American Legal History Treatises
American Legal History: Cases and Materials
(Kermit Hall, Paul Finkelman, and James W. Ely, Jr. eds.)
Excerpts of cases and other primary sources on American Legal History.
Historical Introduction to Anglo-American Law in a Nutshell.
Frederick G. Kempin, Jr.
This book is an introduction to Anglo-American legal history. It has chapters on: courts, the jury, the bench and bar, customs and cases, legislation and codification, doctrinal writings (e.g., Littleton, Kent and Story), real property, torts, contracts, law and commerce, negotiable instruments, and business organizations.
Law and Jurisprudence in American History : Cases and Materials
(Stephen B. Presser & Jamil S. Zainaldin eds)
This was the first casebook devoted to American legal and constitutional history. It covers how law fit into politics and society in American history
March of Liberty: A Constitutional History of the United States
Melvin I. Urofsky & Paul Finkelman.
Provides an overview of the development of American constitutional law and its relationship with to politics, economics and social history. Volume 1 covers the founding of the country to 1890 while volume 2 covers1877 to the present.
The Anglo-American Legal Heritage: Introductory Materials
Daniel R. Coquillette
This book covers the historical development of modern Anglo-American law. It explores the influence of Roman Law, the Anglo-Saxon period, the Norman Conquest, and English feudalism, and then the development of the English legal system up to the nineteenth century.
The Cambridge History of Law in America.
( Michael Grossberg & Christopher Tomlins eds.).
This 3-volume set is a collection of essays on American Legal History topics written by leading scholars. Each volume focuses on issues within a particular time-period. Volume I covers colonization of the American continent to the creation and stabilization of the republic (1580-1815). Volume II covers the creation of the country to the end of the first World War (1789-1920) and Volume III covers "The American Century" (1920- present).
The Magic Mirror: Law in American History.
Kermit Hall & Peter Karsten.
Discusses how law has influenced American social, political, and cultural events from early English settlements to 2007.