Lone Star Law: A Legal History of Texas

Lone Star Law: A Legal History of Texas

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780896729797
Publisher: Texas Tech Univ.
Publication date: 10/28/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 366
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Michael Ariens is professor of law at St. Mary’s University of San Antonio, where he teaches courses in legal history, constitutional law, and the legal profession. Lone Star Law is an effort to provide a different lens for viewing the unique history of Texas.

Table of Contents


CONTENTS Creating Texas Law, 1718-1864
Law and Crises, 1865-1920
Land, Oil, Water, and Sea: The Law of Texas The Railroad and Other Corporations Family Law and Cultural Change The Legal Profession, Legal Education, and the Courts Criminal Law and Civil Rights Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, and Civil Law

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Lone Star Law: A Legal History of Texas 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You do not need to have a legal background to understand or enjoy this book. Michael Ariens adequately explains the nuances of Texas law and our culture in this state influenced and was influenced by the law.