Inventing American exceptionalism : the origins of American adversarial legal culture, 1800-1877 / Amalia D. Kessler.
By: Kessler, Amalia D.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Yale Law Library series in legal history and reference: Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2017Description: 1 online resource (xi, 449 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0300224842; 9780300224849.Subject(s): Sociological jurisprudence -- United States | Culture and law -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 349.73 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Chapter 1. The "Natural Elevation" of Equity: Quasi-Inquisitorial Procedure and the Early Nineteenth-Century Resurgence of Equity; Chapter 2. A Troubled Inheritance: The English Procedural Tradition and Its Lawyer- Driven Reconfiguration in Early Nineteenth-Century New York; Chapter 3. The Non-Revolutionary Field Code: Democratization, Docket Pressures, and Codification; Chapter 4. Cultural Foundations of American Adversarialism: Civic Republicanism and the Decline of Equity's Quasi-Inquisitorial Tradition.
Chapter 5. Market Freedom and Adversarial Adjudication: The Nineteenth-Century American Debates over (European) Conciliation Courts and the Problem of Procedural OrderingChapter 6. The Freedmen's Bureau Exception: The Triumph of Due (Adversarial) Process and the Dawn of Jim Crow; Conclusion. The Question of American Exceptionalism and the Lessons of History; Appendix. An Overview of the Archives.