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Introduction of ‘Officialism’, 1831–1856

V. Markham Lester

in Victorian Insolvency: Bankruptcy, Imprisonment for Debt, and Company Winding-up in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205180
eISBN:
9780191676536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205180.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines bankruptcy law reform in England during the period from 1831 to 1856. The findings suggest that the Lord Brougham's Act of 1832 expanded the role of the government in the ... More


The Limits of Adversarialism

David J. A. Cairns

in Advocacy and the Making of the Adversarial Criminal Trial 1800–1865

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262848
eISBN:
9780191682414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262848.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The enactment and implementation of the Prisoners' Counsel Act was followed almost immediately by controversy. The public and the press did not share the unqualified enthusiasm of the Act's promoters ... More


Justice for the Young *

Tom Bingham

in The Business of Judging: Selected Essays and Speeches

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299127
eISBN:
9780191685620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299127.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is addressed to the special problem of the young offender. The risk of course is that children and adolescents committing not very ... More


Conclusion

William Whyte

in Redbrick: A social and architectural history of Britain's civic universities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198716129
eISBN:
9780191784330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716129.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Social History

This short conclusion sums up section one, arguing that the period between 1783-1843 can be characterized by multiple, generally unsuccessful attempts to establish new university institutions. The ... More


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