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Privilegium de non appellando
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The privilegium de non appellando (privilege of not appealing) limited or forbade the legal remedy of the appeal to imperial courts. It was a judicial privilege characteristic of the early modern judicial system of the Holy Roman Empire (of the German nation), in which the interests of the Emperor were gradually given shape in a hierarchical, multi-instance appeals system that began to develop about 1450 and that in the course of the imperial reform was concretized in the Reichskammergerichtsordnung (Reichskammergericht) of 1495 [1][7], to be adaptable to the vario…

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Marquardt, Bernd, “Privilegium de non appellando”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 25 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_SIM_025921>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20210107

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