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ENGLISH LAWYER: DESCRIBING A METHOD FOR THE MANAGING OF THE LAWES OF THIS LAND. AND EXPRESSING THE BEST QUALITIES REQUISITE IN THE STUDENT...

Doddridge, John


Item #: 4072
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2005.

Subjects: LEGAL PROFESSION, UNITED KINGDOM

Reprint of the first edition. "Of books written about law toinstruct students," says Holdsworth, "the most notable,written by a common lawyer, is Doderidge's 'EnglishLawyer'." Doderidge urges the student to acquire a solidliberal-arts education that emphasizes subjects withpractical application, such as logic and etymology.Regarding the specifics of legal education, he discusses thebest methods of study and information on the sources andprinciples of English law. Along with Coke and Bacon,Doderidge was one of the most distinguished legal figures ofhis age. A member of the King's Bench, a Serjeant for PrinceHenry, solicitor-general and a member of Parliament, he wasthe author of five important works that were all publishedposthumously. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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