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Legal history with a Dutch view

At the start of my blog, today five years ago, I had no clear idea what form it would take. After a start with twelve posts in one month, most of them short notices, the frequency of posting did not reach that level again. 1,475 more words

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'Oh Man of Learning!’ (with apologies to Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial by Jury) Victorian Public Education in Matters Legal

Victorian Public Education in Matters Legal

Kim Stevenson

Professor of Socio-Legal History, Plymouth Law School (Faculty of Business)

Needing to Know the Law

With the unremitting expansion of legislation enacted during the nineteenth century together with the prolific development of the common law, the Victorians faced an explosion of legal initiatives that were continually altered and extended: ‘so many new jurisdictions and tribunals have been created during the reign of the present Sovereign’. 3,480 more words

Legal history at the World LII

Nearly five years ago I announced here the aim of spanning in my blog centuries, cultures and continents. I quickly discovered some of the implications of this statement. 1,607 more words

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ILPC Conference Second Panel

Dr. Nicole Blalack, Melody McCoy, April Day, and Kristi Bowman

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Dismantling The Wall

Last week I had the opportunity to present the first in a series of talks on the First Amendment hosted by the Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers. 816 more words

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Dennis L. Blewitt, Esq.


    I have been away for almost a month, and have driven one thousand miles in a foreign country. 1,127 more words