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Early American law and society

Stephen Botein

Early American law and society

Essay and documents

by Stephen Botein

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Published by Distributed by Random House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Law,
  • Sociological jurisprudence,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10159152M
    ISBN 100394330005
    ISBN 109780394330006
    OCLC/WorldCa8869746


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History: Government and PoliticsAuthor: Calvin Cleary. This collection of seventeen original essays reshapes Early American law and society book field of early American legal history not by focusing simply on law, or even on the relationship between law and society, but by using the. This collection of seventeen original essays reshapes the field of early American legal history not by focusing simply on law, or even on the relationship between law and society.

Its focus is on law in practice, on the role of the law in American society; and how the social context affects the living law of the United States. It covers the institutions of law creation and application, law in American government, American legal culture and the legal profession, American criminal and civil justice, and civil rights.

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