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Robert  Palmer

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Robert C. Palmer

Professor of Law, Emeritus

B.A. Oregon; M.A., Ph.D., Iowa

Cullen Prof. of Hist. & Law. Houston. b.1947. B.A., 1970, Oregon; MA., 1971; Ph.D., 1977, Iowa. Mellon Fellow, Grad. Cntr., CUNY, 1977-78; Killam Fellow, Alberta, Edmonton, 1978-79: Jr. Fellow, MI Soc. of Fellows, Michigan, 1979-82; Ass't Prof., Hist.. & Lect., 1982-83; Ass't Prof., Win. & Mary, 1983-85; Assoc. Prof., 1985-87; Prof., Houston, since 1987. Subjects: American Legal History; English Legal History, (S); Historical Background of the Bill of Rights; Legal History, (S); Property; Trusts & Wills. The County Courts of Medieval England, 1150-1350, 1982; The Whilton Dispute, 1264-1380, 1984; Community and Liberty: Constitution and Rights in the Early American Republic, 1987; English Law in the Age of the Black Death, 1348-1381, 1993; Selling the Church: the English Parish in Law, Commerce, and Religion, 1350-1550. Member: Selden Soc.; Am. Soc. for Legal Hist.; Am. Historical Assn.

American Legal History
English Legal History
History of Bill of Rights