"My thanks are due to the editors of the Nineteenth century and after, the Law quarterly review, the Juridical review, and the Cambridge law review for their permission to include such of ... [these papers] as have already been printed." cf. Pref.
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Bardell v. Pickwick. Unfortunate lord chancellors. Extinct tribunals. Law officers. Judicial salaries. Noble malefactors. The Phoenix park murders. Dr. Johnson and the Old Bailey. Some old causes célèbres. The decline and fall of the serjeants-at-law. Royalty and the law. The House of lords and the Judicial committee of the Privy council. The number, the robes and the vacations of the judges. The need for a Judicature commission. Staple Inn and its departed companions. Legal ghosts. The Parliament act, 1911. The peers and the budget. The story of an ancient line.