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A modern legal history of England and Wales, 1750-1950, by A.H. Manchester

Label
A modern legal history of England and Wales, 1750-1950
Title
A modern legal history of England and Wales, 1750-1950
Statement of responsibility
by A.H. Manchester
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
MLL
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Manchester, A. H
Dewey number
  • 349.42
  • 344.2
  • 340/.0942
Index
index present
LC call number
KD626
LC item number
.M36
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Law
  • Law
  • Droit
  • Common law
  • Droit
  • Droit
  • Recht
  • Großbritannien
Label
A modern legal history of England and Wales, 1750-1950, by A.H. Manchester
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title on cover and spine: Modern legal history
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction -- 1. The challenge -- 2. The legal system in 1750 -- 3. Social and economic factors 1750-1850 -- 4. Public attitudes and beliefs 1750-1850 -- 5. England and Wales 1850-1950 -- 6. Law reform -- 7. The machinery of law reform -- Chapter 2: Law -- 1. Common law and statute -- 2. The common law -- 3. Statute -- 4. Simplifying the sources of the law -- Chapter 3: Lawyers and judges -- 1. Change and the professions -- 2. The structure of the legal profession -- 3. Admission to the legal profession -- 4. Legal education -- 5. Organisation and discipline -- 6. Numbers and public attitudes -- 7. Income -- 8. The judiciary: an introduction -- 9. Justices of the peace -- 10. Other judges -- 11. The judges of the superior courts -- Chapter 4: The courts: an introduction -- 1. General introduction -- 2. The system of courts as a whole -- 3. The jury -- 4. Legal aid -- 5. Administration -- Chapter 5: Inferior civil courts -- 1. Local justice and legal values -- 2. Forms of local court -- 3. Possible reforms -- 4. A modern county court -- 5. Magistrates' courts -- 6. Quarter sessions -- 7. Borough and local courts of record -- 8. Hundred and manorial courts -- Chapter 6: Superior courts of civil jurisdiction -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The separation of the jurisdictions -- 3. The superior courts of common law -- 4. The High Court of Chancery -- 5. The ecclesiastical courts -- 6. The Court of Admiralty -- 7. Alternatives to the courts -- Chapter 7: Courts of criminal jurisdiction -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Summary proceedings -- 3. Quarter sessions -- 4. King's Bench and assizes -- 5. The Central Criminal Court -- 6. Procedure -- 7. Evidence -- 8. Conclusion -- Chapter 8: Review and appeal -- 1. Civil courts -- 2. Criminal courts -- Chapter 9: The substantive criminal law -- 1. The province and prevalence of crime -- 2. The definition of crime -- 3. Social control and preventive justice -- 4. The guilty mind: actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea -- 5. No guilty mind: the doctrine of strict liability -- 6. The unlawful act -- 7. The later growth of the criminal -- Chapter 10: The enforcement of the criminal law -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Particular problems of enforcement -- 3. The personnel of enforcement -- 4. The prosecution process -- 5. Administration -- Chapter 11: The criminal and punishment -- 1. The growth of a science of criminology -- 2. Punishment -- Chapter 12: Civil libility -- 1. The forms of action -- 2. Contract -- 3. Tort -- 4. Conclusion -- Chapter 13: Property -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Land transfer -- 3. Settlements -- 4. The enclosure of common lands -- 5. Housing -- 6. The legislation of 1925 -- 7. Conclusion -- Chapter 14. Labour and capital -- 1. General introduction -- 2. Labour -- 3. Capital -- 4. Labour and capital: conclusion -- Chapter 15: The family and the law -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Marriage -- 3. Matrimonial remedies 1750-1857 -- 4. Extra-legal remedies -- 5. Reform -- 6. Modern divorce 1857 -- 7. Judicial separation -- 8. Restitution of conjugal rights -- 9. Nullity -- 10. Maintenance -- 11. Parent and child -- Chapter 16: Conclusion -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Relevant factors -- 3. Law reform and the national need of change -- 4. Conclusion -- Index
Control code
6679495
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxv, 419 pages
Isbn
9780406622648
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
81113185
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)6679495
Label
A modern legal history of England and Wales, 1750-1950, by A.H. Manchester
Publication
Note
Title on cover and spine: Modern legal history
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction -- 1. The challenge -- 2. The legal system in 1750 -- 3. Social and economic factors 1750-1850 -- 4. Public attitudes and beliefs 1750-1850 -- 5. England and Wales 1850-1950 -- 6. Law reform -- 7. The machinery of law reform -- Chapter 2: Law -- 1. Common law and statute -- 2. The common law -- 3. Statute -- 4. Simplifying the sources of the law -- Chapter 3: Lawyers and judges -- 1. Change and the professions -- 2. The structure of the legal profession -- 3. Admission to the legal profession -- 4. Legal education -- 5. Organisation and discipline -- 6. Numbers and public attitudes -- 7. Income -- 8. The judiciary: an introduction -- 9. Justices of the peace -- 10. Other judges -- 11. The judges of the superior courts -- Chapter 4: The courts: an introduction -- 1. General introduction -- 2. The system of courts as a whole -- 3. The jury -- 4. Legal aid -- 5. Administration -- Chapter 5: Inferior civil courts -- 1. Local justice and legal values -- 2. Forms of local court -- 3. Possible reforms -- 4. A modern county court -- 5. Magistrates' courts -- 6. Quarter sessions -- 7. Borough and local courts of record -- 8. Hundred and manorial courts -- Chapter 6: Superior courts of civil jurisdiction -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The separation of the jurisdictions -- 3. The superior courts of common law -- 4. The High Court of Chancery -- 5. The ecclesiastical courts -- 6. The Court of Admiralty -- 7. Alternatives to the courts -- Chapter 7: Courts of criminal jurisdiction -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Summary proceedings -- 3. Quarter sessions -- 4. King's Bench and assizes -- 5. The Central Criminal Court -- 6. Procedure -- 7. Evidence -- 8. Conclusion -- Chapter 8: Review and appeal -- 1. Civil courts -- 2. Criminal courts -- Chapter 9: The substantive criminal law -- 1. The province and prevalence of crime -- 2. The definition of crime -- 3. Social control and preventive justice -- 4. The guilty mind: actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea -- 5. No guilty mind: the doctrine of strict liability -- 6. The unlawful act -- 7. The later growth of the criminal -- Chapter 10: The enforcement of the criminal law -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Particular problems of enforcement -- 3. The personnel of enforcement -- 4. The prosecution process -- 5. Administration -- Chapter 11: The criminal and punishment -- 1. The growth of a science of criminology -- 2. Punishment -- Chapter 12: Civil libility -- 1. The forms of action -- 2. Contract -- 3. Tort -- 4. Conclusion -- Chapter 13: Property -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Land transfer -- 3. Settlements -- 4. The enclosure of common lands -- 5. Housing -- 6. The legislation of 1925 -- 7. Conclusion -- Chapter 14. Labour and capital -- 1. General introduction -- 2. Labour -- 3. Capital -- 4. Labour and capital: conclusion -- Chapter 15: The family and the law -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Marriage -- 3. Matrimonial remedies 1750-1857 -- 4. Extra-legal remedies -- 5. Reform -- 6. Modern divorce 1857 -- 7. Judicial separation -- 8. Restitution of conjugal rights -- 9. Nullity -- 10. Maintenance -- 11. Parent and child -- Chapter 16: Conclusion -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Relevant factors -- 3. Law reform and the national need of change -- 4. Conclusion -- Index
Control code
6679495
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxv, 419 pages
Isbn
9780406622648
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
81113185
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)6679495

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