Essays on English law and the American experience

Essays on English law and the American experience

Essays on English law and the American experience

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): David E. Narrett, Elisabeth A. Cawthon
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Texas
  • Publication Information: College Station : Published for the University of Texas atArlington by Texas A & M University Press, ©1994
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: Walter Prescott Webb memorial lectures, 27.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/essays-on-english-law-and-the-american-experience/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: Essays on English law and the American experience. College Station: Published for the University of Texas atArlington by Texas A & M University Press, ©1994 (OCoLC)606417464 Online version: Essays on English law and the American experience. College Station: Published for the University of Texas atArlington by Texas A & M University Press, ©1994 (OCoLC)623467714

Short Description

XIV, 135 pages ; 24 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Essays on English law and the American experience is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: The University of Texas at Arlington by Texas A & M University Press
  • Responsable Person: by William R. Jones [and others] ; introduction by Richard Hamm ; edited by Elisabeth A. Cawthon and David E. Narrett.
  • Publication Date: 1994
  • Copyright Date: 1994
  • Location: College Station
  • Country/State: Texas
  • Number of Editions: 5 editions
  • First edition Date: 1994
  • Last edition Date: 1994
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF394
  • Dewey Code: 349.42
  • ISBN: 0890965811 9780890965818
  • OCLC: 28888528

Main Contents

Introduction: English law and the American experience / Richard Hamm–Sanctuary, exile, and law: the fugitive and public authority in medieval England and modern American / William R. Jones–The Americanization of Blackstone's Commentaries / Craig Evan Klafter–The politics of treason in the 1790s / Thomas P. Slaughter–Rough work and tough logic: the English roots of Texas workers' compensation law / Elisabeth A. Cawthon–Fence laws on the Great Plains, 1865-1900 / Yasuhide Kawashima–Is the United States a common law country? / Calvin Woodard.

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