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The British and their laws in the eighteenth century

The British and their laws in the eighteenth century

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Edition Details

  • Language: English
  • Publication Information: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2005
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/the-british-and-their-laws-in-the-eighteenth-century/ (Stable identifier)

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IX, 260 pages ; 25 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, The British and their laws in the eighteenth century is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publishers: Suffolk ; Boydell Press
  • Responsable Person: edited by David Lemmings.
  • Number of Editions: 5 editions
  • First edition Date: 2005
  • Last edition Date: 2005
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD614
  • ISBN: 1843831589 9781843831587
  • OCLC: 58456945

Main Contents

Custom, nature, and authority : the roots of English legal positivism / Michael Lobban
Legislation, magistrates, and judges : high law and low law in England and the Empire / Douglas Hay
The promulgation of the statutes in late Hanoverian Britain / Simon Devereaux
Legislation and public participation 1760-1830 / Joanna Innes
The experience of litigation in eighteenth-century England / Wilfrid Prest
Litigation, participation, and agency in seventeenth and eighteenth century England / Christopher Brooks
'Making examples' and the crisis of punishment in mid-eighteenth-century England / Randall McGowen
Virginia and the imperial state : law, enlightenment, and 'the crooked cord of discretion' / David Thomas Konig
Judges and the application of imperial law in eastern Australia, 1788-1836 : resistance and reception / Bruce Kercher.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
CONTRIBUTORS
1. Introduction
David Lemmings
2. Custom, Nature and Authority: the Roots of English Legal Positivism
Michael Lobban
3. Legislation, Magistrates, and Judges: High Law and Low Law in England and the Empire
Douglas Hay
4. The Promulgation of the Statutes in late Hanoverian Britain
Simon Devereaux
5. Legislation and Public Participation 1760-1830
Joanna Innes
6. The Experience of Litigation in Eighteenth-century England
Wilfrid Prest
7. Litigation, Participation, and Agency in Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century England
Christopher Brooks
8. 'Making Examples' and the Crisis of Punishment in Mid-Eighteenth-Century England
Randall McGowen
9. Virginia and the Imperial State: Law, Enlightenment, and 'the Crooked Cord of Discretion'
David Thomas Konig
10. Judges and the Application of Imperial Law in Eastern Australia, 1788-1836: Resistance and Reception
Bruce Kercher
INDEX

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