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The Oxford History of the Laws of England Volumes 11, 12, and 13: 1820-1914


ISBN13: 9780199258833
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199239757
Published: February 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback, 3 Volumes
Price: £615.00



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A landmark series, The Oxford History of the Laws of England is the first full-length history of the English law that takes unpublished sources into account. The thirteen volumes will provide not merely a history of law, but also a history of the impact of law on English society. Given its unprecedented scope and coverage, this series will be an indispensable resource for law and history libraries.

  • The three final volumes of the Oxford History of the Laws of England deal with the Legal System, Public Law and Private Law from the Coronation (solo) of George IV to the outbreak of war against the Kaisers
  • The industrialisation of England in the period brings a massive demand for legal change
  • The volumes will be indispensable for Law and History Libraries
  • The Series provides not only a history of law, but a history of the impact of law on English society
  • The History of English Law contributes fundamentally to the development of US and Commonwealth Law

Subjects:
Legal History
Contents:
VOLUME 11
PART ONE ENGLISH LAW IN AN INDUSTRIALISING SOCIETY- William Cornish, Michael Lobban, Keith Smith:
I: Introduction
II: Government and People
III: Sources of Law
IV: Theories of Law and Government
V: Law and Religion
VI: Political Economy and Law
VII: Empire's Law
VIII: International Law
IX: Private International Law
PART TWO PUBLIC LAW-Stuart Anderson:
I: Parliament
II: Central Executive: The Legal Structure of State Institutions
III: The Church and the State
IV: The Army
V: Local Government
VI: Judicial Review
PART THREE THE COURTS OF LAW- Patrick Polden:
I: General Introduction
II: The Judicial Roles of the House of Lords and Privy Council 1820-1914
III: The Superior Courts of Common Law
IV: The Court of Chancery 1820-1875
V: The Civilian Courts and the Probate, Divorce, and Division
VII: The Government and the Organization of the Supreme Court of Judicature
VIII: The Courts of Appeal
IX: The King's/Queen's Bench Division
X: The Chancery Division
XI: Local Courts
XII: The County Courts
XIV: Coroners and their Courts
PART FOUR THE LEGAL PROFESSIONS- Patrick Polden:
II: Barristers
III: The Institutions and Governance of the Bar
IV: Solicitors
V: The Educaton of Lawyers
VOLUME 12
PART ONE PROPERTY- Stuart Anderson:
I: Succession, Inheritance, and the Family
II: Property Rights in Land: Reforming the Heritage
III: Land Transactions: Settlement and Sales
IV: Leases, Morgages, and Servitudes
V: Changing the Nature of Real Property Law
VI: Trusts and Trustees
PART TWO CONTRACT- Michael Lobban:
I: Introduction
II: The Formation of Contracts: Offer and Acceptance
III: Consideration
IV: Misrepresentation
V: Mistake
VI: Contractual Terms and their Performance
VII: Contractual Remedies
VIII: Restitutionary Remedies
PART THREE COMMERCIAL LAW- Michael Lobban:
I: Joint Stock Companies 1820-1914
II: The Law or Insurance 1820-1914
III: Negotiable Instruments
V: Consumer Credit and Debt
PART FOUR TORT- Michael Lobban:
I: The Development of Tort Law
II: Negligence
III: Personal Injuries
IV: Workplace Injuries
V: Intentional and Economic Torts
VI: Nuisance
VII: Property Torts
VOLUME 13
PART ONE CRIMINAL LAW- Keith Smith:
I: General Introduction and Overview
II: The Establishment of English Policing in the Nineteenth Century
III: The Trial: Adversarial Characteristics and Responsibilities
IV: Sentencing and Review
V: Punishment: Death and Transfiguration
VI: The Sources and Form of the Criminal Law
VII: General Principles of Criminal Law
VIII: Strict and Vicarious Liability: Regulatory Offences
IX: Securing the State
X: Public Morality and Social Control
XI: Protecting Property from Dishonesty and Harm
XII: Offences Against the Person
PART TWO STATUTES, SOCIAL REFORM, AND CONTROL- Raymond Cocks:
I: Introduction: 'Legislation the Only Remedy'
II: The Poor Law
III: Charity and Education
IV: Health for the Public
V: Safety in Factories, Shops, and Ships
VI: Building Houses, and Planning Communities
VII: Conclusion
PART THREE LABOUR LAW- William Cornish:
I: From Labouring to Employment: 1820-1867
II: The Roots of Collective Action
III: Law and Organised Labour: 1867-1914
PART FOUR LAW OF PERSONS: FAMILY AND OTHER RELATIONSHIPS - William Cornish:
I: Family Law, Family Authority
II: Marriage
III: Wives: The Quest for Civil Independence
IV: Marital Breakdown: Separation and the Coming of Judicial Divorce
V: Children
VI: Insanity and Mental Deficiency
VII: Foreign Elements in Family Disputes
PART FIVE PERSONALITY RIGHTS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY- William Cornish:
I: Personal Reputation, Privacy and Intellectual Creativity
II: Copyright
III: Patents for Inventions
IV: Industial Property: Designs for Products
V: Trade Secrets and Other Confidences
VI: Industrial Property: Trade Marks and Unfair Competition
Index

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