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!

InsaneS. W. Hamilton, Roy Haber. Summaries of State Laws Relating to the Insane. New York: The National Committee for Mental Hygiene, Inc., 1917.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Marriage, Divorce
 Hyacinthe Ringrose, ed. Marriage and Divorce Laws of the World. New York: The Musson-Draper Co., 1911.
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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.
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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.]
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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.]
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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.]
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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.]
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 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.
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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]
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 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]
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 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]
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Property 
Joseph James Darlington, Joshua Williams. A Treatise on the Law of Personal Property. Philadelphia: T. & J. W. Johnson & Co., 1891.
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Property
 Frank Goodwin. A Treatise on the Law of Real Property. Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1905.
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Race
 Gilbert Thomas Stephenson. Race Distinctions in American Law. New York and London: D. Appleton & Co., 1910.
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Veterans
 Pension Laws. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1966.
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Veterans
 Pension Laws. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1972.
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Veterans
 Pension Laws. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1981.
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Veterans
 Historical Development of Pensions for Veterans and Their Dependents, July 18, 1952. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1952.
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Veterans
 Historical Development of Pensions for Veterans and Their Dependents, October 8, 1954. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1954.
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Veterans
 Historical Development of Pensions for Veterans and Their Dependents, January 1, 1958. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1958.
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Veterans
 Indices and Digests of State Laws Granting Rights, Benefits, and Privileges to Veterans, Their Dependents, and Their Organizations, Revised to January 1, 1950. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1950.
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Veterans
 State Veterans’ Laws: Digests of State Laws and Related Statistical Data Regarding Rights, Benefits, and Privileges of Veterans, Their Dependents, and Their Organizations, Revised to January 1, 1956. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1956.
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Veterans
 State Veterans’ Laws: Digests of State Laws Regarding Rights, Benefits, and Privileges of Veterans and Their Dependents, Revised to January 1, 1960. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1960.
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Veterans
 State Veterans’ Laws: Digests of State Laws Regarding Rights, Benefits, and Privileges of Veterans and Their Dependents, Revised to July 1, 1967. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1967.
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Veterans
 State Veterans’ Laws: Digests of State Laws Regarding Rights, Benefits, and Privileges of Veterans and Their Dependents, Revised to January 1, 1969. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1969.
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Veterans
 State Veterans’ Laws: Digests of State Laws Regarding Rights, Benefits, and Privileges of Veterans and Their Dependents, Revised to January 1, 1971. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1972.
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Veterans
 State Veterans’ Laws: Digests of State Laws Regarding Rights, Benefits, and Privileges of Veterans and Their Dependents, Revised to January 1, 1973. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1973.
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Veterans
 State Veterans’ Laws: Digests of State Laws Regarding Rights, Benefits, and Privileges of Veterans and Their Dependents, Revised to June 1, 1975. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1975.
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Veterans
 State Veterans’ Laws: Digests of State Laws Regarding Rights, Benefits, and Privileges of Veterans and Their Dependents, Revised to December 31, 1978. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1979.
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Veterans
 State Veterans’ Laws: Digests of State Laws Regarding Rights, Benefits, and Privileges of Veterans and Their Dependents, Revised to December 13, 1991. Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1992.
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Child Labor Child Labor Legislation. 1904. Google
Child Labor Child Labor Laws in All States, Vol. 1. 1912. Google
Child Labor Child Labor Legislation in the United States. 1915. Google
Child Labor Administration of Child Labor Laws, Part 1, Employment-Certificate System Connecticut. 1915. Google
Child Labor Administration of Child Labor Laws, Part 2, Employment-Certificate System New York. 1917. Google
Child Labor The Historical Development of Child-Labor Legislation in the United States. 1921. Google
Child Labor Legal Regulations of the Employment of Minors 16 Years of Age and Over. 1924. Google
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
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
Illegitimacy Ernest Freund. Illegitimacy Laws of the United States and Certain Foreign Countries. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1919.  Google
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