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Economic expansion and the erosion of patriarchy

Lindsay R. Moore

in Women Before the Court: Law and Patriarchy in the Anglo-American World, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526136336
eISBN:
9781526144607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526136343.00014
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the expansion of the economy and how the development of equity law posed an increasing challenge to coverture and patriarchy in the eighteenth century. The legal regimes of ... More


Fusion of Law and Confusion of Equity

Henry E Smith

in Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Equity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198817659
eISBN:
9780191859151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817659.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues for viewing equity as a second-order system—law about law, or meta law—whose loss through fusion has created a variety of jurisprudential quandaries. On this view, equity serves ... More


The varieties of Anglo-American law: property, patriarchy and women’s legal status in England and America

Lindsay R. Moore

in Women Before the Court: Law and Patriarchy in the Anglo-American World, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526136336
eISBN:
9781526144607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526136343.00007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter defines women’s legal status in a variety of legal jurisdictions across the Anglo-American world, and examines how colonists adopted and modified English law in the earliest decades of ... More


Women as plaintiffs and defendants: the common law, equity and ecclesiastical jurisdictions

Lindsay R. Moore

in Women Before the Court: Law and Patriarchy in the Anglo-American World, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526136336
eISBN:
9781526144607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526136343.00008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter offers a quantitative analysis of female litigants in courts across three jurisdictions during the seventeenth century. Though the percentage of female litigants in common law courts ... More


Introduction

Catharine Titi

in The Function of Equity in International Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198868002
eISBN:
9780191904608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868002.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The book’s first chapter introduces the concept of equity in international law, with an emphasis on the various attempts that have been made to define it and its significance for contemporary ... More


Conclusion

Catharine Titi

in The Function of Equity in International Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198868002
eISBN:
9780191904608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868002.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The book’s concluding chapter summarises its main findings and arguments. The book has tried to make sense of the legal concept of equity as it operates in the international law of the 21st century, ... More


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