Did the Catholic Intellectual Tradition Influence the Common Law?
How much did the Catholic intellectual tradition influence the common law? If that question interests you, here’s a new draft essay, The Influence of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition on the Common Law, that I am contributing to a festschrift to honor John Witte, one of the world’s leading scholars on law and religion. The abstract:
This essay considers the influence of the Catholic intellectual tradition on the common law. As a preliminary matter, the essay notes that the term “Catholic intellectual tradition” is of recent vintage, though
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