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The bar and the Old Bailey, 1750-1850 / Allyson N. May.

Author/Creator:
May, Allyson N. (Allyson Nancy), 1961-
Publication:
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 361 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series:
Studies in legal history
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Other Title:
Bar and the Old Bailey
Subjects:
Great Britain. Central Criminal Court -- History.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Great Britain -- History.
Criminal procedure -- Great Britain -- History.
Trial practice -- Great Britain -- History.
Contents:
London, crime, and criminal justice
The emergence of a criminal bar in London
Constructing a career
The criminal trial before the Prisoners' Counsel Act
Public reaction and professional concerns
The bar, the bench, and the Central Criminal Court
Changing the rules : the Prisoners' Counsel Act
Justifying advocacy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-351) and index.
ISBN:
0807828068 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
52057913