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Civil rights litigation: An uncertain tradition. (Volumes I and II)
Volume I of this study examines civil rights doctrine as it developed in the United States Supreme Court. I conclude that most historians and law scholars have been incorrect in their assessment of the civil rights record ...
Promises broken: Breach of promise of marriage in England and Wales, 1753-1970
Breach of promise of marriage suits originated in the ecclesiastical courts; the Hardwicke Marriage Act, however, invalidated betrothals and forced jilted lovers to use the common law courts for redress. This study is based ...
Mission to the Crimea: The American military commission to Europe and the Crimean War, 1855-1856
Secretary of War Jefferson Davis was a vigorous champion of reform, aiming to enlarge the army, to increase its capabilities, and to foster military professionalism. The Crimean War offered an opportunity to send a delegation ...