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HISTORY AND ANALYSIS OF THE COMMON LAW OF ENGLAND

Hale, Matthew


Item #: 5835

Pages: x,264,28,176p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2000.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, UNITED KINGDOM

(x), 264, (28), 176 pp.The highly respected first history of the common law everwritten is reprinted here in this first edition. A series ofchronological essays that were not intended for publicationcomprise a sketch of the history of legal doctrine. "...itdoes give us a clear statement of the history of some of theimportant external features of the common law...Sketch as itis his history is living history because its author had aclear view of its whole course." Holdsworth, Sources andLiterature of English law 151-152. Hale was a Judge of theCommon Pleas, well-known for his History of the Pleas ofthe Crown. Plucknett, A Concise History of the Common Law,252-253.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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