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What is the legal concept at work in the following case?
A man is murdered by his neighbor as a consequence of a dispute over the ownership of a small field. The neighbor's family is ordered by a judge to pay the dead man's wife 12 goats in order to pay for the crime and to end the murder's guilt.
a) weregeld
b) primogeniture
c) neither of the above

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Asked by Vinitha, 24 Jul '12 11:51 pm
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Weregeld
Answered by clifton dsouza, 24 Jul '12 11:59 pm

 
  
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Weregeld
Answered by iqbal seth, 26 Jul '12 11:40 am

 
  
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Option A
Answered by rajan, 26 Jul '12 08:20 am

 
  
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Weregeld
Answered by Jeet, 25 Jul '12 12:15 am

 
  
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Weregeld
Answered by anil garg, 25 Jul '12 12:09 am

 
  
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C)
Answered by Ganadhisha, 25 Jul '12 12:04 am

 
  
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