She agrees with this reviewer that inquisitorial procedure
and the wide use of torture as a tool of investigation came to Muscovy from the Hapsburg Carolina.
The book investigates the operation of public justice inside a Late Medieval city, highlighting the development of inquisitorial procedure
and detailing the logic and process of the criminal trial, and the relationship between courts, procedures, and individuals.
In another work, I have also argued for the adoption of an inquisitorial procedure
that relies primarily on judicial rather than party-control of the adjudication process.
Although this history is often overlooked, the American legal system already has embraced inquisitorial procedure
Opposition Against Inquisitorial Procedure
Chapter 5, 'Confession and Defence: Aggressive Tactics,' examines three different processes that took place in 1572 in Venice to illustrate a range of possible variations in inquisitorial procedure
against impenitent philo-Protestants.
Among their topics are ideal-typical adversarial and inquisitorial procedure
, the development of the Crown Prosecution Service, and the early history of prosecution.
In the fifth chapter Berco looks at the functioning of the sodomy trial not only as an Inquisitorial procedure
, but also as a social phenomenon, particularly affected by the act of denunciation.
Although the author mistakenly asserts that "a great majority of the [early] inquisitors were Dominicans" (55), her chapter on inquisitorial procedure
bolsters her argument that inquisitorial testimony generally provides reliable information about the religious customs of late fifteenth-century Aragonese conversos.
In this constitution the death penalty, torture and the inquisitorial procedure
s trial seems partly arbitrary, since no formal charge is made but the court is merely 'von der Schuld angezogen', and partly archaic, since it rests entirely on the inquisitorial procedure
which was severely diluted by the new Austrian code of criminal justice promulgated in 1850.
Sanchez's trial thus becomes both a dramatic historical tale and a vehicle for exploring madness, religious toleration, and inquisitorial procedure
in his era.