Genealogy Projects tagged with justice on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Legal Professionals

    Legal Professionals Legal profession is a profession, and legal professionals study, develop and apply law. Usually, there is a requirement for someone choosing a career in law to first obtain a law degree or some other form of legal education.In civil law countries there are usually distinct clearly defined career paths in law, such as judge, In common law jurisdictions there tends to be one l...

  • JP, Justice of the Peace

    In 1195, Richard I ("the Lionheart") of England and his Minister Hubert Walter commissioned certain knights to preserve the peace in unruly areas. They were responsible to the King for ensuring that the law was upheld and preserving the "King's peace". Therefore, they were known as "keepers of the peace".[1]An act of 1327 had referred to "good and lawful men" to be appointed in every county in ...

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  • Hanged in Colonial America

    If you know of a profile representing someone hanged in Colonial America , please add to this project. Additional resource links welcome for the "overview." From Wikipedia John Billington is thought to be one of the first men to be hanged in New England. Billington was convicted of murder in September of 1630 after he shot and killed John Newcomen.[6]During the Salem witch trials, most of the m...

  • Lagmän i Finland

    Finlands lagsaga (Österlands lagsaga) omfattade under 1300-talet och början av 1400-talet de södra delarna av dagens Finland, det vill säga Finlands då ännu odelade lagsaga (delades 1435). Söderfinne lagsaga var den ena av de två lagsagor, i vilka Finlands lagsaga delades 1435. Den omfattade Söderfinland med dess skär, Nyland, Tavastland, Savolax och Karelen. Under Johan III avskildes 1578 de...

  • Punished in Colonial America

    I've been running across ancestors who were publicly "punished" in Colonial America, have you? Here's a project to remember what they endured.* from Crimes and Punishment in Colonial America In Colonial America the court structure was quite different from Great Britain. The colonial system was a hierarchy of overlapping courts and common law was the law of the land. The common law was greatly i...

  • Practicing American Attorneys

    This project is for living U.S. attorneys , as opposed to deceased/historical/powdered ones.

  • Bethania Cemetery, Justice, Illinois

    Bethania Cemetery, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1894 and is one of the oldest cemeteries in the area. Bethania is a Christian Cemetery that serves families who represent all religions, cultures, and walks of life in a tradition of compassion, integrity, and excellence. With numerous undeveloped acres, Bethania will continue to provide future generations a place of beauty and respe...

  • Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada

    The Supreme Court of Canada is the highest court of Canada. It was created in 1875 by a law passed by the Parliament of Canada, the Supreme and Exchequer Court Act. Since 1949, the Court has been the final court of appeal in the Canadian justice system. Originally composed of six justices (the Chief Justice of Canada and five puisne justices), the Court was expanded to seven justices by the cre...

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  • Champions of Liberty - Olive Branches

    This project, regardless of the race, sex or religious beliefs centers on the individual's very particular essence to carry out what's proper or good for their own kind, no matter what it may take in physical resource (s) or at what personal expense, suffering and/or toil.It is basically aimed to gather and pay homage to a select group of individuals that, throughout history, have shaped their ...

  • Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Justice, Illinois

    Resurrection Cemetery is a large Catholic cemetery in the southwest suburbs of Cook County, adjacent to Bethania on Archer Avenue. The older sections have stones dating back to the 1890s, but most burials there are more recent. The cemetery is very modern, dominated by a huge mausoleum, an outdoor garden mausoleum, and numerous "shrine sections" where a central figure of a religious theme is su...

  • Church of Christ Cemetery Also known as: Eagle Lake Cemetery: Eagle Lake, Polk County, Florida

    Cemetery notes and/or description: It's proper name is Church of Christ Cemetery, yet is is commonly known as the Eagle Lake Cemetery by the 'older folks'. Off US-17 on Cemetery Rd. south end ot town Eagle Lake Church Of Christ 265 N 3rd St, Eagle Lake, FL, 33839 +1(863)-293-2190 NOTE: There is a man in the Mathews Burial Plot that is not a member of the family.Moreover,the story is a man from ...

  • Robben Island Prisoners - Cape of Good Hope 1673 -1834

    This project is one which will link the prisoners of Robben Island from 1673-1834 to profiles on Geni. The information is from the transcriptions of documents of The Court of Justice at the Cape of Good Hope regarding convicts, exiles and prisoners.The documents have been transcribed by TEPC (Transcription of Estate Papers of the Cape of Good Hope). It was a joint project of the Universities of...