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Flooding the Courtrooms

Law and Water in the Far West

Flooding the Courtrooms( )
Author: Miller, M. Catherine
Miller, M.
Series title:Law in the American West Ser.
Publication Date:Apr 1993
Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $60.00
Book Description:

This legal biography of the California cattle company Miller & Lux illuminates the relationship between law, economic change, and the distribution of wealth and power. It examines law in an environment undergoing rapid development, where the rules governing resources, especially water, were in contention. From the 1870s through the 1930s, Miller & Lux looked to the law to mediate its place amid change. This entailed the hiring of corporate counsel, a new concept for...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Law / Natural Resources
History / United States / State & Local / West (Ak, Ca, Co, Hi, Id, Mt, Nv, Ut, Wy)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.94 Inches
Book Weight:1.309 Pounds

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