Law books in action essays on the Anglo-American legal treatise
Contributor(s): Fernandez, Angela | Dubber, Markus Dirk.Material type: BookPublisher: Oxford Hart Publishing 2012Description: ix,252p. 24 cm.ISBN: 9781849461412.Subject(s): Legal research -- Great Britain -- History | Legal research -- United States -- History | Legal research -- Canada -- History | Practice of law -- Great Britain -- History | Practice of law -- United States -- History | Practice of law -- Canada -- HistoryDDC classification: 340.072
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : Putting the legal treatise in its place / Angela Fernandez and Markus D Dubber -- Historicising Blackstone's commentaries on the laws of England : difference and sameness in historical time / Kunal M Parker -- 'Of institutes and treatises' : Blackstone's commentaries, Kent's commentaries and Murdoch's Epitome of the laws of Nova-Scotia / Philip Girard -- Tapping Reeve, coverture and America's first legal treatise / Angela Fernandez -- Story'd paradigms for the nineteenth-century display of Anglo-American legal doctrine / G. Blaine Baker -- A province of jurisprudence? : Invention of a law of constitutional conventions / Roman J. Hoyos -- Nineteenth-century treatises on English contract law / Stephen Waddams -- Of treatises and textbooks : the literature of the criminal law in nineteenth-century Britain / Lindsay Farmer -- Truth and privilege : libel treatises and the transmission of legal norms in the early nineteenth-century Anglo-American world / Lyndsay Campbell -- Renovate or rebuild? : Treatises, digests and criminal law codification / Barry Wright -- A low law counter treatise? : 'Absentees' to 'wreck' in British North America's first justice of the peace manual / Jim Phillips -- Commentary : Effects of scale : toward a history of the literature of law / Christopher Tomlins