(886 words)

Author(s): Neschwara, Christian
1. IntroductionA land register consists of the records kept by an official in which all legal transactions are entered so as to ensure that the legal status of land is kept clear and well ordered (Land ownership). The fact that these records are kept officially ensures public confidence in them, whereby they enjoy advantages as evidence in litigation (Trial procedure) and protect those who acquire property in good faith, trusting in the correctness of the records.Christian Neschwara2. Medieval originsThe idea of keeping track of property transactions in generally accessib…
Date: 2019-03-20

Gerichtsbote

(945 words)

Author(s): Neschwara, Christian
1. Medieval originsThe German word Gerichtsbote, widespread since the mid-14th century, indicates lower-level court personnel (Judiciary); it derives from the terms Büttel (Beadle )and Fronbote (assistants a judge might call upon during certain judicial proceedings), which were used as synonyms in sources such as the Sachsenspiegel (ca. 1225). The tasks performed by the Gerichtsbote included announcing ( fürbieten) the convening of court (Trial procedure), serving notice of lawsuits, issuing summons and delivering the explanations and rulings of t…
Date: 2019-03-20

Badisches Landrecht

(811 words)

Author(s): Neschwara, Christian
1. Origins and scope The legal system of Baden, which became a grand duchy upon joining the Confederation of the Rhine in 1806, was highly fragmented on account of successive expansions of its original territory since 1803 (see also  Reichsdeputationshauptschluss). New efforts to construct a unified state were complemented by the goal of creating a “general” national law for Baden - a Badisches Landrecht - which would both be a modern summary of existing civil law and promote the new national identity of Baden. Badisches Landrecht was originally the name for the reforms of the  Landre…
Date: 2019-03-20