Full Title: A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from The Earliest Period to The Year 1783, With Notes and Other Illustrations
Description: The Making of the Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926 collection provides descriptions of the major trials from over 300 years, with official trial documents, unofficially published accounts of the trials, briefs and arguments and more. Readers can delve into sensational trials as well as those precedent-setting trials associated with key constitutional and historical issues and discover, including the Amistad Slavery case, the Dred Scott case and Scopes "monkey" trial. Trials provides unfiltered narrative into the lives of the trial participants as well as everyday people, providing an unparalleled source for the historical study of sex, gender, class, marriage and divorce.
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Harvard Law School Library
London: Printed by T.C. Hansard, Peterborough-Court, Fleet-Street: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown; J.M. Richardson; Black, Kingsbury, Parbury, & Allen; Baldwin, Cradock, & Joy; E. Jeffery & Son; J. Hatchard & Son; R.H. Evans; J. Booker; J. Booth;
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