By Angela Fernandez,Markus Dubber

'Law Books in motion: Essays at the Anglo-American felony Treatise' explores the heritage of the criminal treatise within the universal legislations global. instead of taking a look at treatises as shortcuts from 'law in books' to 'law in action', the essays during this assortment ask what treatises can let us know approximately what attorneys at a given time, what encouraged them to jot down what they did, and what they was hoping to accomplish. This publication, then, is the 1st learn of the felony treatise as a 'law e-book in action', an lively textual content produced by way of people with principles approximately what they sought after the legislation to be, now not an insignificant stepping-stone to codes and different kinds of criminal writing, yet a multifaceted style of criminal literature in its personal correct, sensible and fanciful, dogmatic and decorative in flip. This e-book should be of curiosity to criminal students, attorneys and judges, in addition to to an individual else with a scholarly curiosity in legislation more often than not, and felony background in particular.

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