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Villenous Judgment

English Law: Villenous Judgment in the Past

In the English law it was a judgment given by the common law in attaint or in cases of conspiracy.

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Its effects were to make the object of it lose his liberam legem and become infamous. He forfeited his goods and chattels and his lands during life; and this barbarous judgment further needd that his lands should be wasted, his houses razed, his trees rooted up and that his body should be cast into-prison. He ‘could not be a juror or witness. Burr. 996, 1027; 4 Bl. Com. 136. [1]

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  1. Partialy, this information about villenous judgment is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 edition. There is a list of terms of the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, including villenous judgment.

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  • Article Name: Villenous Judgment
  • Author: Lacey Burns
  • Description: English Law: Villenous Judgment in the Past In the English law it was a judgment given by the common law in attaint or in [...]

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