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The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009

Louis Blom-Cooper QC, Brice Dickson, and Gavin Drewry (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The House of Lords has served as the highest court in the UK for over 130 years. In 2009, a new UK Supreme Court will take over its judicial functions, closing the doors on one of the most ... More


Lawsuits in a Market Economy: The Evolution of Civil Litigation

Stephen C. Yeazell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226546254
eISBN:
9780226546421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226546421.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Some describe civil litigation as little more than a drag on the economy; others hail it as the solution to most of the country’s problems Stephen C. Yeazell argues that both positions are wrong. ... More


Law, Lawyers, and Humanism: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 1

John W Cairns

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682096
eISBN:
9781474415989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682096.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The first of two volumes, this collection of essays on Scots law represents a selection of the most cited articles published by Professor John W. Cairns over a distinguished career in legal history. ... More


Bills of Rights and Decolonization: The Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories

Charles Parkinson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231935
eISBN:
9780191716157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231935.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book analyzes the British Government's radical change in policy during the late 1950s on the use of bills of rights in colonial territories nearing independence. More broadly it explores the ... More


The Bar

Sir John Baker

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume VI 1483–1558

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258179
eISBN:
9780191681806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258179.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the organization and structure of the English bar during the Tudor period. The clearly identifiable and best-documented branch of the English legal profession was the order or ... More


Attorneys and Clerks

Sir John Baker

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume VI 1483–1558

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258179
eISBN:
9780191681806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258179.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the role of attorneys and law clerks in the judicial system in England during the Tudor period. The attorneys and law clerks constituted an inferior group of general ... More


The Education of Lawyers

Sir John Baker

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume VI 1483–1558

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258179
eISBN:
9780191681806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258179.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the education of lawyers in England during the Tudor period. It suggests that though there were several venues for learning, the most common form of learning of the law ... More


Catalonia's Advocates: Lawyers, Society, and Politics in Barcelona, 1759-1900

Stephen Jacobson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832974
eISBN:
9781469605494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899175_jacobson
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Offering a window into the history of the modern legal profession in Western Europe, this book presents a history of lawyers in the most industrialized city on the Mediterranean. Far from being mere ... More


Introduction Lawyers and the City

Stephen Jacobson

in Catalonia's Advocates: Lawyers, Society, and Politics in Barcelona, 1759-1900

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832974
eISBN:
9781469605494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899175_jacobson.6
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of how lawyers throughout much of Europe greatly expanded their sphere of influence during the long nineteenth century. It then sets out the ... More


The Modern Profession Old Regime and Enlightenment

Stephen Jacobson

in Catalonia's Advocates: Lawyers, Society, and Politics in Barcelona, 1759-1900

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832974
eISBN:
9781469605494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899175_jacobson.7
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the rise of the modern profession during the Enlightenment. It first reviews the doldrums in which the bar found itself at midcentury, when it was at its historical nadir. In ... More


The Liberal Profession War, Revolution, and Repression

Stephen Jacobson

in Catalonia's Advocates: Lawyers, Society, and Politics in Barcelona, 1759-1900

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832974
eISBN:
9781469605494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899175_jacobson.8
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the rise of a liberal profession during the revolutionary era. It discusses how lawyers: participated in revolution; navigated a middle road between democracy and absolutism; ... More


The Conservative Profession: Institutions, Leaders, and the Law

Stephen Jacobson

in Catalonia's Advocates: Lawyers, Society, and Politics in Barcelona, 1759-1900

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832974
eISBN:
9781469605494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899175_jacobson.9
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the rise of the conservative profession. It demonstrates how a conservative leadership: built corporate associations; resurrected the humanist heritage of the bar; defended the ... More


The Corporate Profession Backgrounds, Training, and Practice

Stephen Jacobson

in Catalonia's Advocates: Lawyers, Society, and Politics in Barcelona, 1759-1900

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832974
eISBN:
9781469605494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899175_jacobson.10
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the rise of the corporate profession. During the second half of the century, young lawyers embraced bourgeois culture but became increasingly corporatist, bonded through ... More


The Nationalist Profession Law and Catalanism

Stephen Jacobson

in Catalonia's Advocates: Lawyers, Society, and Politics in Barcelona, 1759-1900

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832974
eISBN:
9781469605494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899175_jacobson.11
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the rise of the nationalist profession. It discusses how lawyers sparked nascent nationalism by defending the Catalan civil law when confronted with the coming of the Spanish ... More


Conclusion and Epilogue The Silver Age of the Profession

Stephen Jacobson

in Catalonia's Advocates: Lawyers, Society, and Politics in Barcelona, 1759-1900

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832974
eISBN:
9781469605494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899175_jacobson.12
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses questions of exceptionalism and normativity, and reviews the major theoretical questions posed. Barcelona lawyers, like those of any city, were not without their ... More


The American Legal Profession in Crisis: Resistance and Responses to Change

James E. Moliterno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917631
eISBN:
9780199332847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917631.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

Central to the identity of the American legal profession are its systems of self-regulation. Throughout history, the legal profession has tried to hold tight to its traditional values and structure ... More


Lawyers and the Civil Law Tradition

in Latin American Lawyers: A Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751261
eISBN:
9780804767699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751261.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter first addresses the question of who the Roman jurists and lawyers of the classical period were, and how they were trained, before turning to the role of professors and their relations ... More


From Development to Globalization

in Latin American Lawyers: A Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751261
eISBN:
9780804767699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751261.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter covers the second half of the twentieth century. It begins by examining the changes in the education of lawyers. It then looks at the legal profession, especially the heightened role of ... More


Rebels at the Bar: The Fascinating, Forgotten Stories of America's First Women Lawyers

Jill Norgren

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758625
eISBN:
9780814758632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758625.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book recounts the life stories of a small group of nineteenth-century women who were among the first female attorneys in the United States. Beginning in the late 1860s, these determined rebels ... More


What Crisis? Who Speaks for a Profession?

James E. Moliterno

in The American Legal Profession in Crisis: Resistance and Responses to Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917631
eISBN:
9780199332847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917631.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

This chapter begins by briefly setting out the book's purpose, which is to examine periods in the history of the American legal profession when the profession itself saw itself in crisis, felt and ... More


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