The legal system of Baden, which became a grand duchy upon joining the Confederation of the Rhine in 1806, was highly fragmented on account of successive expansions of its original territory since 1803 (see also Reichsdeputationshauptschluss). New efforts to construct a unified state were complemented by the goal of creating a “general” national law for Baden - a Badisches Landrecht - which would both be a modern summary of existing civil la…
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Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Executive editor of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy.
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