An Introduction to English Legal History by J.H. BakerAn Introduction to English Legal History by J.H. Baker

An Introduction to English Legal History

byJ.H. Baker

Paperback | November 2, 2004

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This book traces the development of the principal features of English legal institutions and doctrines from Anglo-Saxon times to the present. It has become a standard work on the subject. It has now been updated and improved in consequence of the rapid pace of research in legal history overrecent years, which has made this new edition a necessity.
J.H. Baker, Downing Professor of the Laws of England and Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge; Honorary Bencher of the Inner Temple
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Title:An Introduction to English Legal HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:650 pages, 9.76 × 6.14 × 1.22 inPublished:November 2, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0406930538

ISBN - 13:9780406930538

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Table of Contents

PART ONE1. Law and Custom in Early Britain2. Origins of the Common Law3. The Superior Courts of Common Law4. The Forms of Action5. The Jury and Pleading6. The Court of Chancery and Equity7. The Concilliar Courts8. The Concilliar Courts9. Judicial Review of Decisions10. The Legal Profession11. Legal Literature12. Law MakingPART TWO13. Real Property: Feudal Tenure14. Real Property: Feudalism and Uses15. Real Property: Inheritance and Estates16. Real Property: Family Settlements17. Other Interests in Land18. Contract: Covenant and Debt19. Contract: Assumpsit and Deceit20. Contract: Some Later Developments21. Quasi-Contract22. Property in Chattels Personal23. Negligence24. Nuisance25. Defamation26. Economic Torts27. Persons: Status and Liberty28. Persons: Marriage and its Consequences29. Pleas of the Crown: Criminal Procedure30. Pleas of the Crown: The Substantive Criminal Law