Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Morris Arnold

Author Page

Use the link below to visit Professor Arnold's author page on our digital repository.


Morris Sheppard Arnold

Walter W. Foskett Professor of Law, 1971-1977; Dean, 1985


THE OLD TENURES C. 1515 AND THE OLD NATURA BREVIUM C. 1518 (Editor). London: Professional Books, 1974.

STUDIES IN LEGAL HISTORY (Series Editor). Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1975-1980.

YEAR BOOKS OF RICHARD II, 1378-1379 (Editor). Cambridge, MA: Ames Foundation, 1975.

ON THE LAWS AND CUSTOMS OF ENGLAND: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF SAMUEL E. THRONE. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1981. (Ed.)

SELECT CASES OF TRESPASS FROM THE KING'S COURTS, 1307-1399 (Editor). London: The Seldon Society, 1985-1987.

UNEQUAL LAWS UNTO A SAVAGE RACE: EUROPEAN LEGAL TRADITIONS IN ARKANSAS, 1686-1836. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1985.



Future Interests: Transmissability of Contingent Interests, 20 ARKANSAS LAW REVIEW 190 (1966). [HeinOnline]

The Doctrine of Worthier Title in Arkansas, 21 ARKANSAS LAW REVIEW 394 (1967). [HeinOnline]

Origin of "Jeofail" (with J. Baker), 87 LAW QUARTERLY REVIEW 166 (1971).

Law and Fact in the Medieval Jury Trial: Out of Sight Out of Mind, 18 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF LEGAL HISTORY 267 (1974). [HeinOnline]

Fourteenth-Century Promises, 35 CAMBRIDGE LAW JOURNAL 321 (1976). [HeinOnline]

Statutes as Judgments: The Natural Law Theory of Parliamentary Activity in Medieval England, 126 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW 329 (1977). [HeinOnline]

Accident, Mistake, and Rules of Liability in the 14th Century Law of Torts, 128 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW 361 (1979). [HeinOnline]

A Historical Inquiry into the Right to Trial by Jury in Complex Civil Litigation, 128 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW 829 (1980). [HeinOnline]

A Modest Replication to a Lengthy Discourse, 128 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW 986 (1980). [HeinOnline]

An Early Opinion of an Arkansas Trial Court, 5 UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK LAW JOURNAL 397 (1982). [HeinOnline]

The Arkansas Colonial Legal System, 1686-1766, 6 UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK LAW JOURNAL 391 (1983). [HeinOnline]

The Relocation of Arkansas Post to ‚ÄčEcores Rouges in 1779, 42 ARKANSAS HISTORICAL QUARTERLY 317 (1983).

The Arnolds of Southwestern Arkansas: 102 Years of Law, 18 ARKANSAS LAWYER 136 (1984). [HeinOnline]

George L. Haskins (with J. Freedman, C. Oliver, L. Pollak, A. Putnam, A. Watson), 134 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW 1 (1985). [HeinOnline]


Book Reviews

Book Review. Ex Nihilo Nihil, Van Caenegem, R., The Birth of the English Common Law, 83 YALE LAW JOURNAL 855 (1974). [HeinOnline]

Book Review. Sutherland, D., The Assize of Novel Disseisin, 18 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF LEGAL HISTORY 364 (1974). [HeinOnline]

Book Review. Transcending Debt and Convenant, Simpson, A., The History of the Common Law Contract, 85 YALE LAW REVIEW 990 (1976). [HeinOnline]

Book Review. Horwitz, M., The Transformation of American Law, 1780-1860, 126 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW 241 (1977). [HeinOnline]

Book Review. Thorne, S. (trans.), De Legibus et Consuetudinibus Angliae, 91 HARVARD LAW REVIEW 517 (1977). [HeinOnline]

Book Review. Legal History and the Law of Blasphemy, Levy, L. Treason Against God: A History of the Offense of Blasphemy, 80 MICHIGAN LAW REVIEW 772 (1982). [ HeinOnline]

Book Review. The Professionalization of the English County Courts, Palmer, R., The Country Courts of Medieval England, 96 HARVARD LAW REVIEW 1162 (1983). [HeinOnline]

Book Review. Hass, E. (ed.), Louisiana's Legal Heritage, 45 LOUISIANA LAW REVIEW 1325 (1985). [HeinOnline]

Book Review. Societal Versus Official Law, Green, T., Verdict According to Conscience: Perspectives on the English Criminal Trial Jury, 1200-1800, 38 STANFORD LAW REVIEW 265 (1985). [HeinOnline]