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Book Review: The Cambridge History Of Law In America Vol. 1: Early American (1580-1815), William Hamilton Bryson Jan 2009

Book Review: The Cambridge History Of Law In America Vol. 1: Early American (1580-1815), William Hamilton Bryson

Law Faculty Publications

The book under review is a survey of the influence of law on mainland British North America up to about 1815.


Miscellaneous Chancery Reports: (1714-1730), William Hamilton Bryson Jan 2009

Miscellaneous Chancery Reports: (1714-1730), William Hamilton Bryson

Law Faculty Publications

This is a collection of miscellaneous manuscript reports from the Court of Chancery dating from 1714 to 1730, the time of Chancellors Lord Cowper, Lord Macclesfield, and Lord King and the Master of the Rolls, Sir Joseph Jekyll.


Robert Paynell's Exchequer Reports (1627-1631), William Hamilton Bryson Jan 2009

Robert Paynell's Exchequer Reports (1627-1631), William Hamilton Bryson

Law Faculty Publications

Several of these exchequer cases reported by Robert Paynell, the equity ones, were published in 2001 in volume 118 of the Selden Society publications, Cases Concerning Equity and the Courts of Equity 1550-1660. These are reprinted here with permission. Thus, all of Paynell's exchequer cases are printed together here in the order that he put them in his own compilation. Paynell's exchequer reports published here, the other exchequer cases in volume 118 of the Selden Society publications, and those in Reports of Cases in the Court of Exchequer in the Time of King Charles I (2006) make available ...


Draining The Morass: Ending The Jurisprudentially Unsound Unpublication System, David R. Cleveland Jan 2009

Draining The Morass: Ending The Jurisprudentially Unsound Unpublication System, David R. Cleveland

Law Faculty Publications

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Book Review: Henry J. Richardson Iii, The Origins Of African-American Interests In International Law, D. A. Jeremy Telman Jan 2009

Book Review: Henry J. Richardson Iii, The Origins Of African-American Interests In International Law, D. A. Jeremy Telman

Law Faculty Publications

This short review evaluates Professor Richardson's book both as a contribution to the history of the Atlantic slave trade and as contribution to critical race theory.

Professor Richardson has read innumerable historical monographs, works of legal and sociological theory, international law and critical race theory. Armed with this store of knowledge, he is able to recount a detailed narrative of African-American claims to, interests in and appeals to international law over approximately two centuries spanning, with occasional peeks both forward and backward in time, from the landing of the first African slaves at Jamestown in 1619 to the 1815 ...