Richard J Ross

1991 …2018
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B.A., J.D., Ph.D. Yale University

Research Interests

Legal History; Wills, Estates, and Trusts

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Research Output 1991 2018

Making Law Intelligible in Comparative Context

Ross, R. J., 2018, Justice in a New World: Negotiating Legal Intelligibility in British, Iberian, and Indigeous America. Ross, R. & Owensby, B. (eds.). New York University Press, p. 1-58

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Las Estructuras Administrativas, Jurídicas y Legales en el Atlántico Norte

Translated title of the contribution: Administrative, Juridical, and Legal Structures in the North AtlanticRoss, R. J., 2017, América na Primeira Modernidade (1492-1750). Cañizares-Esguerra, J., Estevam de Oliveira Fernandes, L. & Bohn Martins, M. C. (eds.). São Paulo: Global Editora

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Binding in Conscience: Early Modern English Protestants and Spanish Thomists on Law and the Fate of the Soul

Ross, R. J., Oct 12 2015, In : Law and History Review. 33, 4, p. 803-837 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Early Modern English

Spanish American Law in Transnational Perspective: A View from the British Empire

Ross, R. J., 2015, New Horizons of Spanish Colonial Law: Contributions to Transnational Early Modern Legal History. Duve, T. & Pihlajamaki, H. (eds.). Frankfurt: Vittorio Klostermann

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Activities 1995 2019

Law: Continuity and Change in the Early Modern Period

Richard J Ross (Keynote speaker)
Aug 2008

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Harvard University

Richard J Ross (Visiting researcher)

Activity: Visit other typesVisiting an external academic institution

Law and Society Review (Journal)

Richard J Ross (Editor)

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History

Richard J Ross (Organizer)
Apr 2010

Activity: Attendance typesParticipation in conference

Methods and Approaches in Early American Legal History

Richard J Ross (Speaker)
Dec 1999

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation