Excellent Insights Into American Law and Legal Education Around 1870 Powell, Thomas W. Analysis of American Law. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1870. xxxi, 21-712 pp. Reprinted 2008 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584778660. ISBN-10: 1584778660. Hardcover. New. $125. * Reprint of the sole edition. An excellent source of insights into American law and legal education around 1870, this general outline arranged in the manner of Blackstone's Commentaries was written for aspiring lawyers. It is arranged in four books: Public Rights and Law, Private Rights and Private Law, Private Wrongs and Civil Remedies and Crimes, Misdemeanors and Their Punishments. Each section includes an analytical table and reading list. Although Powell [1797-1882] says his book is "only an outline" it is actually a detailed analysis. It is certainly a worthy and interesting companion to the American editions of Blackstone.
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