By A. D. E. Lewis, D. J. Ibbetson
The legislations constructed via the traditional Romans is still a robust criminal and political tool this present day. within the Roman legislations culture a normal editorial advent enhances a sequence of extra certain essays through a global workforce of special felony students exploring some of the ways that Roman legislations has affected and keeps to impact styles of criminal decision-making in the course of the global.
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219 (cf. Inst. 16, and nn. 48 and 49 below, with text thereto). 6-8 (Ulpian, 18 adedictum). Cf. Coll. 7. 3 (Paul, 22 adedictum) it seems certain that Paul's comments must be directed only to the fault element of the defendant's liability; he did not mean that a direct action could lie for a wind-driven fire in the countryside. See below, example in text to n. 68. B1. 892. , from the street into the markethouse, which is a covered building supported by arches and enclosed at one end, but open at the other and both the sides, where a large concourse of people were assembled; which lighted squib, so thrown by the defendant, fell upon the standing of one Yates, who sold gingerbread, etc.
But the context indicates that Ulpian regarded the slave's knowledge of the events surrounding the frauds as having a possible bearing on the value of the slave himself; he did not treat the loss of that knowledge as a separate loss which the plaintiff suffered as a result of the death of the slave. We must therefore follow Ulpian and consider whether any part of the slave's knowledge of the frauds could be said to increase his value to his owner. Information about accomplices When we say that under chapter 1 the plaintiff is entitled to recover the highest value of his slave in the last year,38 we mean that in practice in an action a plaintiff will try to establish what the highest value of his slave was during that time.
Contrast Doughty v. Turner Manufacturing Co. Ltd. B. 518 (explosion in boiling liquid qualitatively different from splash); Tremaine v. R. 1303 (Weil's disease through rat's urine qualitatively different from other rat contamination). 6 This would have been true even against the immediate wrongdoers, the negligent workmen. There are two reasons. First, the statutory action lay only to an owner who had suffered loss from wrongful damage to a thing owned. 7 For our present purposes, this is not interesting and no more will be said about it.