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The Mystery of Old Bailey Counsel

Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 65, pp. 159-173, March 2006

18 Pages Posted: 5 Oct 2009  

Thomas P. Gallanis

University of Iowa - College of Law

Date Written: October 5, 2009

Abstract

This article proffers a hypothesis about a persistent historical mystery: Why did the use of defense lawyers in felony trials at the Old Bailey in London increase so noticeably in the last quarter of the eighteenth century?

Keywords: legal history, Old Bailey, criminal trial, counsel

JEL Classification: K14, K40

Suggested Citation

Gallanis, Thomas P., The Mystery of Old Bailey Counsel (October 5, 2009). Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 65, pp. 159-173, March 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1483195

Thomas P. Gallanis (Contact Author)

University of Iowa - College of Law ( email )

Melrose and Byington
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

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