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Published in association with the American Society for Legal History, this series consists of books that grapple with key questions in legal history. The series welcomes works of unusual distinction by both senior and junior scholars. Most of the published volumes in the series deal with American legal history, though a significant number are on European topics. There are no chronological, cultural or geographical limits on volumes in the series. For more information, see the series website at

  • General Editors: Sarah Barringer Gordon, University of Pennsylvania, Holly Brewer, University of Maryland, College Park, Michael Lobban, University of London, Reuel Schiller, University of California, Hastings College of the Law