Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: Blackstone's commentaries x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Making of Legal Authority: Non-legislative Codifications in Historical and Comparative Perspective

Nils Jansen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199588763
eISBN:
9780191723315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588763.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Accounts of the nature of legal authority typically focus on the authority of officially sanctioned rules issued by legally recognised bodies — legislatures, courts, and regulators — that fit ... More


Marriage, Slavery, and Anglo-Imperial Jurisdictional Politics

Kirsten Sword

in Wives Not Slaves: Patriarchy and Modernity in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226757483
eISBN:
9780226757513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226757513.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter traces a loosely defined “conversation” linking 1) powerful figures in English government, 2) colonial cases that demonstrate equity in legal localism as well as cognizance of larger ... More


A Matter of Credit: Husbands’ Claims

Kirsten Sword

in Wives Not Slaves: Patriarchy and Modernity in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226757483
eISBN:
9780226757513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226757513.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapters Five and Six together analyze colonial newspaper advertisements of husbands’ complaints and wives’ replies, decoding the often misleading language found in elopement notices. An apologetic ... More


View: