By Melodie Harris Eichbauer,Kenneth Pennington

This quantity brings jointly papers by means of a gaggle of students, distinctive of their personal correct, in honour of James Brundage. The essays are organised into 4 sections, every one similar to a big concentration of Brundage's scholarly paintings. the 1st part explores the relationship among the advance of medieval criminal and constitutional inspiration. Thomas Izbicki, Kenneth Pennington, and Charles Reid, Jr. discover numerous points of the jurisprudence of the Ius commune, whereas James Powell, Michael Gervers and Nicole Hamonic, Olivia Robinson, and Elizabeth Makowski learn how that jurisprudence was once utilized to varied medieval associations. Brian Tierney and James Muldoon finish this part through demonstrating small print: sleek principles of consent within the political sphere and primary rules of overseas legislation attributed to 16th century jurists like Hugo Grotius have deep roots in medieval jurisprudential notion. Patrick Zutshi, R. H. Helmholz, Peter Landau, Marjorie Chibnall, and Edward Peters have written essays that increase Brundage's paintings at the development of the felony career and the way strains of a felony schooling started to emerge in lots of assorted arenas. The impression of criminal pondering on marriage and sexuality used to be one other point of Brundage's vast pursuits. within the 3rd part Richard Kay, Charles Donahue, Jr., and Glenn Olsen discover the intersection of legislations and marriage and the interaction of criminal notion on a vital establishment of Christian society. The contributions of Jonathan Riley-Smith and Robert Somerville within the fourth part round-out the amount and are dedicated to Brundage's path-breaking paintings on medieval legislations and the crusading move. the amount additionally features a complete bibliography of Brundage's work.

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