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Black·stone(blăk′stōn′, -stən), Sir William 1723-1780.
British jurist and educator who wrote Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765-1769), the most comprehensive single treatment of the body of English law.
(Biography) Sir William. 1723–80, English jurist noted particularly for his Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765–69), which had a profound influence on jurisprudence in the US
Sir William, 1723–80, English jurist and writer on law.