Eminent Serjeants-at-law of the English Bar, Volumen 1

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The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 2002 - 900 páginas
Woolrych, Humphry William. Lives of Eminent Serjeants-at-Law of the English Bar. London: Wm. H. Allen & Co., 1869. Two volumes. Reprinted 2002 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 2001050455. ISBN 1-58477-217-4. Cloth. $195. * A useful collection of legal biographies from the 16th to the 19th centuries. "The Serjeant at law was formerly a barrister of the highest order or rank belonging to the serjeant's Inn of Court and taking social but not professional precedence of king's counsel. Sergeants at law enjoyed, down to 1845, the exclusive right of audience as senior counsel in the Court of Common Pleas. The order has become extinct since 1877." Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University 153.
 

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