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Collected papers on English legal history

Collected papers on English legal history

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): John H. Baker
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2013
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Other titles: Essays.
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Short Description

3 volumes (XXVII, 1648 pages) : ILlustrations ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Collected papers on English legal history is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Responsable Person: Sir John Baker.
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 7 editions
  • First edition Date: 2013
  • Last edition Date: 2013
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD532
  • Dewey Code: 349.42
  • ISBN: 9781107020436 1107020433
  • OCLC: 836261600

Main Contents

Volume I. The English legal profession 1450-1550
Counsellors and barristers
Solicitors and the law of maintenance 1590-1640
The degree of barrister
Audience in the courts
The rank of queen's counsel
The Third University of England
The inns of court in 1388
The division of the Temple : inner, middle and outer
The Inn of the Outer Temple
The old constitution of Gray's Inn
The ancient and honourable society of Gray's Inn
The inns of court and chancery as voluntary associations
The judges as VIsitors to the inns of court
Oral instruction in land law and conveyancing 1250-1500
Legal education in London 1250-1850
The Pekynnes
Learning exercises in the medieval inns of court and chancery
The old moot-book of Lincoln's Inn
Readings in Gray's Inn, their decline and disappearance
The inns of court and legal doctrine
Roman law at the Third University of England
The Third University 1450-1550 : law school or finishing school?
The changing concept of a court
From lovedays to commercial arbitration
Personal actions in the high court of Battle Abbey 1450-1602
Judicial conservatism in the common pleas 1500-1560
The common lawyers and the chancery : 1616
Volume II. The three languages of the common law
Case-law in medieval England
Dr. Thomas Fastolf and the history of law reporting
John Bryt's reports and the year books of Henry IV
Case-law in England and continental Europe
The books of the common law 1400-1557
English law books and legal publishing 1557-1695
Books of entries
Manuscripts in the Inner Temple
Common lawyers' libraries 1450-1650
John Rastell and the terms of the law
Coke's notebooks and the sources of his reports
John Selden and the English legal history
The Newe Littleton
Sir Thomas Robinson's notebooks
Westminster Hall
English judges' robes 1350-2008
The earliest serjeants' rings
The judicial collar of SS
The mystery of the bar gown
Personal liberty under the common law 1200-1600
An English VIew of the Anglo-Hibernian constitution in 1670
Human rights and the rule of law in Renaissance England
Equity and public law in England
Some early Newgate reports 1315-1328
The refinement of English criminal jurisprudence 1500-1848
Criminal courts and procedure 1550-1800
Torture and the law of proof
The Tudor law of treason
Criminal justice at Newgate 1616-1627
Le brickbat que narrowly mist
Volume III. The history of the common law of contract
Covenants and the law of proof 1290-1321
New light on Slade's case
Origins of the 'doctrine' of consideration 1535-1585
Privity of contract in the common law before 1680
The rise and fall of freedom of contract
The law merchant and the common law before 1700
'Law merchant' as a source of English law
The use of assumpsit for restitutionary money claims 1600-1800
Bezoar-stones, gall-stones and gem-stones : the action on the case for deceit
The common law of negligence 1500-1700
Dower of personalty 1250-1450
Sir John Melton's case 1535
Funeral monuments and the heir
Charity and perpetuity : the commemoration of benefactors
Kiralfy's The action of the case
The dark age of English legal history 1500-1700
English law and the Renaissance
The common law in 1608
Legal process as reported in correspondence
Words and fictions : male and married spinsters
'Authentic testimony'? fact and law in legal records
Editing the sources of English legal history
Why the history of English law has not been finished
Why should undergraduates study legal history?

Summary Note

Sir John Baker's writings touch on most aspects of English legal history, especially the legal profession and its learning.

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