The entries with an asterisk(*) are books that can be used by students.
, W.W. Norton & Company, New York, 1967. Andrewes gives an excellent social, geographical, and historical account of Greek life.
Constitution of Athens
, translated by Kurt von Fritzand Ernest Knapp, Harfner Press, New York, 1974. This is an account of the Athenian constitution by Aristotle. This constitution covered the fifth and fourth centuries B.C.*
Calhoun, George Miller,
Athenian Clubs in Politics and
, The University of Texas Bulletin
Texas, 1913. Calhoun gives an account of the activities employed by political clubs in Athens to influence court cases.
The Murder of Herodes and Other
from the Athenian Law courts
, MacDonald & Co., London, 1946. Freeman translates speeches from several Athenian court cases. I would suggest the use of this book for examples of Athenian court cases. It is also possible to look up Loeb Library translations of the Attic orators.*
Judicial Administration-the American Experience
, Oceana Publications, Inc., Dobbs Ferry, New York, 1970. Karlen gives a brief overview of the American court system, he mentions several shortcomings that are worth noting.
The American Legal System
, Harper & Row, New York, 1964. This book gives a good overview of the American court system.
MacDowell, Douglas M.,
The Law In Classical Athens
, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, 1978. This book serves as an excellent source for information on ancient Athenian law.
The Athenian Citizen
, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Princeton, N.J., 1974. A short pamphlet with a brief account of the court system and good illustrations of the allotment machines, water clocks, and jurors’ ballots.*