By James Bryce
This quantity incorporates a selection of reviews composed at diverse occasions over an extended sequence of years. It treats of various subject matters: but via a lot of them there runs a standard thread, that of a comparability among the historical past and legislation of Rome and the background and legislations of britain. the writer has dealt with this comparability from a number of issues of view, using it in a single essay to the expansion of the Roman and British Empires, in one other to the extension over the realm in their respective felony structures, in one other to their Constitutions, in others to their laws, in one other to a huge department in their deepest civil legislation. the subject is one ecocnomic to a scholar of the background of both country; and it has now not been principally taken care of by way of any writers ahead of Bryce, as certainly few historians comment on the criminal facets of background. this is often quantity one out of 2.