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The Law Professionals

Michael A. Livingston, Pier Giuseppe Monateri, and Francesco Parisi

Mauro Capelletti, John Henry Meryman, and Joseph M. Perillo (eds)

in The Italian Legal System: An Introduction, Second Edition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804774956
eISBN:
9780804796552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774956.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses legal education, the legal profession, and the magistratura, as they existed at the time of publication.


The Continued Preservation of Puritan Law

William E. Nelson

in The Common Law in Colonial America: Volume III: The Chesapeake and New England, 1660–1750

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190465056
eISBN:
9780190465087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465056.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This chapter turns to the acceptance by English authorities of legislation perpetuating the main substantive elements of Puritan law and then traces the survival of that law well into the eighteenth ... More


Maryland and the Shift to Protestantism

William E. Nelson

in The Common Law in Colonial America: Volume III: The Chesapeake and New England, 1660–1750

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190465056
eISBN:
9780190465087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465056.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

In 1689 Maryland’s Roman Catholic proprietors were unseated, the colony lost its unique Catholic status, and it became a royal colony with the Church of England as its established religion. The ... More


Center and Periphery: The Localization of Power in Colonial Virginia

William E. Nelson

in The Common Law in Colonial America: Volume III: The Chesapeake and New England, 1660–1750

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190465056
eISBN:
9780190465087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465056.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This chapter shows how the late seventeenth-century and eighteenth-century legal system of Virginia developed to preserve the power of local governments presided over by elite magistrates largely ... More


The New England Satellites: Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island, 1660–1750

William E. Nelson

in The Common Law in Colonial America: Volume III: The Chesapeake and New England, 1660–1750

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190465056
eISBN:
9780190465087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465056.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

As had been true before 1660, patterns of legal development in Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island continued to mimic those of Massachusetts, although there were differences in detail both ... More


Lawyers

Thomas Lundmark

in Charting the Divide Between Common and Civil Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199738823
eISBN:
9780190259914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199738823.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter compares the jurist's profession in Germany, England and Wales, Sweden, and the United States, focusing on the profession of the lawyer. It aims to facilitate comparison within the ... More


Judges and Judiciaries

Thomas Lundmark

in Charting the Divide Between Common and Civil Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199738823
eISBN:
9780190259914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199738823.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter provides an overview of certain aspects of the judicial profession and of the judiciary in Germany, Sweden, England and Wales, and the United States. The first part treats the history of ... More


The American Legal Profession

Lawrence M. Friedman and Grant M. Hayden

in American Law: An Introduction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190460587
eISBN:
9780190460624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460587.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the role of lawyers in American society. It starts with a historical sketch of the legal profession. It then discusses what, exactly, most lawyers do on a day-to-day basis. ... More


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