- Title: Institutio Legalis, Or, an Introduction to the Study And Practice of the Laws of England: As Now Regulated And Amended by Several Late Statutes
- Author: William Bohun
- Released: 2006-12-30
- Pages: 610
- ISBN: 1584776765
- ISBN13: 978-1584776765
- ASIN: 1584776765
Institutio Legalis, Or, An Introduction to the Study and Practice of the Laws of England: As Now Regulated and Amended by Several Late Statutes. Divided Into Four Parts, Viz. I. The Practice of the Court of King's Bench. II. The Practice of the Court of Common Pleas. III. The Nature of All Actions Usually Brought in Either of the Said Courts. IV. The Order and Method of Pleading. With Useful Precedents Throughout; And a Compleat Table to the Whole. Corrected and Enlarged. [London]: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [et. al.], 1732. viii, 610,  pp. Reprinted 2007 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 978-1-58477-676-5. ISBN-10: 1-58477-676-5. Cloth.
* Reprint of the fourth and final edition. Useful for its insights into the practice of the period, this is a practical guide for the courts of King's Bench and common pleas that gives detailed instructions about the steps to take in an action and in making up a record. It even includes information about proper contractions for Latin words. The main rules of pleading are set out as bare principles. Bohun, a barrister of the Inner Temple, wrote treatises on a variety of subjects, such as tithes, juries and the laws of London.