The history of Indiana law

The history of Indiana law

The history of Indiana law

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Randall T. Shepard, David J. Bodenhamer
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Ohio
  • Publication Information: Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, ©2006
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books, History
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Series title: Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest.
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Additional Format

Print version: Bodenhamer, David J. History of Indiana Law. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, ©2006

Short Description

1 online resource (404 pages).

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The history of Indiana law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Ohio University Press
  • Responsable Person: edited by David J. Bodenhamer and Randall T. Shepard.
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Copyright Date: 2006
  • Location: Athens, Ohio
  • Country/State: Ohio
  • Number of Editions: 5 editions
  • First edition Date: 2006
  • Last edition Date: 2006
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KJE6044
  • Dewey Code: 349.77209
  • ISBN: 9780821443903 0821443909
  • OCLC: 889676519

Main Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments; Part I. Constructing the Framework ; 1. The Narratives and Counternarratives of Indiana LegalHistory; 2. Indiana's Constitution in a Nation of Constitutions; Part II. The Law of Personal Status ; 3. Race, Law, and the Burdens of Indiana History; 4. Family Law in Indiana: A Domestic Relations Crossroads; 5. The Poor You Have Always with You: The Problem of the “SturdyBeggar”; Part III. Law and Crime ; 6. “Conspicuously Enlightened Policy”: Criminal Justice in Indiana; 7. Juvenile Law: The Quest to Redeem Youthful Offenders; Part IV. Rights. 8. From Petticoat Slavery to Equality: Women's Rights in Indiana Law9. The Indiana Bill of Rights: Two Hundred Years of Civil Liberties History; 10. The Uncertain Promise of Free Public Schooling; Part V. Bench and Bar ; 11. Indiana Courts and Lawyers, 1816-2004; 12. More Than Arbiters of Cases and Controversies: The Growing mpact of the Judiciary on Indiana's Legal Culture; 13. Indiana Judges: A Portrait of Judicial Evolution; 14. Political Pragmatism and Common Sense: Leading Cases of theIndiana Supreme Court; 15. The U.S. Supreme Court on Circuit in Indiana, 1837-1891. Appendix: History of Official Indiana StatutesList of Contributors; Index.

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