The Law of the Land
The Evolution of Our Legal SystemeBook - 2015
"Finalist for the National Book Award: A fascinating history of Anglo-American law from one of its most important practitioners What do the thoughts of a ravenous tiger have to do with the evolution of America's legal system? How do the works of Jane Austen and Ludwig van Beethoven relate to corporal punishment? In The Law of the Land, Charles Rembar examines these and many other topics, illustrating the surprisingly entertaining history of US law. Best known for his passionate efforts to protect literature, including Lady Chatterley's Lover, from censorship laws, Rembar offers an exciting look at the democratic judicial system that will appeal to lawyers and laymen alike. From the dark days of medieval England, when legal disputes were settled by duel, through recent paradigm shifts in the interpretation and application of the legal code, The Law of the Land is a compelling and informative history of the rules and regulations we so often take for granted. ".
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Open Road Media, 2015
Copyright Date: ©2015
Branch Call Number: 349.73 Re
Description: 1 online resource (439 pages)