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COURTS AND LAWYERS OF NEW YORK: A HISTORY, 1609-1925.

Chester, Alden


Item #: 2981

Pages: 3v.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2005.

Subjects: LEGAL PROFESSION, STATE LAW

This massive history contains a great deal of informationthat is not available elsewhere. Contents: Part I-DutchPeriod: The Bases of American Law, The Dutch Legal System,The Patrons and Their Courts, Burgher Government, DutchMagistrates. Part II-English Period: The Conflicting LandTitles, The Duke of York's Laws, The Leisler Case. PartIII-American Period: Constitutional History, The Courts ofLast Resort, The Supreme Court, The Court of Chancery. PartIV: Judicial Distracts and Associations of the Bar, LawLibraries and Law Schools.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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