Biographical Dictionary of the Common Law

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Biographical Dictionary of the Common Law is a biographical dictionary concerned with legal biography, edited by A. W. B. Simpson and published in 1984 by Butterworths. Hines called it "valuable". [1] Holborn described it as a "handy starting point". [2] Tearle said it is "the best source to consult first". [3] Clinch called it "invaluable". [4]

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  1. Hines, William Donald. English Legal History: A Bibliography and Guide to the Literature. Garland Publishing Inc. New York and London. 1990. ISBN   0 8240 4299 9. Page 120.
  2. Holborn, Guy. Sources of Biographical Information on Past Lawyers. British and Irish Association of Law Librarians. 1999. ISBN   9780950208121. Page 10. Google Books.
  3. Barbara Tearle. In R G Logan (editor). Information Sources in Law. Butterworths. London. 1986. ISBN   0 408 11474 6. Page 320.
  4. Clinch, Peter. Using a Law Library: A Student's Guide to Legal Research Skills. Second Edition. 2001. Blackstone Press Limited. ISBN   1 84174 029 2. Page 173.