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Our lady the common law an Anglo-American legal community, 1870-1930 by Richard A. Cosgrove

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.,
  • United States.


  • Common law -- Great Britain.,
  • Common law -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementRichard A. Cosgrove.
LC ClassificationsKD671 .C67 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 330 p. ;
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2727865M
ISBN 10081471403X
LC Control Number86021774

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The Spirit of the Common Law This book covers the following topics: The Feudal Element, Puritanism and the Law, The Courts and the Crown, The Rights of Englishmen and the Rights of Man, The Pioneers and the Law, The Philosophy of Law in the Nineteenth Century, . so convincingly as his tribute to our Lady of. the Common Law. As words of wisdom are eternal so in like manner is the memory of. their gifted author. O. OUK LADY OF THE COMMON LAW. uR. Lady of the Common Law has indeed no lack of wooers. Three years ago the word went forth that there was to be opened a new shrine to be devoted to her cult. Lady of the Common Law has indeed no lack of wooers. Three years ago the word went forth that there was to be opened a new shrine to be devoted to her cult. She would not show her face to. LAW REVIEW. VOL. XII. MARCH, No. 3 THE GENIUS OF THE COMMON LAW. I. OUR LADY AND HER KNIGHTS. MORE than seven years have passed since I was invited to speak here in the name of our Common Law. The renewal of such an invitation is if possible more honorable than its first proffer, and it would seem a simple matter to accept it with.