Just published by Cambridge University Press: Common Law, Civil Law, and Colonial Law: Essays in Comparative Legal History from the Twelfth to the Twentieth Centuries, ed. William Eves, University of St Andrews, John Hudson, University of St Andrews, Ingrid Ivarsen, University of Cambridge, and Sarah B. White, University of St Andrews.
TOC after the jump.
Introduction: Situating, researching and writing comparative legal history
John Hudson and William Eves
1 'In aliquibus locis est consuetudo': French lawyers and the Lombard customs of Fiefs in the mid-thirteenth century
2. What does Regiam maiestatem actually say (and what does it mean)?
3. James VI and I, rex et iudex: One king as judge in two kingdoms
4. George Harris and the comparative legal background of the first English translation of Justinian's Institutes Lukasz
5. The nature of custom: Legal science and comparative legal history in Blackstone's commentaries
Andrew J. Cecchinato
6. Through a glass darkly: English common law seen through the lens of the Göttingische gelehrte Anzeigen (Eighteenth century)
7. Looking afresh at the French roots of continuous easements in English law
8. Case law in Germany: The significance of Seuffert's Archiv
9. Leone Levi (1821–1888) and the History of comparative commercial law
10. Radical title of the crown and aboriginal Title: North America 1763, New South Wales 1788 and New Zealand 1840
David V. Williams
11. The High Court of Australia at mid-century: Concealed frustrations, private advocacy and the break with English Law
12. English societal laws as the origins of the comprehensive slave laws of the British West Indies