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  • Samuel Rutherford – monarchia prawa czy monarchia świętych? 

    Tulejski, Tomasz ORCID (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-04-02)
    Samuel Rutherford – Scottish Presbyterian priest and political thinker who lived in the times of English civil war – is commonly considered as one of the theorists of the monarchy of law concept, the mixed constitution and ...
  • Efficacy, impact and English legal history 

    Watkin, Thomas Glyn (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-04-02)
    Theorists of law and of social policy distinguish between the efficacy and the impact of laws and legislation. Efficacy concerns the achievement of the effects intended by law-makers. Impact refers to the actual consequences. ...
  • John Mitchell Kemble’s Anglo-Germanic legal historiography 

    Stuckey, Michael (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-04-02)
    Ideas about legal and constitutional systems in the British Isles, based upon a native genius, and ultimately upon the racial composition of the nation(s), were developed and deployed during the nineteenth century. The ...
  • Rome and Roman law in English antislavery literature and judicial decisions 

    Korporowicz, Łukasz ORCID (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-04-02)
    The abolition of slavery by modern states was an important step towards the recognition of what is now known as human rights. The British Empire and its cradle, England, were the leading entities responsible for the support ...
  • More in common (law) than originally thought? A theoretical first comparison of the Magna Carta and the Księga Elbląska 

    Higgins, J. Patrick (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-04-02)
    Medieval legal scholars generally do not compare the Polish and English legal systems, though in the 13th century they share a surprising number of similarities. This is especially clear if one considers the convergent of ...
  • Studies in English legal history. An introduction 

    Korporowicz, Łukasz Jan (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-04-02)
    In this article, the general goals of the following volume of the journal were defined. It was described how Polish-English commercial and political relations evolved. Besides, a short history of the Polish lawyers’ interest ...
  • Researching eighteenth-century fraud in the Old Bailey: reflections on court records, archives, and digitisation 

    Griffiths, Cerian Charlotte (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-04-02)
    This article seeks to provide reflection and guidance to researchers of fraud in Britain during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This reflection explains two reasons why there is a dearth of historical research ...