Lord Mansfield : justice in the age of reason

Lord Mansfield : justice in the age of reason

Lord Mansfield : justice in the age of reason

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD621.M3

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Norman S. Poser
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Québec (Province)
  • Publication Information: Montreal ; Kingston : McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books, Biography, History
  • Material: Biography, Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: https://books.lawi.org.uk/lord-mansfield-justice-in-the-age-of-reason/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Print version: Lord Mansfield. (CaOONL)20139026983

Short Description

1 online resource.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Lord Mansfield : justice in the age of reason is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: McGill-Queen’s University Press
  • Responsable Person: Norman S. Poser.
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Country/State: Québec (Province)
  • Number of Editions: 10 editions
  • First edition Date: 2013
  • Last edition Date: 2015
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD621.M3
  • Dewey Code: 347.4202734092
  • ISBN: 9780773589797 0773589791
  • OCLC: 845506514

Main Contents

Part One : Becoming Lord Masfield. Scotland
Westminster and Oxford
Lincoln’s Inn
A rising lawyer
Entering politics
Law officer of the Crown
Murray and the Jacobites
Attaining the bench and the peerage
The judge as politician
Family affairs
The social scene. Part Two : Justice in the Age of Reason. Chief justice of the Court of King’s Bench
Commerce and industry
Freedom of the press
Crime and punishment
Betting and lending
Slavery and the Somerset Case
The American Revolution
Protecting authors and inventors
Women and marriage
Religious Freedom
The Gordon Riots
Last years
Epilogue : Lord Mansvield’s legacy.

Summary Note

The life and times of the great eighteenth-century judge and statesman, whose legacy continues to influence Anglo-American law and society.

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