19th Century British Case Opinions

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19th Century British Case Opinions

Postby tk421991 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:10 am

Is it just me, or do these read like the judge is speaking, rather than writing? The opinions are often in the first or second person.

Also, why do the editors keep "shew" and "shewing", which is just an obsolete form of "show"?


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Re: 19th Century British Case Opinions

Postby cavalier1138 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:05 pm

It's just a style thing, and most cases are not updated to reflect modern speech.

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