Adventures of the Law

Proceedings of the Sixteenth British Legal History Conference, Dublin

Edited by: Paul Brand, Kevin Costello, W. N. Osborough

Roger D. Groot (School of Law, Washington and Lee University): Isolt's trial and ordeal: a legal-historical analysis - Dafydd Jenkins (Department of Law, University of Walses, Aberystwyth): Borrowings in the Welsh lawbooks - Paul Brand (All Souls College, Oxford): The use and adaptation of the action of replevin in Ireland during the reign of Edward I - Frederik Pedersen (School of History and History of Art, University of Aberdeen): The Danes and the marriage break-up of Philip II of France - W.D.H. Sellar (School of Law, University of Edinburgh): Birlaw courts and birleymen - C.H. van Rhee (Dept of Merajuridica, Law School, Maastricht University): The role of exceptions in Continental civil procedure - Kevin Costello (Faculty of Law, University College, Dublin): Sir William Petty and the Court of Admiralty in Restoration Ireland - Daniel M. Klerman (Law School, University of Southern California) and Paul G. Mahoney (School of Law, University of Virginia): The value of judicial independence: evidence from eighteenth-century England - Julie Evans (Dept of Criminology, University of Melbourne): The rule of law in the settlercolonial encounter: the case of Western Australia - David V. Williams (Faculty of Law, University of Aukland): Indigenous customary rights and the common law in Aotearoa New Zealand - N.M. Dawson (School of Law, Queen's University, Belfast): Colourful adventures of the law: legal regulation of colour as sign from heraldry to trade mark law - Richard W. Ireland (Dept of Law, University of Wales, Aberystwyth): Charles Hunt's haircut: getting gown to the roots of a legal adventure - Thomas Krause (Law Library, Christian-Albrechts-Universitat, Kiel): The influence of Sir Walter Crofton's 'Irish system: on prison reform in Germany - Russell K. Osgood (Grinnell College, Iowa): Law in early Iowa: one adventure - Joshua Getzler and Mike Macnair (St Hugh's College, Oxford):The firm as an entitiy before the Companies Acts - Colum Kenny (School of Communications) Adventures in training: the Irish genesis of the 'remarkable and far-sighted' Select Committee on Legal Education, 1846 - Richard Whiting (School of History, University of Leeds): Politics, law and work in modern Britain: the 1965 Redundancy Payments Act - Peter Spiller (School of Law, University of Waikato): An adventure of the law: the Spanish Champagne case


331 pages

Publication Date: 8/9/2005
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781851829361