[ANSTHRLD] baronial service awards
tmcd at panix.com
Wed May 9 15:39:19 PDT 2007
On Wed, 9 May 2007, Diane Rudin <serena1570 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> The short version is that a key characteristic of the common law is
> that is does NOT go away just because it's become obscure. Most of
> my research in English legal history for the past decade has revolved
> around cases of ancient-and-obscure-but-still-in-effect laws.
*Was* there a case in Maryland where a party to a lawsuit (presumably
about land) invoked trial by combat?
Tim McDaniel, tmcd at panix.com
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