The Virginia Bench and Bar are uniquely fortunate in having the early corpus juris of the Commonwealth as recorded in ColonialDecisions, Virginia Decisions and the Virginia Reports. Due to the documents of our nation's birth students of history are fully aware of Virginia's contribution to the establishment of our country. Relatively few individuals, however, recognize the significant contributions made by several of the authors of these documents toward compiling and recording for posterity the decisions of the Commonwealth's highest court.
The Virginia Law Reporters Before 1880 By W. Hamilton Bryson,
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