Richard J. Ross

University of Illinois College of Law

504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue

Champaign, IL 61820

United States

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of History

United States

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1.

Communications Revolutions and Legal Culture: An Elusive Relationship

Law and Social Inquiry, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 637-684, 2002
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Oct 2002
Richard J. Ross
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 198 (151,273)

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cyberlaw; law and society; legal history

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Distinguishing Eternal from Transient Law: Natural Law and the Judicial Law of Moses

Past and Present 217 (November 2012): 79-115
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Oct 2012
Richard J. Ross
University of Illinois College of Law
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Reconstructing Early Modern Notions of Legal Pluralism

Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500-1850, ed. Lauren Benton and Richard J. Ross (New York: New York University Press, 2013), 109-41.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Aug 2014
Richard J. Ross and Philip Stern
University of Illinois College of Law and Duke University - Department of History
Downloads 158 (183,976)

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legal history; legal pluralism; intellectual history; custom; family; law and religion; political economy

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The Ancient Constitution in the Old World and the New

THE WORLD OF JOHN WINTHROP: ESSAYS ON ENGLAND AND NEW ENGLAND, 1588-1649, Francis J. Bremer, Lynn A. Botelho, eds., pp. 237-289, Massachusetts Historical Society, 2005
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 May 2007
Richard J. Ross and James S. Hart
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Oklahoma - Department of History
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legal history, colonial history, ancient constitution, political thought, early america, colonial america

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The Memorial Culture of Early Modern English Lawyers: Memory as Keyword, Shelter and Identity, 1560-1640

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 10, pp. 229-326, Summer 1998, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 06-07
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 01 Mar 2006
Richard J. Ross
University of Illinois College of Law
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Legal history, history of the book, print culture, intellectual history, law and technology

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Puritan Godly Discipline in Comparative Perspective: Legal Pluralism and the Sources of 'Intensity'

American Historical Review, Vol. 113, pp. 975-1002, 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Oct 2008
Richard J. Ross
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 133 (211,764)

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legal history; colonial history; empire; imperialism; law and religion; confessionalization; legal pluralism; comparative

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The Commoning of the Common Law: The Renaissance Debate Over Printing English Law, 1520-1640

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 146, No. 2, pp. 323-461, January 1998
Number of pages: 139 Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Richard J. Ross
University of Illinois College of Law
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history of the book, english legal history, intellectual history

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Binding in Conscience: Early Modern English Protestants and Spanish Thomists on Law and the Fate of the Soul

Law and History Review 33(4) (November 2015): 803-37, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-4
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Nov 2015
Richard J. Ross
University of Illinois College of Law
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law and religion; conscience; casuistry; english legal history; Spanish legal history

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Jews and Pietists in Early America - Introduction: Intersecting Diasporas

William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 58, pp. 849-54, October 2001, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 06-06
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Feb 2006
Richard J. Ross
University of Illinois College of Law
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Legal history, colonial history, diaporas, comparative, Jews, Germans, early American history

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Making Law Intelligible in Comparative Context

Justice in a New World: Negotiating Legal Intelligibility in British, Iberian, and Indigenous America, ed. Brian P. Owensby and Richard J. Ross (New York: NYU Press, 2018), 1-58.
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Sep 2018
Brian Owensby and Richard J. Ross
University of Virginia - University of Virginia and University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 33 (445,431)

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British North America; Spanish America; Indians; Native Americans; comparative

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Legal Communications and Imperial Governance: British North America and Spanish America Compared

CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF LAW IN AMERICA, Vol. 1, EARLY AMERICA (1580-1815), Christopher L. Tomlins and Michael Grossberg, eds., pp. 104-143, Cambridge University Press, 2008, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-10
Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2010
Richard J. Ross
University of Illinois College of Law

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legal history, early america, colonial america, american revolution, spanish america, comparative, communications

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The Career of Puritan Jurisprudence

Law and History Review, Vol. 26, pp. 227-58, 2008, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-11
Posted: 20 May 2008
Richard J. Ross
University of Illinois College of Law

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new england, legal history, historiography, puritans, religion