An Enquiry Into the Use and Practice of Juries Among the Greeks...
The Classical Roots of Juries Pettingal, John. An Enquiry Into the Use and Practice of Juries among the Greeks and Romans; from whence the Origin of the English Jury May Probably be Deduced. Originally published: London: Printed for the Author, by W. and W. Strahan, 1769. xv, , 200 pp. Reprinted 2007 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584777496; ISBN-10: 1584777494. Hardcover. New. $35.95 * Reprint of the scarce sole edition. This early history of juries is enriched with numerous citations from Greek and Latin authors. "[T]he Reader (...) will be pleased to find the glorious Characteristic of this Nation, a Jury, to be originally founded in the Liberty of Greece, and handed down to us Through the Channel of the Commonwealth of Rome, and the Colonies Planted in their conquests.": Preface xiii. Pettingal [1708-1781], a doctor of divinity and Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, was a prebendary of Lincoln Cathedral.
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