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The Resource Legal Practice in the Formative Stages of the Chinese Empire : An Annotated Translation of the Exemplary Qin Criminal Cases from the Yuelu Academy Collection

Legal Practice in the Formative Stages of the Chinese Empire : An Annotated Translation of the Exemplary Qin Criminal Cases from the Yuelu Academy Collection

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Legal Practice in the Formative Stages of the Chinese Empire : An Annotated Translation of the Exemplary Qin Criminal Cases from the Yuelu Academy Collection
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Legal Practice in the Formative Stages of the Chinese Empire
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An Annotated Translation of the Exemplary Qin Criminal Cases from the Yuelu Academy Collection
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Legal Practice in the Formative Stages of the Chinese Empire : An Annotated Translation of the Exemplary Qin Criminal Cases from the Yuelu Academy Collection
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Legal Practice in the Formative Stages of the Chinese Empire : An Annotated Translation of the Exemplary Qin Criminal Cases from the Yuelu Academy Collection
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  • Contents -- Preface -- Chinese Dynasties and Historical Periods (ca. 1000 bc-AD 200) -- Maps of the Qin Empire and the Provinces of the South -- Part 1 -- Introduction -- Chapter 1{u2002}part 1: introduction - chapter 1 -- Sources on Early Chinese Law before the Yuelu Academy Finds -- 1.1 Received Literature -- 1.2 Excavated Manuscripts -- Chapter 2{u2002}part 1: introduction - chapter 2 -- The Yuelu Academy Manuscript Collection -- 2.1 The Question of Authenticity -- 2.2 Possible Origin of the Collection -- Chapter 3{u2002}part 1: introduction - chapter 3 -- The Wei yu deng zhuang Manuscripts -- 3.1 Codicological Features -- 3.2 Basic Content -- Chapter 4{u2002}part 1: introduction - chapter 4 -- The Wei yu deng zhuang in Comparison with the Zou yan shu from Zhangjiashan Tomb No. 247 -- 4.1 Legal Terminology -- 4.2 Instances of Jurisdiction -- 4.3 Rank Order of Punishments -- 4.4 Principles for Determining Punishment -- 4.5 Stages of Criminal Procedure -- 4.6 Formal Classification of Criminal Cases -- 4.6.1 Doubtful Legal Decisions -- 4.6.1.1 Procedure and Formal Characteristics of Submission -- 4.6.1.2 Doubtful Legal Decisions in the Wei yu deng zhuang -- 4.6.1.3 Further Development and Function -- 4.6.2 Cases Requiring Approval of the Higher Authorities -- 4.6.3 Petitions for Retrial -- 4.6.3.1 Legal Basis -- 4.6.3.2 The Case No. 17 from Pre-imperial Qin and Its Consequences -- 4.6.3.3 Petitions for Retrial in the Wei yu deng zhuang -- 4.6.4 Recommendations of Competent Investigators for Promotion -- 4.6.4.1 Legal Basis -- 4.6.4.2 Similarities in the Content -- 4.6.4.3 The Formula of the Letter of Recommendation -- Chapter 5{u2002}part 1: introduction - chapter 5 -- The Wei yu deng zhuang in Comparison with Other Legal Texts -- 5.1 Functional Comparison with the Feng zhen shi -- 5.2 Comparison with Official Court Precedents
  • 5.2.1 The Early Han Precedent of the Absconded Private Slave Woman -- 5.2.2 The Qin Precedents of the Court -- Chapter 6{u2002}part 1: introduction - chapter 6 -- Conclusions -- 6.1 Authentic Documents or Fictitious Cases? The Genre of Text -- 6.2 Used Formulae and Basic Structure -- 6.3 Possible Function of the Wei yu deng zhuang -- Part 2 -- Annotated Translation of the Wei yu deng zhuang -- PART 2: ANNOTATED TRANSLATION OF THE WEI YU DENG ZHUANG -- Notes on the Translation -- Case I.1 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Submission by Zhouling Prefecture - Introductory Formula -- Original Case - Initiation of Criminal Proceedings -- Original Case - First Stage of Interrogation -- Original Case - Judgement -- Retrial - Initiation of Criminal Proceedings -- Retrial - First Stage of Interrogation -- Retrial - Forensic Examination and Interagency Enquiries -- Retrial - Finding of Fact -- Retrial - Decision of Zhouling Prefecture -- Submission by Zhouling Prefecture - Concluding Formula -- Alternative Votes for Judgement -- Response to the Submission by Nan Province (Decision) -- Case I.2 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Submission by Zhouling Prefecture - Introductory Formula -- Initiation of Criminal Proceedings -- First Stage of Interrogation -- Forensic Examination and Interagency Enquiries -- Citation of Relevant Statutory Provisions -- Finding of Fact -- Submission by Zhouling Prefecture - Concluding Formula -- Alternative Votes for Judgement -- Response to the Submission by Nan Province (Decision) -- Case I.3 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Submission by Jiangling Prefecture - Introductory Formula -- Order by the Superior Governor to Submit the Original Case for Decision -- Original Case - Initiation of Criminal Proceedings -- Original Case - First Stage of Interrogation
  • Original Case - Interagency Enquiries -- Original Case - Finding of Fact -- Original Case - Judgement -- Submission by Jiangling Prefecture - Concluding Formula -- Case I.4 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Submission by Jiangling Prefecture - Introductory Formula -- Report by the Prefecture on the Judgement Passed in the Original Case -- Order by the Superior Governor to Submit the Original Case for Decision -- Original Case - Initiation of Criminal Proceedings -- Original Case - First Stage of Interrogation -- Original Case - Second Stage of Interrogation (Confrontation) -- Original Case - Interagency Enquiries -- Original case - Finding of Fact -- Original Case - Judgement -- Case I.5 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Submission by the Prefecture - Introductory Formula -- Initiation of Criminal Proceedings -- First Stage of Interrogation -- Interagency Enquiries -- Finding of Fact -- Submission by the Prefecture - Concluding Formula -- Alternative Votes for Judgement -- Case I.6 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Submission by the Prefecture - Introductory Formula -- Request to Submit the Case to the Higher Authorities for Decision -- Original Case - List of Charges and Decision -- Original Case - Rejection by the Competent Authority -- Retrial - First Stage of Interrogation -- Retrial - Second Stage of Interrogation (Confrontation) -- Retrial - Interagency Enquiries -- Retrial - Finding of Fact -- Submission by the Prefecture - Concluding Formula -- Vote for Judgement -- Case I.7 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Submission by the Prefecture - Introductory Formula -- Initiation of Criminal Proceedings -- First Stage of Interrogation -- Second Stage of Interrogation (Confrontation) -- Interagency Enquiries -- Finding of Fact -- Submission by the Prefecture - Concluding Formula
  • Alternative Votes for Judgement -- Case II.8 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Initiation of Criminal Proceedings -- First Stage of Interrogation -- Forensic Examination and Interagency Enquiries -- Finding of Fact -- Judgement -- Related Case(?) - Initiation of Criminal Proceedings -- Related Case(?) - Interagency Enquiries -- Related Case(?) - Finding of Fact -- Related Case(?) - Judgement -- Titles on the Verso of the Slips -- Case II.9 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Initiation of Criminal Proceedings -- Report on Investigations -- First Stage of Interrogation -- Interagency Enquiries(?) -- Judgement -- Submission by the Prefecture - Introductory Formula -- Letter of Recommendation for Investigating Officials -- Submission by the Prefecture - Concluding Formula -- Case II.10 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Initiation of Criminal Proceedings -- Report on Investigations -- First Stage of Interrogation -- Second Stage of Interrogation (Confrontation) -- Interagency Enquiries -- Judgement -- Letter of Recommendation for Investigating Officials -- Submission by the Prefecture - Concluding Formula -- Case II.11 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Second Retrial - Petition for a New Finding of Fact -- Original Case - Initiation of Criminal Proceedings -- Original Case - First Stage of Interrogation -- Original Case - Finding of Fact -- Original Case - Judgement -- First Retrial - Petition for a New Finding of Fact -- First Retrial - First Stage of Interrogation -- First Retrial - Finding of Fact -- First Retrial - Judgement -- Second Retrial - First Stage of Interrogation -- Second Retrial - Second Stage of Interrogation (Confrontation) -- Second Retrial - Interagency Enquiries -- Second Retrial - Finding of Fact
  • Notification of Competent Officials by the Agency of the Minister of Trials (Judgement) -- Case II.12 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Retrial - Petition for a New Finding of Fact -- Retrial - First Stage of Interrogation -- Retrial - Second Stage of Interrogation (Confrontation) -- Retrial - Interagency Enquiries -- Retrial - Finding of Fact -- Notification of Competent Officials by the Higher Authorities (Judgement) -- Case II.13 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Initiation of Criminal Proceedings -- Interagency Enquiries -- Case III.14 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Submission by Huyang Prefecture - Introductory Formula -- Initiation of Criminal Proceedings -- First Stage of Interrogation - Part I -- Inspection of Pieces of Evidence -- First Stage of Interrogation - Part II -- Second Stage of Interrogation(?) (Confrontation) -- Interagency Enquiries -- Finding of Fact -- Submission by Huyang Prefecture - Concluding Formula -- Alternative Votes for Judgement -- Response to the Submission by the Province (Decision) -- Case IV.15 -- Diplomatic Edition -- Edition and Translation -- Submission by the Prefecture - Introductory Formula -- First Stage of Interrogation -- Second Stage of Interrogation (Confrontation) -- Forensic Examination, Measuring and Interagency Enquiries -- Finding of Fact -- Submission by the Prefecture - Concluding Formula -- Request (For Enactment of an Ordinance) -- Decision by the Ruler -- Appendix I -- Stages of Criminal Procedure as Reflected in Legal Manuscripts of the Qin and Early Han Period -- Appendix II -- Qin Official Titles Mentioned in the Wei yu deng zhuang and/or the Qin Cases of the Zou yan shu -- Appendix III -- Overview of the Wei yu deng zhuang Cases -- Appendix IV -- Legal Terms Mentioned in the Wei yu deng zhuang -- Bibliography -- Index
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