1. Explain the order of succession upon intestacy under the 12 Tables. What does this order reveal about early Roman law?
  2. Explain how the bonorum possessio system could be used to alter the original order of succession.
  3. Why did Roman law have such a finely developed law of legacies? What does this reveal about the law of succession, generally?
  4. To what extent did Roman law acknowledge the “trust”?
  5. List and explain the different types of heirs under the Roman law of inheritance.
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