Author Langbein, John H
Title History of the common law : the development of Anglo-American legal institutions / John H. Langbein, Renée Lettow Lerner, Bruce P. Smith
Imprint Austin : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business ; New York, NY : Aspen Publishers, c2009
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  K588 L271 2009    AVAILABLE    30530001073089
Descript xxvii, 1141 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 1113-1117) and index
Criminal procedure and the origins of the jury system -- Civil justice -- Shaping the legal professions : bar, bench, and books -- The transformation of the juries and the reconstruction of criminal and civil justice -- The rise of equity -- The maturation and reform of chancery, and the fusion of law and equity -- Controlling, reviewing, and suppressing juries in England -- Judge/jury relations in America -- Rebuilding criminal procedure : the Marian pretrial and the Altercation trial -- The growth of defensive safeguard -- American criminal justice -- Legal literature -- The reception and recasting of English law -- Legal education -- The legal profession
Subject Common law -- History
Law -- England -- History
Law -- United States -- History
Common law
Alt Author Lerner, Renée Lettow
Smith, Bruce P. (Bruce Philip), 1964-