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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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The Great Turning Point the Juries of the Second Republic and Second Empire, 1848–1870

James M. Donovan.

in Juries and the Transformation of Criminal Justice in France in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries

February 2010; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 10544 words.

This chapter discusses the turning point in the history of the jury in France from the Revolution to World War II, during the eras of the Second Republic (1848–52) and Second Empire...

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The “Jurys Censitaires,” 1815–1848

James M. Donovan.

in Juries and the Transformation of Criminal Justice in France in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries

February 2010; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 16285 words.

This chapter discusses the era of the “Jurys Censitaires” during the periods of the Bourbon Restoration (1815–30) and the July Monarchy (1830–48), when the panels were composed almost...

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Savigny, Friedrich Carl von (1779–1861)

Joachim Rückert and Alexa Nieschlag.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 1366 words.

(1779–1861).

Professor of Roman Law, Prussian Councillor (1817–1848), Minister for Legal Reform (1842–1848).

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Health for the Public

Raymond Cocks.

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 11066 words.

This chapter discusses changes in the law for public health in the 19th century. Topics covered include the enactment of the Public Health Act 1848, the systematic use of scientific...

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Joint Stock Companies

Michael Lobban.

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 33465 words.

This chapter on joint stock companies in the 19th century discusses companies and partnerships in the 1820s, reform of company law from 1830-48, transformation of company law from 1848-62,...

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Mr. Wilmot's Proviso

in The Constitution in Congress

January 2006; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 16389 words.

By the time the Thirtieth Congress in the United States first met in December 1847, the question of slavery in the territories, which Senator Cass had dismissed as premature, was becoming...

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The Non-Revolutionary Field Code

Amalia D. Kessler.

in Inventing American Exceptionalism

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 16535 words.

Chapter 3 shows how in the 1820s and 1830s, with the rise of the political party machine known as the Albany Regency and the democratization of politics that followed, many politicians...

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A Troubled Inheritance

Amalia D. Kessler.

in Inventing American Exceptionalism

January 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 21108 words.

Chapter 2 examines New York Chancery, the leading court of equity in the early United States. It argues that as of about 1800, chancery largely followed English equity’s model of...

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Developing Privacy Rights in Nineteenth-Century Germany: A Choice between Dignity and Liberty?

Thomas J Snyder.

in American Journal of Legal History

June 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; Legal and Constitutional History; Constitutional and Administrative Law; History of Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 10129 words.

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Legal historian James Whitman has claimed that privacy rights in Germany are fundamentally different from privacy rights in America. According to...

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