Legal History

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Created: 2018-02-19 16:27
Institution: King's College
Editors' group: Editors group for "King's College".
Description: A series of short talks by Alan Macfarlane, filmed for a B.B.C. television series 'Breaking the Seal', July 1999. Interviewed by Bethany Hughes. Only one of the twelve parts was used on air.
 

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How do the Church courts work and what do they concern themselves with?


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Alan Macfarlane interviewed by Bettany Hughes in July 1999 in his room in King's College, Cambridge, for a series called 'Breaking the Seal' for the BBC. Only one of the twelve...

Collection: Legal History

Institution: King's College

Created: Fri 23 Feb 2018


How important is the law in the development of English society?


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Short interview by Alan Macfarlane. A clip from a film shot for a TV series called 'Breaking the Seal', produced for the BBC. The Interviewer was Bettany Hughes. Filmed in July...

Collection: Legal History

Institution: King's College

Created: Fri 23 Feb 2018


How much knowledge of legal processes did ordinary people have?


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Alan Macfarlane interviewed by Bettany Hughes in July 1999 in his room in King's College, Cambridge, for a series called 'Breaking the Seal' for the BBC. Only one of the twelve...

Collection: Legal History

Institution: King's College

Created: Wed 21 Mar 2018


What are the advantages and disadvantages of the strong legal system?


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Alan Macfarlane interviewed by Bettany Hughes in July 1999 in his room in King's College, Cambridge, for a series called 'Breaking the Seal' for the BBC. Only one of the twelve...

Collection: Legal History

Institution: King's College

Created: Fri 23 Feb 2018


What are the ceremonies whereby people are made to respect the law?


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Alan Macfarlane interviewed by Bettany Hughes in July 1999 in his room in King's College, Cambridge, for a series called 'Breaking the Seal' for the BBC. Only one of the twelve...

Collection: Legal History

Institution: King's College

Created: Fri 23 Feb 2018


What are the major types of court in England?


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Alan Macfarlane interviewed by Bettany Hughes in July 1999 in his room in King's College, Cambridge, for a series called 'Breaking the Seal' for the BBC. Only one of the twelve...

Collection: Legal History

Institution: King's College

Created: Fri 23 Feb 2018


What happened when the court system was developed in England?


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Alan Macfarlane interviewed by Bettany Hughes in July 1999 in his room in King's College, Cambridge, for a series called 'Breaking the Seal' for the BBC. Only one of the twelve...

Collection: Legal History

Institution: King's College

Created: Fri 23 Feb 2018


What is the 'rule of law' and why is it so important?


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Alan Macfarlane interviewed by Bettany Hughes in July 1999 in his room in King's College, Cambridge, for a series called 'Breaking the Seal' for the BBC. Only one of the twelve...

Collection: Legal History

Institution: King's College

Created: Fri 23 Feb 2018


What is the central interest of the English legal system, its major focus?


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Alan Macfarlane interviewed by Bettany Hughes in July 1999 in his room in King's College, Cambridge, for a series called 'Breaking the Seal' for the BBC. Only one of the twelve...

Collection: Legal History

Institution: King's College

Created: Fri 23 Feb 2018


What is the role of the British jury system?


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Alan Macfarlane interviewed by Bettany Hughes in July 1999 in his room in King's College, Cambridge, for a series called 'Breaking the Seal' for the BBC. Only one of the twelve...

Collection: Legal History

Institution: King's College

Created: Fri 23 Feb 2018


What is the role of torture and confession in the English jury system?


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Alan Macfarlane interviewed by Bettany Hughes in July 1999 in his room in King's College, Cambridge, for a series called 'Breaking the Seal' for the BBC. Only one of the twelve...

Collection: Legal History

Institution: King's College

Created: Fri 23 Feb 2018


Why has England a particularly rich set of legal records?


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Alan Macfarlane interviewed by Bettany Hughes in July 1999 in his room in King's College, Cambridge, for a series called 'Breaking the Seal' for the BBC. Only one of the twelve...

Collection: Legal History

Institution: King's College

Created: Fri 23 Feb 2018