Ius privatum
Ius privatum is Latin for private law. Contrasted with ius publicum (the laws relating to the state), ius privatum regulated the relations between individuals. In Roman law this included personal, pro...
Lex Aquilia
The lex Aquilia was a Roman law which provided compensation to the owners of property injured by someone's fault.
The lex Aquilia (strictly, a plebiscite) was possibly enacted in 286 BC, or at som...
Stipulatio
Stipulatio was the basic form of contract in Roman law. It was made in the format of question and answer. The precise nature of the contract was to some extent disputed, as can be seen below.
In o...
Rei vindicatio
Rei vindicatio is a legal action by which the plaintiff demands that the defendant return a thing that belongs to the plaintiff. It may only be used when plaintiff owns the thing, and the defendant i...