A Popular And Practical Introduction To Law Studies

Paperback | October 12, 2012

bySamuel Warren

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ... Follett,) Mr. Serjeant Wilde, and Sir John Campbell. A notion of this kind it was that--literally and truly--brought the author of this work to London, under the written advice of some friends, with the intention of commencing the study of special pleading in the chambers of the celebrated Mr. Brougham! Dvlcius enim est, thought he, petere fontes, quam sectari rivulos. On informing a respectable solicitor, to whom the author was the same day introduced, of the grievous disappointment he had that morning experienced in finding that Mr. Brougham did not take pupils, he laughed heartily. He was requested to say, if there really existed such a thing as special pleading--where was it to be learned--who taught it? He mentioned Now lying before the author. Mr. A, Mr. B, Mr. C, and several others, as all " excellent men,"--persons, however, whose names the author had never heard of--a fact he took care to communicate to his adviser. " And yet," he replied, " all these are men of great, several of them of profound, professional learning--in large practice, and whose chambers are crowded with pupils. These are the men whom we solicitors consult in all our difficulties; who direct the whole management of the most important causes, till they are brought before a jury; and who are suddenly seen occupying distinguished stations in open court--filling eminent offices--and shortly afterwards seated upon the Bench. The law of a case has all been exhausted, or, at least, keenly scrutinised and contested, in these men's chambers, long before the causes come into court, for trial--whether matters of fact, for the decision of the jury, or of law for the judges:"--and, in short, sufficient was said to send the author, the next morning, by ten o'clock, to the...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ... Follett,) Mr. Serjeant Wilde, and Sir John Campbell. A notion of this kind it was that--literally and truly--b...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217664865

ISBN - 13:9780217664868

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