Statuty Wielkiego Księstwa Litewskiego

Mokslo publikacijos / Scientific publications
Document Type:
Straipsnis / Article
Lenkų kalba / Polish
Statuty Wielkiego Księstwa Litewskiego
Alternative Title:
Statutes of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
In the Journal:
LDK teisinė sistema; Lietuvos Didžioji Kunigaikštystė; Lietuvos Didžiosios Kunigaikštystės Statutai; Lietuvos Didžiosios Kunigaikštystės teisės istorija; Lietuvos Statutai; Lietuvos XVI a. istorija; Romėnų teisės įtaka; Statutai; Teisės istorija.
Law history; Lithuanian XVI c. history; Statutes; Statutes of Lithuania; The Grand Duchy of Lithuania; The Statute of Lithuania; The Statutes of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania; The history of law of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania; The influence of Roman law; The legal system of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.
Summary / Abstract:

ENThe abovementioned study titled "The Statutes of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania" outlines the issues concerning attempts to codify Lithuanian law in the age of Renaissance. In the beginning deals with the question of statutes functioning as three separate legal documents or only one divided into three parts. Further, short overview of selected European countries' efforts to put their law systems in order is presented. Then 3 Statutes (one by one) are being described along with stating the main purpose of establishing them. The study also presents how the Lithuanian legal system has evolved, by indicating modifications in the matter of comprehending the idea of law itself and the issue of specifying and clarifying its regulations as well. Elaboration emphasizes the great importance of the most distinguished prominents of legal profession who were experts in both Roman and Canon law and the part they have taken in initiating and drafting the Statutes, which were indeed the masterpieces of legislation art. Statutes have become legal documents of greatest historic value. Finally, the influence of the Roman law on Statutes and impact of Lithuanian legal principles on neighbouring countries is briefly characterized. All facts are presented in chronological order. [From the publication]

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