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Law and authority in early Massachusetts

George Lee Haskins

Law and authority in early Massachusetts

a study in tradition and design

by George Lee Haskins

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby George Lee Haskins.
The Physical Object
Pagination298p.,22cm
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20709958M

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Massachusetts Constitution. PREAMBLE. The end of the institution, maintenance, and administration of government, is to secure the existence of the body politic, to protect it, and to furnish the individuals who compose it with the power of enjoying in safety and tranquillity their natural rights, and the blessings of life: and whenever these great objects are not obtained, the . In law, common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is the body of law derived from judicial decisions of courts and similar tribunals. The defining characteristic of “common law” is that it arises as cases where the parties disagree on what the law is, a common law court looks to past precedential decisions of relevant courts, and synthesizes.

Massachusetts law gives judges the authority to release defendants from probation early. (Generally, to be released from probation early you have to pay off your fines, complete at least half of your probation and complete all court ordered classes and treatment.) Massachusetts Shorten Probation.   How did people in early America understand the authority of print and how was this authority sustained and contested? These questions are at the heart of this set of pathbreaking essays in the history of the book by one of America's leading practitioners in .


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