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OF TRINITY COLLEGE, DUBLIN, BARRISTER-AT-LAW;
Author of "The Stamp Laws of Mercantile Documents."
LONDON: DUNN & DUNCAN, 9, FLEET STREET.
MEREDITH & RAY, MANCHESTER; WEBB & HUNT, LIVERPOOL;
BELL & BRADFUTE, EDINBURGH; J. SMITH & SON, GLASGOW;
PUBLISHED BY MATTHEW ROBINSON, 57, MOSLEY-ST., MANCHESTER.
SIR ROBERT PORRETT COLLIER, KNT.,
HER MAJESTY'S SOLICITOR-GENERAL;
IS INSCRIBED, BY
HIS SINCERE FRIEND AND FORMER PUPIL,
This work contains the New Rules of the Inns of Court, Lists of Text-Books and Books of Reference, a classified Digest of the Questions given at the Examinations of the Inns of Court, from the commencement in 1853 of the new system of Legal Education at the Inns of Court, to the end of last year (1863); and an Outline of each subject of study.
The object of the work is two-fold: to furnish an introduction to legal studies, and a test of their progress. Although principally intended, as the title indicates, for those who contemplate becoming members of the English Bar, it is nevertheless adapted for all law students. To members of the Inns of Court practising at, or under the Bar, the work may also be found useful in directing the studies of pupils, who, in accordance with the new rules of the Inns of Court (pp. 3-13), adopt one of the three alternative requisites for being called to the Bar. Indeed the work was commenced by the writer when a Special Pleader, to test the knowledge of his own pupils. The want of references to many of the propositions contained in the Outlines may be a ground of objection, but as these are merely introductory to