The Roman family

  1. Discuss the progressive legal changes made to the Roman law on divorce. Your answer should cover all legal aspects of divorce including the dowry.
  2. Set out and explain the main legal consequences arising from a marriage with manus and without manus to those members of the family who were under the potestas/manus of the paterfamilias.
  3. Discuss the legal remedies available to the ward against his guardian. How did Roman law safeguard the interests of the ward in such a case of asymmetry of power?
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