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.

Criminal Law

Author: Guyora Binder
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190621036
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JOHN H. LANGBEIN, RENEE LERNER & BRUCE SMITH, HISTORY OF THE
COMMON LAW: THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANGLOAMERICAN LEGAL
INSTITUTIONS 27 (2009). 9. Id. at 35–42. 10. DISCIPLINARY DECREES OF THE
GENERAL ...

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.

American Law From A Catholic Perspective

Author: Ronald J. Rychlak
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810889188
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Just a few law schools offered any legal history course from the late nineteenth
century through the middle of the ... focusing either on English legal history or
English legal history as influencing the development of American law. For
example, between 1907 and 1909, a three-volume compendium titled Select
Essays in Anglo-American History was published. ... various American common-
law legal doctrines, and several discussed the history of English legal institutions,
including courts ...

Comparative Studies In Continental And Anglo American Legal History

Author: Javier Martínez-Torrón
Publisher: Duncker & Humblot
ISBN: 9783428494149
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Anglo-American Law and Canon Law: Canonical Roots of the Common Law
Tradition Javier Martínez-Torrón ... of the history of English law and also
formulate some questions regarding its relationships with the European legal
environment. ... in the adoption of several measures which would end up by
overcoming preexistent legal institutions — absorbing them at ... synthesize the
development of English law16 in a systematic manner since its growth has
occurred largely by judicial ...

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.

The History Of Legal Education In The United States

Author: Steve Sheppard
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ISBN: 1584776900
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For Anglo-American law just as much as for the common German law of the
nineteenth century, the birth and powerful influence of the ... The task which now
in our time confronts scientific legal instruction in America, the task of teaching
the historical development of the ... a brief exposition and development of the
nature and extent of the concept of equity; a description of that institution so
important for ...

The American Legal System

Author: Albert P. Melone
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742547537
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Comparative Note 2.2: Legitimacy of legal institutions in Islamic countries
including Saudi Arabia is based on the belief ... It is the result of many years of
historical development. In England, where the common law was born, respect for
the rule of law took centuries to develop. ... practices of jurisdiction lay at the
center of the creation of the institutional legitimacy of courts in the Anglo-
American tradition.