Hebrew criminal law and procedure : Mishnah: Sanhedrin, Makkot / Hyman E. Goldin.

New York : Twayne Publishers, [1952] .

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Other Title Mishnah. Makkot. English. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80017842
Mishnah. Sanhedrin. English. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80017842
Subjects Criminal law (Jewish law)
Criminal procedure (Jewish law)
Jewish law.
Description 308 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1952]
Notes Includes "Bibliography and Glossary" (pages 282-294)-and index (pages 295-308).
Contents I. Crimes and methods of punishment -- No term designating crime in Hebrew law -- Crime in the Mosaic law -- Methods of punishment -- II. Capital crimes and punishments -- Motive of vengeance -- Character of punishment -- Jewish attitude towards capital punishment -- WHen practice of capital punishment ceased -- Capital crimes -- The four methods of execution -- Stoning -- Burning -- Decapitation -- Strangulation -- III. Non-capital crimes and punishments -- Crimes punishable by imprisonment -- Crimes punishable by Karet, excision -- Crimes punishable by death at the hand of heaven -- Crimes punishable by the mob: zealous persons -- Crimes punishable by banishment -- Crimes punishable by flagellation -- Crimes punishable by the Lex Talionis -- Crimes punishable by fines -- Crimes punishable by penal slavery -- Part Two: Mishnah Sanhedrin -- Introduction to Sanhedrin -- Tribunals -- jurisdiction -- The high priest and the king -- Disqualification of judges and witnesses -- examination of witnesses -- new evidence -- Examination and cross-examination of witnesses -- Sanhedrin -- procedure -- Examination of witnesses -- voting of judges -- procedure before and after execution -- method of stoning -- The four methods of capital punishment -- crimes punishable by stoning -- Crimes of morals -- Blasphemy -- Offering children to Moloch -- Cursing father or mother -- Instigation to idolatry -- Sorcery -- The stubborn and rebellious son -- Burglary -- Justifiable homicide -- Crimes punishable by burning -- Murder -- Excusable homicide -- Other crimes -- Those who have o share int he world to come -- The apostate city -- Strangulation -- The rebellious judge -- The false prophet -- Part Three: Mishnah Makkot -- Refuted witnesses -- Legal entity of a "set" of witnesses -- Judges must understand language of witnesses -- The escaped convict -- Sentiments opposed to capital punishment -- Unintentional murder -- Banishment -- Flagellation.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)732401
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WorldCat Identities Goldin, Hyman E. 1881-
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