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Iudicium
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[German version]

A central concept of Roman  procedural law, it appears in several different senses: in the wider sense for the whole process, in the narrower sense (esp. in the context of the legis actio and formulary procedure which are divided into different procedural stages) for the last stage which took place before the judge ( iudex ). Upon transition to the cognitio procedure ( cognitio ) and concomitant elimination of the procedural stages, iudicium then only referred to the whole process for which the word processus has been in habitual usage since the MA. Additional …

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Paulus, Christoph Georg (Berlin), “Iudicium”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 09 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e529500>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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