The Journal of Legal History

The Journal of Legal History, founded in 1980, is the only British journal concerned solely with legal history. It publishes articles in English on the sources and development of the common law, both in the British Isles and overseas, on the history of the laws of Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, and on Roman Law and the European legal tradition. There is a section for shorter research notes, review-articles, and a wide-ranging section of reviews of recent literature.

3 issues a year.

Publisher: 
Routledge
ISSN (print): 
01440365
ISSN (online): 
17440564

Latest articles

Volume 36 (3)

Editorial Board
vol. 36 (3): 0-0
Notes on Contributors
vol. 36 (3): 215-215
Romano-Canonical Procedure in Reformation Scotland: The Example of the Court of the Commissaries of Edinburgh
vol. 36 (3): 217-235
Walter Scott and the Reform of the Scottish Judicature 1806–10
vol. 36 (3): 236-259
Male Violence, Marital Unity, and the History of the Interspousal Tort Immunity
vol. 36 (3): 260-298
Trust Law Goes East: The Transplantation of Trust Law in India and Beyond
vol. 36 (3): 299-332
Sir Edward Coke and the Reformation of the Laws: Religion, Politics and Jurisprudence, 1578–1616
vol. 36 (3): 333-335
Law, Liberty and the Constitution: A Brief History of the Common Law
vol. 36 (3): 336-338
Progressive Corporate Governance for the 21st Century
vol. 36 (3): 338-341

Volume 36 (2)

Notes on Contributors
vol. 36 (2): 127-127
Coke, Collusion, and Conveyances: Unearthing the Roots of Twyne's Case
vol. 36 (2): 129-151
Equity without Chancery: The Fusion of Law and Equity in the Field Code of Civil Procedure, New York 1846–76
vol. 36 (2): 152-191
The Transatlantic Origins of the Business Trust
vol. 36 (2): 192-210
Making Money: Coin, Currency and the Coming of Capitalism
vol. 36 (2): 211-213

Volume 36 (1)

Notes on Contributors
vol. 36 (1): 1-1
Notes on Contributors
vol. 36 (1): 1-1
Counsel and the Crown: History, Law and Politics in the Thought of David Chalmers of Ormond
vol. 36 (1): 3-42
Counsel and the Crown: History, Law and Politics in the Thought of David Chalmers of Ormond
vol. 36 (1): 3-42
Ceylon Coffee, the Comtesse and the Consignee: A Historical Reappraisal of Rochefoucauld v Boustead
vol. 36 (1): 43-82
Ceylon Coffee, the Comtesse and the Consignee: A Historical Reappraisal of Rochefoucauld v Boustead
vol. 36 (1): 43-82