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History of American Law

History of American Law - 3rd edition

History of American Law - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780684869889

ISBN10: 0684869888

History of American Law by Lawrence M. Friedman - ISBN 9780684869889
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Touchstone Books
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History of American Law by Lawrence M. Friedman - ISBN 9780684869889

ISBN13: 9780684869889

ISBN10: 0684869888

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 05

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Summary

In this brilliant and immensely readable book, the author tells the whole fascinating story of American law from its beginnings in the colonies to the present day.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

The beginnings : American law in the colonial period p. 1
From the revolution to the middle of the nineteenth century : 1776-1850 p. 63
The republic of bees p. 65
Outposts of the law : the frontier and the civil law fringe p. 105
Law and the economy : 1776-1850 p. 120
The law of personal status : wives, paupers, and slaves p. 140
An American law of property p. 167
The law of commerce and trade p. 189
Crime and punishment : and a footnote on tort p. 207
The bar and its works p. 226
American law to the close of the nineteenth century p. 251
Blood and gold : some main themes in the law in the last half of the nineteenth century p. 253
Judges and courts : 1850-1900 p. 279
Procedure and practice : an age of reform p. 293
The land and other property p. 309
Administrative law and regulation of business p. 329
Torts p. 350
The underdogs : 1850-1900 p. 367
The law of corporations p. 390
Commerce, labor, and taxation p. 404
Crime and punishment p. 434
The legal profession : the training and literature of law p. 463
The legal profession : at work p. 483
The twentieth century p. 501
Leviathan comes of age p. 503
The growth of the law p. 516
Internal legal culture in the twentieth century : lawyers, judges, and law books p. 538
Regulation, welfare, and the rise of environmental law p. 554
Crime and punishment in the twentieth century p. 567
Family law in the twentieth century p. 576
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