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The history of Ohio law

The history of Ohio law

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Michael Les Benedict, John F. Winkler
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Ohio
  • Publication Information: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2004
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books, History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Series title: Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest.
  • Permalink: (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Print version: History of Ohio law. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, ©2004 (DLC) 2004015019

Short Description

1 online resource (XII, 946 pages).

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Useful for students learning an area of law, The history of Ohio law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Ohio University Press
  • Responsable Person: edited by Michael Les Benedict and John F. Winkler ; with a foreword by Thomas J. Moyer.
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Copyright Date: 2004
  • Location: Athens, Ohio
  • Country/State: Ohio
  • Number of Editions: 7 editions
  • First edition Date: 2004
  • Last edition Date: 2004
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KFO78
  • Dewey Code: 349.771
  • ISBN: 9780821441701 0821441701 9780821415467 0821415468
  • OCLC: 228136492

Main Contents

The institutions of Ohio law
Ohio and American law
Litigation and procedure in the Ohio courts
The growth of Ohio law
Law and society in Ohio.

Summary Note

In the two-volume 'The History of Ohio Law', distinguished legal historians, practicing Ohio attorneys, and judges present the history of Ohio law and the interaction between law and society in the state.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Two Centuries of Ohio Law 000
Hon. Thomas J. Moyer, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Ohio
Introduction 1
Michael Les Benedict and John F. Winkler
Part 1: The Institutions of Ohio Law
1. Law and Authority in the Northwest Territory 000
Andrew R. L. Cayton
2. Ohio's Constitutional Conventions and Constitutions 000
Barbara A. Terzian
3. The General Assembly and Ohio's Constitutional Culture 000
David M. Gold
4. Reinventing the Governor: A History of Executive Power under Ohio Law 000
John J. Kulewicz
5. The Selection of Judges in Ohio 000
Michael E. Solimine and Richard B. Saphire
6. Jupiter's Sons: Greene County's Citizen Judges and the Sweeping Resolution, 1810-1814 000
Donald F. Melhorn Jr.
7. A Place of Recourse: The Changing Role of the Federal District Court for the Southern
District of Ohio 000
Roberta Sue Alexander
Part 2: Ohio and American Law
8. Ohio and the Shaping of the U.S. Constitution 000
David E. Kyvig
9. Ohio and the Drafting and Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment 000
Richard L. Aynes
10. Ohioans at the Supreme Court: The Justices and Their Times 000
James L. Walker
Part 3: Litigation and Procedure in the Ohio Courts
11. Not from Zeus's Head Full-Blown: The Story of Civil Procedure in Ohio 000
Josiah H. Blackmore II
12. Evidence in Ohio: A Two-Hundred-Year Work in Progress 000
Terence P. Kemp
Part 4: The Growth of Ohio Law
13. The Legal Literature of Ohio 000
John F. Winkler
14. From Nuisance to Zoning: Two Hundred Years of Land Use Regulation in Ohio 000
Susan Looper-Friedman
15. History of Ohio Products Liability Law 000
Stanton G. Darling II
16. The Evolution of the Public Utility Commission of Ohio (PUCO): (Almost) One Hundred
Years of Service to the People of Ohio 000
James E. Meeks
Part 5: Law and Society in Ohio
17. Civil Liberty in Ohio 000
Michael Les Benedict
18. Race, Slavery, and Law in Antebellum Ohio 000
Paul Finkelman
19. Paper Promises: Race and Ohio Law after 1860 000
Frederick M. Gittes
20. "Of All Nineteenth-Century Novelties": The Admission of Women to the Bar in Ohio, 1873-
1900 000
Frank Newbauer
21. "Let Us Agitate": Woman Suffrage at Ohio's Constitutional Conventions, 1850-1913 000
Barbara A. Terzian
22. Organized Labor and the Law in Ohio 000
Michael Pierce
List of Contributors 000
Index 000

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