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The Courts in American life : major historical interpretations

Author: Kermit L Hall
Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., 1987.
Series: United States constitutional and legal history, v. 4.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kermit L Hall
ISBN: 082400132X 9780824001322
OCLC Number: 15019185
Description: xii, 705 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Forty years of the juvenile court / Benedict S. Alper --
California courts in historical perspective / William Wirt Blume --
Territorial courts and law-unifying factors in the development of American legal institutions / William Wirt Blume and Elizabeth Gaspar Brown --The work of the federal court of Maryland / W. Calvin Chesnut --
The colonial county court, social forum and legislative precedent: Accomack County, Virginia, 1633-1639 / George B. Curtis --
Courts and law in colonial Louisiana / Henry Plauché Dart --
Charleston's Court of Wardens, 1783-1800: a post-Revolutionary experiment in municipal justice / James W. Ely, Jr. --
The Louisiana Supreme Court, 1812-1846: strangers in a strange land / Robert B. Fisher, Jr. --
Historical bases of the Federal judicial system / John P. Frank --
State supreme courts: a century of style and citation / Lawrence M. Friedman, et al. --
A tale of two courts: litigation in Alameda and San Benito counties / Lawrence M. Friedman and Robert V. Percival --
The historic basis of diversity jurisdiction / Henry J. Friendly --
The public law of a county court: judicial government in eighteenth century Massachusetts / Hendrik A. Hartog --
The Prerogative Court of New York, 1686-1776 / Herbert Alan Johnson --
The Business of state supreme courts, 1870-1970 / Robert A. Kagan, et al. --
The evolution of state supreme courts / Robert A. Kagan, et al. --
A history of federal courts / Erwin C. Surrency.
Series Title: United States constitutional and legal history, v. 4.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Kermit L. Hall.

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