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Rose article makes SSRN Top Ten list
An article by
, Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar, made the Top Ten downloaded list for the Law, Institutions & Development eJournal.
The article was titled, “Studying the Past: The Nature and Development of Legal History as an Academic Discipline.”
“[The paper] explores the various reasons that the early historians and later academic historians and legal historians studied the past and the different ways in which they used it. The paper then pursues in more detail the development of Anglo-American legal history as a scholarly tradition,” the abstract states. “It identifies three types of academic legal history: classical, liberal, and critical and discusses their natures and different uses of the past.”
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After spending most of his career focusing on antitrust, regulation and legal ethics, Rose changed direction. His primary scholarly interests now involve medieval and early modern English legal history, and his research focuses on the history and regulation of the legal profession and the operation of the medieval legal system. Rose has also written on early defamation law, medieval prisons, and the historiography of legal history.