A Sturdy Rogue
Bruce K. Miller
Western New England University School of Law
Western New England Law Review, Vol. 26, p.109, 2004
The Author discusses the Poor Laws in the times of the Tudor monarchs, known to us at the Elizabethan Poor Laws. The Author discusses the Oakley case which shows the durability and power of our Elizabethan heritage in shaping a special law of poor families; the very venerability of this heritage suggests that it must play an important social role.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 15
Keywords: parental suport, poor laws, Elizabethan laws, social welfare law
Date posted: December 15, 2011 ; Last revised: December 28, 2011