Mears, T. Lambert, Translator. The Institutes of Gaius and Justinian, The Twelve Tables, and the CXVIIIth and CXXVIIth Novels, With Introductions and Translation. Originally published: London: Stevens and Sons, 1882. xiii, lx, 626 pp. Reprinted 2004, 2013 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584774402; ISBN-10: 1584774401. Hardcover. New. $65. * With an extensive introduction. In this edition Mears arranged both Institutes in parallel columns to facilitate comparisons. Passages copied from Gaius are printed in italics. The two Novels, which deal with intestate succession, are included because they supplanted the sections on that subject in Justinian's Institutes. " practical vade meecum for the student of Roman Law at the Universities and Inns of Court." --8 Law Magazine and Review 5th Series (1882-1883) 107. THOMAS LAMBERT MEARS [1839-1918] was a barrister of the Inner Temple and legal writer who taught at the University of London. Some of his notable works are Analysis of M. Ortolan's Institutes of Justinian (1876), and A Treatise on the Admiralty Jurisdiction and Practice of the High Court of Justice (1903).
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