Common-Law Pleading: Its History and Principles. Including Dicey's...
Perry, Ross R. Common-Law Pleading: Its History and Principles. Including Dicey's Rules Concerning Parties to Action and Stephen's Rules of Pleading. Originally published: Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1897. xxvi, 494 pp. Reprinted 2001 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584771050; ISBN-10: 1584771054. Hardcover. New. $39.95 * Intended for students, the core of this book is a synthesis of Joseph Chitty's Treatise on Pleading and Parties to Actions (1809), Henry John Stephen's Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions (1824), Albert Venn Dicey's Treatise on the Rules for the Selection of the Parties to an Action (1870) and the third book of William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England (1768). Its historical sections are drawn primarily from Frederick Pollock and F.W. Maitland's The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I (1895), James Bradley Thayer's The Development of Trial by Jury (1896), Melville M. Bigelow's History of Procedure in England (1880) and Oliver Wendell Holmes's, The Common Law (1881).
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