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Unformatted text preview: o Roman Trials Primarily political Juries = men of senatorial rank (sometimes equestrians) No paid lawyers Patronage (how you got a lawyer) Cases heard in the forum o Consular campaign Advice from brother repeated every day I am a New Man, I ma a candidate for the consulship and this is Rome. Work the city and then Italy get clients (morning salute, forum escort, voting canvassers) Avoid seeming argumentative Dig up dirt on your opponents Consulship o Catilines conspiracy (other candidate) Catiline plans to overthrow government Alternative to electing Catiline is Cicero o Prosecution of Catiline senatus consultum Catiline and conspirators Against Rullus o Land reform a commission with elaborate powers to redstribute land o Caesar supported behind the scenes o Opposed by Pompey o Cicero allied with Pompey...
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- Spring '08