LAW OF LIBEL: IN WHICH IS CONTAINED A GENERAL HISTORY OF THIS LAW IN THE ANCIENT CODES, AND OF ITS INTRODUCTION, AND SUCCESSIVE ALTERATIONS...
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Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2005.
Reprint of the first American edition. First published in1812, this was the standard English treatise on slander andlibel in the opening decades of the nineteenth century.Though it was eventully superseded, it remained anauthoritative history of the subject. With its intelligentdiscussion of sources and cases it is just as valuabletoday. Holt was a member of the Inner Temple. Also theauthor of treatises on nisi prius, bankruptcy, admiralty lawand Parliament, his work was held in high esteem by Kent.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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