History Of The Common Law

Author: John H. Langbein
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
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This introductory text explores the historical origins of the main legal institutions that came to characterize the Anglo-American legal tradition, and to distinguish it from European legal systems.

Prosecuting Crime In The Renaissance

Author: John H. Langbein
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
ISBN: 1584775777
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He concludes by refuting the popular opinion that the English were strongly indebted to continental models. "This is an excellent work of scholarship, exhibiting wide research, erudition and analytical ability.

Traditions And Transformations

Author: Michaela Hailbronner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198735421
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Similarly, I have avoided in this chapter to speak in categories of common law vs
continental law, even though my framework strongly builds on features that can
be identified as classical attributes of common or civil law, respectively.8 If I
nevertheless take a different, more abstract analytical ... Langbein, Renee L.
Lerner, and Bruce P. Smith, History of the Common Law: The Development of
Anglo-American Legal Institutions (New York: Aspen Publishers, 2009), chapters
8 and 11.

Criminal Law

Author: Guyora Binder
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195321200
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story of how America came to have a system of criminal law includes the story of
how England developed such a system. Quite different historical accounts could
be given of English and American criminal justice, emphasizing the role that
criminal justice institutions played in the everyday lives of ordinary people, or in
the distribution of power between strong and weak. However this chapter has a
more modest ambition. It simply recounts the creation, over time, of the
institutions and ...

The Origins Of Adversary Criminal Trial

Author: John H. Langbein
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199258880
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The lawyer-dominated adversary system of criminal trial, which now typifies practice in Anglo-American legal systems, was developed in England in the 18th century. This text shows how and why lawyers were able to capture the trial.

The Spirit Of The Common Law

Author: Roscoe Pound
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412839112
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This volume is a necessary addition to the libraries of legal scholars and professionals, sociologists, and philosophers.

Comparative Studies In Continental And Anglo American Legal History

Author: Daniel R. Coquillette
Publisher: Duncker & Humblot
ISBN: 9783428461776
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Yet it is my thesis that the English civilians, particularly the civilian writers,
succeeded better than they knew - that their peculiar view of legal institutions and
doctrines did have an impact on the development of common law jurisprudence
in critical ways and, even where they failed, their surviving literature may yet offer
rich inspiration to Anglo-American lawyers, and insight into the historical
relationship of law and science.14 Science, The Sources of the Law of
International Trade 5 (C.

The Historians Of Anglo American Law

Author: Sir William Searle Holdsworth
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
ISBN: 0963010697
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Beginning with Coke and Selden, Holdsworth surveys the work of the great practitioners of Anglo-American legal history.