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English Common Law in the Age of Mansfield

By: James Oldham.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: c2004

Seller ID: 855324

ISBN: 0807855324

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