Law, Honor, and Impunity in Spanish America: The Debate over Dueling, 1870–1920

  title={Law, Honor, and Impunity in Spanish America: The Debate over Dueling, 1870–1920},
  author={D. Parker},
  journal={Law and History Review},
  pages={311 - 341}
  • D. Parker
  • Published 2001
  • History
  • Law and History Review
One day in late February 1873, the comisario of section 10 in Buenos Aires arrived at the home of Jacobo Varela to investigate reports that Varela had been involved in a duel with another young man, Julio Benites. Varela's brother met the policeman at the door and reported that, lamentably, Jacobo was ill and could not see him. When asked if he knew anything about a duel, the brother replied that he most certainly did not. Yes, Jacobo was bedridden because of a sword wound, but that was an… Expand


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