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Interviewer: Liz CovartInterviewee: Abby Chandler

Title: Abby Chandler, Law, Order and Sexual Misconduct in Colonial New England

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Podcast: Ben Franklin's World

Episode: 069

Date: 2016


Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 17th Century, 18th Century | American History: U.S. History | Prosecution: Laws


Link: Ben Franklin's World (Free Access)


Interviewer: Interviewer's Personal Website,

Interviewee: Abigail B. Chandler, History Department, University of Massachusetts at Lowell

Description: »In this episode, we investigate the development of law and order in early New England with Abby Chandler, an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell and author of Law and Sexual Misconduct in New England 1650-1750.
During our investigation, Abby reveals why sexual misconduct cases are ideal of exploring changes in early American legal history; How colonists in New England used their legal systems to become more English; And, details about sexual misconduct charges, trials, and punishments.« (Source: Ben Franklin's World)

Publication: Chandler, Abby. Law and Sexual Misconduct in New England, 1650-1750: Steering Toward England. Farnham 2015. – Bibliographic Entry: Info

Wikipedia: History of the Americas: History of the United States / Colonial history of the United States, History of New England | Law: Sex and the law