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Blackstone and his contemporaries

Blackstone and his contemporaries

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): University of Texas at Austin. School of Law, Thomas Secker, Anthony Taussig, William Blackstone, All Souls College (University of Oxford)
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Texas
  • Publication Information: Austin, Tex. : Jamail Center for Legal Research, University of Texas at Austin, 2009
  • Publication Type (Medium): History, Records and correspondence, Trials, litigation, etc, Correspondence
  • Material: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Legal history series, no. 10.
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XIV, 131 pages : 8 facsimiles ; 28 cm.

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Blackstone and his contemporaries is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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  • Publisher: Jamail Center for Legal Research, University of Texas at Austin
  • Responsable Person: by Anthony Taussig.
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Country/State: Texas
  • Number of Editions: 3 editions
  • First edition Date: 2009
  • Last edition Date: 2009
  • General Notes: Expanded version of a lecture delivered on Feb. 21, 2008 at the University of Texas School of Law. Appendices include Blackstone correspondence and other unpublished manuscript materials relating to the Founder's kin litigation at All Souls College. Cf. Author's pref.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD660
  • Dewey Code: 349.41
  • ISBN: 9780935630756 0935630759
  • OCLC: 361612590

Main Contents

Blackstone's early studies
The Founder's kin litigation
Contemporary assessments of Blackstone's arguments
Blackstone's legal abilities
Blackstone leaves the London Bar
Blackstone's reasons for leaving the London Bar
Viner, Shelburne, and Blackstone's return to the London Bar 1753-62
Blackstone's law practice 1762-70
Appendix A. Documents drafted or submitted by Blackstone to the Visitor
Appendix B. Blackstone's cases to counsel and to Sir John Willes
Appendix C. Letters from archbishops or their advisers
Appendix D. Archbishop Secker's notes of 1762 hearing.

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