Conversations On Philanthropy
Emerging Questions on Liberality and Social Thought

Richard H. Helmholz

RICHARD H. HELMHOLZ is Ruth Wyatt Rosenson Distinguished Service
Professor in the Law School of the University of Chicago. A legal historian, he has
specialized in the study of Roman and canon laws. His principal contribution has
been to show their relevance to the development of the Anglo-American common
law. Among his publications on the subject, the two most recent are Volume One
of the Oxford History of the Laws of England: The Canon Law and Ecclesiastical
Jurisdiction from 597 to the 1640s (2004), and Three Civilian Notebooks, 1580-1640
(Selden Society 2010). (REV. 2013)


Conversations Volume Year Contribution Title
Volume IX2012ArticleCharity and Religion: Historical Connections in our Law

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