Famed British legal publisher (and now imprint at Lexis) Butterworths celebrates 200 years in 2018.
Writes McKay: “Very much dependent in early days on the expansion of the British Empire and its legal system, Butterworths, no doubt replete with the English and Christian values of the day, followed it from the British Isles to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and India employing a mix of structures, acquisitions and partnerships of various degrees of success and some failure.”
Corpus Juris Secundum turns 80 in 2016-2017 (or 103 years old if you count the preceding Corpus Juris encyclopedia from West that was published from 1914 to 1936). In either case, it isn’t quite as old as Justinian’s Corpus Juris Civilis yet.
Being dropped this month are the new substantive and procedural criminal law topics for Corpus Juris Secundum. Spring, and change, are in the air. Of course, yours truly co-authored the “substantive” criminal law article.
Read it here. We will see just how dynamic (or utterly predictable) the legal minds of those nine judges are as machines compete with humans to predict the case results in this term’s FantasySCOTUS.