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A short introduction to the common law

Author: Geoffrey Samuel
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a short, accessible introduction to the English common law tradition, in particular to the civil process. It adopts an approach which explains the historical development of the common law institutions and procedures whilst also setting them in perspective through a comparative outlook. Aspects of the common law are contrasted on occasions with structural or functional equivalents (or near  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Samuel, Geoffrey, 1947-
Short introduction to the common law.
(DLC) 2013938970
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Samuel
ISBN: 1782546383 9781782546382 9781782546375 1782546375
OCLC Number: 872700747
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 189 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Development of the English Courts --
Development of the English Procedural Tradition --
English Law Remedies --
English Legal Education and English Legal Thought (1) : Sources and Methods --
English Legal Education and English Legal Thought (2) : Academic Theories --
Legal Institutions and Concepts in the Common Law (1) : Persons and Things --
Legal Institutions and Concepts in the Common Law (2) : Causes of Action and Obligations.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Samuel, Professor of Law, Kent Law School, UK and Professor affilie, School of Law, Sciences-Po, Paris, France.

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