Commentaries on the Laws of England: A Facsimile of the First Edition of 1765-1769 / Edition 2

Commentaries on the Laws of England: A Facsimile of the First Edition of 1765-1769 / Edition 2

by William Blackstone, Sir William Blackstone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226055418

ISBN-13: 9780226055411

Pub. Date: 03/01/1991

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

It was the dominant lawbook in England and America in the century after its publication and played a unique role in the development of the fledgling American legal system.

Overview

It was the dominant lawbook in England and America in the century after its publication and played a unique role in the development of the fledgling American legal system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226055411
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
03/01/1991
Edition description:
1
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.03(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Section 1. On the Study of the Law
Section 2. Of the Nature of Laws in general
Section 3. Of the Laws of England
Section 4. Of the Countries Subject to the Laws of England
Book I - Of the Rights of Persons
1. Of the absolute Rights of Individuals
2. Of the Parliament
3. Of the King, and his Title
4. Of the King's royal Family
5. Of the Councils belonging to the King
6. Of the King's Duties
7. Of the King's Prerogative
8. Of the King's Revenue
9. Of Subordinate Magistrates
10. Of the People, whether Aliens, Denizens, or Natives
11. Of the Clergy
12. Of the Civil Staff
13. Of the Military and Maritime States
14. Of Master and Servant
15. Of Husband and Wife
16. Of Parent and Child
17. Of Guardian and Ward
18. Of Corporations

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