Michael Les Benedict

Michael Les Benedict is a professor of history at the Ohio State University. He is a noted scholar of American legal and constitutional history and the author of The Blessings of Liberty, a leading constitutional history textbook.

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History of Ohio Law is a complete sourcebook on the origin and development of Ohio law and its relationship to society. A model for work in this field, it is the starting point for any investigation of the subject. In the two-volume The History of Ohio Law, distinguished legal historians, practicing Ohio attorneys, and judges present the history of Ohio law and the interaction between law and society in the state.

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