The Oxford History of the Laws of England, Volumes XI, XII, and XIII: 1820-1914 by William CornishThe Oxford History of the Laws of England, Volumes XI, XII, and XIII: 1820-1914 by William Cornish

The Oxford History of the Laws of England, Volumes XI, XII, and XIII: 1820-1914

byWilliam Cornish, J. Stuart Anderson, Ray Cocks

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A landmark series, The Oxford History of the Laws of England is the first full-length history of the English law that takes unpublished sources into account. The thirteen volumes provide not merely a history of law, but also a history of the impact of law on English society. Given itsunprecedented scope and coverage, this series will be an indispensable resource for law and history libraries.
William Cornish, FBA, QC (Hon) is the author of Law and Society in England, 1750-1950 (1989). He was Professor of English Law at the LSE and then Professor of Law at Cambridge. At both he taught Modern Legal History and Intellectual Property. His interest in law of the Victorian age grew from a desire to make his students more alive ...
Title:The Oxford History of the Laws of England, Volumes XI, XII, and XIII: 1820-1914Format:PaperbackDimensions:3920 pagesPublished:March 25, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Volume XIPart One: English Law in an Industrialising SocietyWilliam Cornish, Michael Lobban, Keith Smith: I. IntroductionII. Government and PeopleIII. Sources of LawIV. Theories of Law and GovernmentV. Law and ReligionVI. Political Economy and LawVII. Empire's LawVIII. International LawIX. Private International LawPart Two: Public LawStuart Anderson: I. ParliamentII. Central Executive: The Legal Structure of State InstitutionsIII. The Church and the StateIV. The ArmyV. Local GovernmentVI. Judicial ReviewPart Three: The Courts of LawPatrick Polden: I. General IntroductionII. The Judicial Roles of the House of Lords and Privy Council 1820-1914III. The Superior Courts of Common LawIV. The Court of Chancery 1820-1875V. The Civilian Courts and the Probate, Divorce, and DivisionVI. The Judicature ActsVII. The Government and the Organization of the Supreme Court of JudicatureVIII. The Courts of AppealIX. The King's/Queen's Bench DivisionX. The Chancery DivisionXI. Local CourtsXII. The County CourtsXIV. Coroners and their CourtsPart Four: The Legal ProfessionsPatrick Polden: I. The JudiciaryII. BarristersIII. The Institutions and Governance of the BarIV. SolicitorsV. The Educaton of LawyersVolume XII Private LawPart One: PropertyStuart Anderson: I. Succession, Inheritance, and the FamilyII. Property Rights in Land: Reforming the HeritageIII. Land Transactions: Settlement and SalesIV. Leases, Morgages, and ServitudesV. Changing the Nature of Real Property LawVI. Trusts and TrusteesPart Two: ContractMichael Lobban: I. IntroductionII. The Formation of Contracts: Offer and AcceptanceIII. ConsiderationIV. MisrepresentationV. MistakeVI. Contractual Terms and their PerformanceVII. Contractual RemediesVIII. Restitutionary RemediesPart Three: Commercial LawMichael Lobban: I. Joint Stock CompaniesII. The Law or InsuranceIII. Negotiable InstrumentsIV. Bankruptcy and InsolvencyV. Consumar Credit and DebtPart Four: TortMichael Lobban: I. The Development of Tort LawII. NegligenceIII. Personal InjuriesIV. Workplace InjuriesV. Intentional and Economic TortsVI. NuisanceVII. Property TortsVolume XIIIPart One: Criminal LawKeith Smith: I. General Introduction and OverviewII. The Establishment of English Policing in the Nineteenth CenturyIII. The Trial: Adversarial Characteristics and ResponsibilitiesIV. Sentencing and ReviewV. Punishment: Death and TransfigurationVI. The Sources and Form of the Criminal LawVII. General Principles of Criminal LawVIII. Strict and Vicarious Liability: Regulatory OffencesIX. Securing the StateX. Public Morality and Social ControlXI. Protecting Property from Dishonesty and HarmXII. Offences Against the PersonPart Two: Statutes, Social Reform, and ControlRaymond Cocks: I. Introduction: 'Legislation the Only Remedy'II. The Poor LawIII. Charity and EducationIV. Health for the PublicV. Safety in Factories, Shops, and ShipsVI. Building Houses, and Planning CommunitiesVII. ConclusionPart Three: Labour LawWilliam Cornish: I. From Labouring to Employment: 1820-1867II. The Roots of Collective ActionIII. Law and Organised Labour: 1867-1914Part Four: Law of Persons: Family and Other RelationshipsWilliam Cornish: I. Family Law, Family AuthorityII. MarriageIII. Wives: The Quest for Civil IndependenceIV. Marital Breakdown: Separation and the Coming of Judicial DivorceV. ChildrenVI. Insanity and Mental DeficiencyVII. Foreign Elements in Family DisputesPart Five: Personality Rights and Itellectual PropertyWilliam Cornish: I. Personal Reputation, Privacy and Intellectual CreativityII. CopyrightIII. Patents for InventionsIV. Industial Property: Designs for ProductsV. Trade Secrets and Other ConfidencesVI. Industrial Property: Trade Marks and Unfair CompetitionIndex