Catalog

LIVES OF EMINENT SERJEANTS-AT-LAW OF THE ENGLISH BAR.

Woolrych, Humphry William


Item #: 8964

Pages: 2v.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2002.

Subjects: BIOGRAPHY/WRITINGS ON LEGAL MINDS, UNITED KINGDOM

A useful collection of legal biographies from the 16th tothe 19th centuries. "The Serjeant at law was formerly abarrister of the highest order or rank belonging to theserjeant's Inn of Court and taking social but notprofessional precedence of king's counsel. Serjeants at lawenjoyed, down to 1845, the exclusive right of audience assenior counsel in the Court of Common Pleas. The order hasbecome extinct since 1877." Marke, A Catalogue of the LawCollection at New York University 153.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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