Lawyers, the law and history

Felix M. Larkin & N.M. Dawson, editors

Hardback €49.50
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ISBN: 978-1-84682-244-5
August 2013. 336pp; ills.

Lawyers in History

Law as a ‘field of interest’ in the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of Irish Biography
James McGuire

Founding a legal system: the early judiciary of Northern Ireland
Lord Carswell

The three judges of the supreme court of the Irish Free State, 1926–36: their backgrounds, personalities and mindsets
Hugh Geoghegan

Law, crime and punishment in Bloomsday Dublin
Adrian Hardiman

Daniel O’Connell and the law
Patrick M. Geoghegan

Sir Edward Carson KC and the Archer-Shee case
Lord Hutton

Lieutenant W.E. Wylie KC: the soldiering lawyer of 1916
Robert D. Marshall

The Law and History

Slavery without a Code Noir: Scotland 1700–78
John W. Cairns

Sheriffs in Victorian London
Adam Pole

King’s Inns and the foundation of the Inn of Court of Northern Ireland: the northern perspective
A.R. Hart

Some thoughts on the origins of the 1937 constitution
Gerard Hogan

Reflections on judicial dress, with particular reference to the county and circuit courts
John A.H. Martin

On lawyers, their obligations and the Cicero collection at King’s Inns Library
Colum Kenny

Reconstructing the past: the case of the medieval Irish chancery rolls
Peter Crooks