A Natural History Of The Common Law

Author: S. F. C. Milsom
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231503490
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In this collection of discussions from the James S. Carpentier Lectures in legal history and criticism, one of Britain's most acclaimed legal historians S. F. C. Milsom focuses on the development of English common law -- the intellectually ...

The Common Law And The Environment

Author: Roger E. Meiners
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847697090
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Evaluating almost three decades of experience with the Clean Air Act, Superfund, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, and other major federal environmental statutes, the contributors to this volume question the effectiveness and ...

Shaping The Common Law

Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804779597
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This collection discusses the contributions of great common-law jurists and singular documents - namely the Magna Carta and the Laws and Liberties of Massachusetts - that have shaped common law, from its origins in twelfth-century England ...

The Common Law

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486121224
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did not live to finish his work, remarked of The Common Law that it had to be read
as philosophy, not law — which undoubtedly was so. In this book Holmes tried to
harmonize evolution and duty. But we must follow him through his legal materials
to see the argument. 2. DUTY, AND THE ARRANGEMENT OF THE LAW At the
time Holmes wrote, the “analytical” school, founded by the Utilitarian philosopher
Jeremy Bentham and in Holmes's youth identified with the writings of John Austin

The Nature Of The Common Law

Author: Melvin Aron Eisenberg
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674604810
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Throughout the book, the analysis is fully illustrated by leading cases.

A History Of The Common Law Of Contract

Author: Alfred William Brian Simpson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198255734
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This book, which takes the story up to 1677 (the date of Statute of Frauds) forms the first part of the history of contract law, and is writtenprimarily from a doctrinal standpoint.