Professors of the Law: Barristers and English Legal Culture in the Eighteenth Century
The story of the English barristers and the culture of common law between 1690 and 1820 is a complex one. In Professors of the Law David Lemmings provides a wealth of detail about barristers' numbers, education, working habits, reputation, and self-image, and compares them with colonial American lawyers. The broad-ranging conclusion suggests that the bar ultimately failed...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published July 13th 2000 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published 2000)
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