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Name  Herbert Broom

Role  Writer
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Died  1882, Orpington, United Kingdom
Education  Trinity College, Cambridge
Books  A Selection of Legal Maxims, Classified and Illustrated

Herbert Broom (1815–1882) was an English writer on law.



Broom was born at Kidderminster in 1815, and was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated as a wrangler in 1837. He proceeded LL.D. in 1864. He was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in Michaelmas term 1840, and practised on the home circuit. For a considerable period he occupied the post of reader of common law at the Inner Temple. He died at the Priory, Orpington, Kent, on 2 May 1882.

Legal Maxims (1845) gained wide circulation as an established text-book for students.


Law books
  • Practical Rules for determining Parties to Actions, 1843.
  • Legal Maxims, 1845. third edition, 1858 Fifth edition, 1870.
  • Practice of Superior Courts, 1850.
  • Practice of County Courts, 1852.
  • Commentaries on the Common Law, 1856. fourth London edition 1873
  • Constitutional Law viewed in relation to Common Law and exemplified by Cases, 1st edition 1866; 2nd edition 1885.
  • Commentaries on the Laws of England (with E. Hadley), 1869.
  • Philosophy of Law; Notes of Lectures, 1876-8.
  • Novels
  • The Missing Will, 1877
  • The Unjust Steward, 1879
  • References

    Herbert Broom Wikipedia

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