Law and the nation, 1865-1912

Law and the nation, 1865-1912

Law and the nation, 1865-1912

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Jonathan Lurie
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: New York : Knopf, ©1983
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Borzoi books in law and American society.
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Additional Format

Online version: Lurie, Jonathan, 1939- Law and the nation, 1865-1912. New York: Knopf, ©1983 (OCoLC)706861284

Short Description

IX, 178 pages ; 21 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Law and the nation, 1865-1912 is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Knopf
  • Responsable Person: Jonathan Lurie.
  • Publication Date: 1983
  • Copyright Date: 1983
  • Location: New York
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 3 editions
  • First edition Date: 1982
  • Last edition Date: 1983
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF366
  • Dewey Code: 349.73
  • ISBN: 0394331958 9780394331959 0394335791 9780394335797
  • OCLC: 8668604

Main Contents

1. Law and Individual Liberty: Some Contours of the Fourteenth Amendment
2. Law and Economic Growth: Courts, Corporations, and Constitutional Doctrines
3. Law and the Lawyer: The Transformation of Legal Education and the Legal Profession
4. Law, Judges, and Social Change: The Gospel
According to President and Ex-President Theodore Roosevelt
I. Civil Rights Enactments 1865-1868
The Thirteenth Admendment (1865)
The Civil Rights Act of 1866
The Fourteenth Amendment (1868)
II. Southern Statutes 1865-1866
Mississippi Vagrant Law (1865)
Missisippi Statute re Certain Offenses of Freedmen (1865)
North Carolina Black Code (1866)
South Carolina Vagrancy Statute (1865)
III. Civil Rights Cases Relating to the Fourteenth Amendment
The Slaughter-House Cases: Lawyers' Briefs (1873)
The Slaughter-House Cases (1873)
The Civil Rights Cases (1883)
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
United States v. Cruikshank: Brief on Behalf of the United States (1875)
United States v. Cruikshank (1875)
Munn v. Illinois: Lawyer's Briefs (1877)
Munn v. Illinois (1877)
IV. Railroad Commissions
Massachusetts Railroad Commission Statute (1869)
Minnesota Railroad Commission Statute (1887)
The Minnesota Rate Case (1890)
V. Statutes oflncorporation
State of Illinois: Act for the Incorporation of Boards of Trade and Chambers of Commerce (1849)
State of New Jersey: Act Concerning Corporations (1875)
VI. Restraint of Trade
The Sherman Antitrust Act (1890)
United States v. E.C. Knight Co. (1895)
Northern Securities Co. v. United States (1904)
Standard Oil Co. v. United States (1911)
VII. Legal Education and the Legal Profession 1870-1900
Harvard Law School Entrance Examinations
Charles W. Eliot, Harvard University President, Report 1870-1871
The Diary of George T. Strong (1868-1873)change: the gospel according to President and ex-President Theodore Roosevelt
Documents. Civil rights enactments 1865-1858
Southern statutes 1865-1866
Civil rights cases relating to the Fourteenth Amendment
Railroad Commissions
Statutes of incorporation
Restraint of trade
Legal education and the legal profession 1870-1900.

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