Reflections on Law and History

Edited by: Norma Dawson

This is the third collection of papers read at meetings of the Irish Legal History Society during 2000-4, along with some other papers on Irish legal history. Contents: D.S. Greer (QUB), Truck in Donegal in the 1890s; James McGuire (UCD), Sir Richard Nagle; James Kelly (DCU, St Patrick's), The making of law in 18th-century Ireland; Frank Callanan (Barrister) , T.M. Healy; Hector MacQueen, Legal nationalism; W.N. Osborough (UCD), The quest for the last testament of Christopher Wandesford, lord deputy of Ireland; Felix Larkin, Judge Bodkin and the 1916 Rising: a letter to his son; Gerard O'Brien (UU, Coleraine) , Capital punishment in Ireland, 1924-64; D.S. Greer, The Irish court for crown cases reserved; Mark Finnane, Irish criminal justice statistics in the later 19th century; Desmond McCabe, Petty sessions in 19th-century Ireland; Brian Griffin (Bath College), Prevention and detection of crime, 1836- 1900; Concluding essay by Ronan Keane.

329 pages

Publication Date: 12/31/2006
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781851829378