David Lieberman: Shaping and Breaking the Politics of Legal History

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David Lieberman's lecture examined the complexity of constitutional arguments and logic in eighteenth-century England. Lieberman recently completed a critical edition of Jean Louis De Lolme's 1771 "The Constitution of England; or, An Account of the English Government." His other recent publications include "Adam Smith on Justice, Rights, and Law" in "Cambridge Companion to Adam Smith" (2006); "The Mixed Constitution and the Common Law" in "The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Political Thought" (2006); and "Law/Custom/Tradition" in "Questions of Tradition" (2004).