An Introduction To English Legal History

Author: John Hamilton Baker
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It has now been updated and improved in consequence of the rapid pace of research in legal history over recent year, which has made this new edition a necessity.To assist the student further, this new edition has been fully cross-referenced ...

The American Legal System

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28. J. H. Baker, An Introduction to English Legal History, 3d ed. (London:
Butterworths, 1990), 14. 29. Baker, Introduction to English Legal History, 16-20.
30. Shapiro, Courts, 72-73. 31. Henry J. Abraham, The Judicial Process: An
Introductory Analysis of the Courts of the United States, England, and France, 5th
ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1986), 9-10. 32. Frederick G. Kempin Jr.,
Historical Introduction to Anglo-American Law in a Nutshell, 3d ed. (St. Paul, MN:
West, 1990), ...

Harm S Way

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J. H. Baker, An Introduction to English Legal History, 3rd ed. (London:
Butterworths, 1990), 71. 46. M. J. Prichard, Scott v. Shepherd (1773) and the
Emergence ofthe Tort ofNegligence (London: Selden Society, 1976), 25; Baker,
Introduction to English Legal History, 3rd. ed., 374. Grant Gilmore argues that
under the common law there was no clear distinction between contract and tort
until nineteenth-century theorists insisted on drawing the line; the writ of
assumpsit, from which theories ...

Judges And Judging In The History Of The Common Law And Civil Law

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The teaching of law is traceable from around 1280,48 and the inns of court soon
became the place where English common law was taught. The concept of sta re
decisis as a legally binding rule belongs to modern times. The decisive judgment
in Mirehouse v. Rennell“9 brings us to the "3 Cf. J. H. Baker, An Introduction to
English Legal History, 4th edn (London, 2002), pp. 141 et seq. Ibid., p. 136; W. S.
Holdsworth, A History ofEnglish Law, 7th edn (London, 1956; repr. 1971),I,pp.

An Introduction To Comparative Law Theory And Method

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Alland, D and Rials, S (eds) (2003) Dictionnaire de la culture juridique (Presses
Universitaires de France) Allison, JWF (1996) A Continental Distinction in the
Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law (
Oxford University Press) Arabeyre, P, Halpérin J-L and Krynen, J (eds) (2007)
Dictionnaire historique des juristes français XIIe-XXe (Presses Universitaires de
France) Armstrong, K (2004) The Battle for God (Harper Perennial) —— (2005) '
Unholy ...

Cultural Difference And Material Culture In Middle English Romance

Author: Dominique Battles
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Normans and Saxons Dominique Battles. 151. Baker, An Introduction to English
Legal History, 4th ed., 265. 152. Baker, An Introduction to English Legal History,
4th ed., 267. Partible inheritance also remained standard practice in Wales even
after the Conquest of Wales under Edward I, a situation that led to the legal
distinction among the marcher baronies between ...

The Law Emprynted And Englysshed

Author: David J Harvey
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83 Baker, An Introduction to English Legal History, above n 2, 182–83. One set of
reports – those of Sir Edward Coke – followed Plowden's conception of a law
report as a reasoned exposition of the law. 84 E Plowden, Les comentaries, ou
les reportes de EdmundePlowden vn apprentice de le comen ley (Richard Tottell,
London, 1571), at vi (Preface), STC 20040. 85 JH Baker (ed), The Reports of Sir
John Spelman (Selden Society, London, 1978), at 177; Baker, An Introduction to