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Author Lemmings, David.

Title Professors of the law : barristers and English legal culture in the eighteenth century / David Lemmings.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xiv, 399 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Lemmings provides a wealth of detail about barrister's numbers, education, working habits, reputation and self-image, and compares them with colonial American lawyers. He suggests that the bar failed English society and therefore the common law.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Subject Lawyers -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Common law -- England -- History -- 18th century.
ISBN 9780191677557 (ebook) No price