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Statute Law in Colonial Virginia
Statute Law in Colonial Virginia

Governors, Assemblymen, and the Revisals That Forged the Old Dominion

Billings, Warren M.

Between 1632 and 1748, Virginia’s General Assembly revised the colony’s statutes seven times. These revisals provide an invaluable opportunity to gauge how governors,...


"Esteemed Bookes of Lawe" and the Legal Culture of Early Virginia
"Esteemed Bookes of Lawe" and the Legal Culture of Early Virginia
Billings, Warren M., Tarter, Brent

Virginia men of law constituted one of the first learned professions in colonial America, and Virginia legal culture had an important and lasting impact on American political...