"First published 2010 by Ashgate Publishing"--t.p. verso.
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1. The introduction of the 1844 Master and Servant Bill : 'the statutes relating to master and servant are nearly useless' 2. The defeat of the 1844 Master and Servant Bill : 'triumph for labour!. the damnable bill crushed!' 3. Trade union legal challenges to master and servant prosecutions : 'the value of the law when honestly administered' 4. The Warrington cases, 1846-1847 : 'he might almost as well be without trial' 5. Trades of Sheffield against Dr. Wilson Overend, 1842-1847 : 'I hope his prescriptions are better than his law' 6. The reform of Magistrates' Summary Jurisdiction, 1843-1854 : 'the imperious necessity of affording greater protection to justices' 7. The trades of Staffordshire against T.B. Rose, 1842-1851 : 'let but one of them come before me and I'll commit him'.