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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 ...
Justice lies in the district: A history of the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1902-1960
Created in 1902, the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas quickly grew into one of the nation's largest and busiest federal trial courts. Serving the rapidly maturing region of southeast Texas, the Court ...