In this very significant work, translated from the Italian, Bovati examines in careful detail the practice of justice in ancient Israel, first the bilateral controversy (the rib), and then the legal judgement properly speaking. "Re-establishing Justice" is destined to become the standard reference work in the field. The contents deal with 1. The juridical dispute in general. 2 The accusation, 3 The response of the accused, 4 The reconciliation, 5. Judgement in court, 6.The acts and procedures preceding the debate, 7. The debate, 8. The sentence and execution.