Law: Special Topics

Welcome to my Law: Special Topics page. This is where I keep links to publications on special topics in the law, such as marriage, divorce, property law, and others. Use them to learn about the legal topics generally, or to find laws in place when the books were written. Enjoy!

Domestic Relations  James Schouler. A Treatise on the Law of the Domestic Relations: Embracing Husband and Wife, Parent and Child, Guardian and Ward, Infancy, and Master and Servant. Fourth Edition. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1889.  Google
Maritime Law  Theophilus Parsons. A Treatise on Maritime Law: Including the Law of Shipping; the Law of Marine Insurance; and the Law and Practice of Admiralty. Vol. II. Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1859. Google
Marriage, Divorce  S. N. D. North, Bureau of the Census. Marriage and Divorce, 1867—1906. Part I. Summary, Laws, Foreign Statistics. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1909.  Google
Marriage, Divorce Carroll Davidson Wright, Labor Department. A Report on Marriage and Divorce in the United States, 1867—1886: Including an Appendix Relating to Marriage and Divorce in Certain Countries in Europe. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1889.  Google
Marriage, Divorce  Hyacinthe Ringrose, ed. Marriage and Divorce Laws of the World. New York: The Musson-Draper Co., 1911. Google
Marriage, Divorce James Schouler, Arthur W. Blakemore. A Treatise on the Law of Marriage, Divorce, Separation and Domestic Relations. Volume III: Divorce Statutes of all the States in the United States, Alaska, District of Columbia, Hawaii and Porto Rico. Albany, NY: Matthew Bender & Co. inc., 1921.  Google
Marriage Chester Garfield Vernier. American Family Laws, Volume I: A Comparative Study of the Family Law of the Forty-eight American States, Alaska, the District of Columbia, and Hawaii (to Jan. 1, 1935). California: Stanford University Press, 1935. [Preview.] Google
Divorce, Alimony, Separation Chester Garfield Vernier, Richard Anthony Frank. American Family Laws, Volume II: A Comparative Study of the Family Law of the Forty-eight American States, Alaska, the District of Columbia, and Hawaii (to Jan. 1, 1938). California: Stanford University Press, 1935. [Links links to 1938 supplement for divorce, not volume II.][Preview.] Google
Husband and Wife, Dower Chester Garfield Vernier. American Family Laws, Volume III: A Comparative Study of the Family Law of the Forty-eight American States, Alaska, the District of Columbia, and Hawaii (to Jan. 1, 1935). California: Stanford University Press, 1935. [Preview.] Google
Parent and Child, Bastardy, Adoption Chester Garfield Vernier. American Family Laws, Volume IV: A Comparative Study of the Family Law of the Forty-eight American States, Alaska, the District of Columbia, and Hawaii (to Jan. 1, 1935). California: Stanford University Press, 1936. [Preview.] Google
Incompetents and Dependents (Infants, Aliens, Drunkards, Insane) Chester Garfield Vernier. American Family Laws, Volume V: A Comparative Study of the Family Law of the Forty-eight American States, Alaska, the District of Columbia, and Hawaii (to Jan. 1, 1937). California: Stanford University Press, 1938. [Preview.] Google
1938 Supplement American Family Laws Chester Garfield Vernier. American Family Laws, 1938 Supplement: A Comparative Study of the Family Law of the Forty-eight American States, Alaska, the District of Columbia, and Hawaii (to Jan. 1, 1938). California: Stanford University Press, 1938. [Preview.] Google
 Patents  George Ticknor Curtis. A Treatise on the Law of Patents for Useful Inventions: As Enacted and Administered in the United States of America. Fourth Edition. Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1873.  Google
Probate  Twyman Osmand Abbott. A Treatise on Probate Law and Practice. In Three Volumes. Volume I. San Francisco: Bancroft-Whitney Co., 1904. [AZ, CA, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY] Google
 Probate  Twyman Osmand Abbott. A Treatise on Probate Law and Practice. In Three Volumes. Volume II. San Francisco: Bancroft-Whitney Co., 1904. [AZ, CA, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY]  Google
 Probate  Twyman Osmand Abbott. A Treatise on Probate Law and Practice. In Three Volumes. Volume III. San Francisco: Bancroft-Whitney Co., 1904. [AZ, CA, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY]  Google
Property  Joseph James Darlington, Joshua Williams. A Treatise on the Law of Personal Property. Philadelphia: T. & J. W. Johnson & Co., 1891.  Google
Property  Frank Goodwin. A Treatise on the Law of Real Property. Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1905. Google
Race  Gilbert Thomas Stephenson. Race Distinctions in American Law. New York and London: D. Appleton & Co., 1910. Google

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