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Professors of the Law: Barristers and English Legal Culture in the Eighteenth Century

Author(s) By David Lemmings (Head of Department of History, University of Newcastle).
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780198207214
Practice Area Common law
Format Hardback
Pages 414
Published in United Kingdom
Published 11 May 2000
Availability POD

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£129.65

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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 English society and con

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