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By: James Oldham.
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: c2004
Seller ID: 855324
Condition: 448 pages, 6 x 9 1/4, 20 illus., append., notes, bibl., index , paperback, University of North Carolina Press
In the eighteenth century, the English common law courts laid the foundation that continues to support present-day Anglo-American law. Lord Mansfield, Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench, 1756-1788, was the dominant judicial force behind these developments. In this abridgment of his two-volume book, The Mansfield Manuscripts and the Growth of English Law in the Eighteenth Century, James Oldham presents the fundamentals of the English common law during this period,... View more info