Summary: This highly acclaimed text provides a comprehensive selection of the most important documents in the field, which integrates the history of public and private law from America's colonial origins to the present. Devoting special attention to the interaction of social and legal change, it shows how legal ideas developed in tandem with specific historical events and reveals a rich legal culture unique to America. The book also deals with state and federal courts and looks at the relatio ...show morenship between the development of American society, politics, and economy, and how it relates to the evolution of American law. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 4TH 11
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