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An introduction to the comparative study of private law : readings, cases, materials

Author: James Gordley; Arthur Taylor Von Mehren
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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These readings explore differences between the law of property, contract, tort and unjust enrichment of two common law jurisdictions: the United States and England, and two civil law jurisdictions:  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Gordley; Arthur Taylor Von Mehren
ISBN: 0521681855 9780521681858
OCLC Number: 638962311
Description: LVI, 581 p. ; 26 cm
Contents: Introductory Readings: 1. History: English law and Roman law; 2. Codification; 3. Institutions - Comparative Private Law: Property, Torts, Contracts, Unjust Enrichment; Part I. Property Law: 1. Possession; 2. Ownership; 3. The Doctrine of Necessity; Part II. Tort Law: 1. The Scope of the Rights Protected; 2. Conduct for Which One is Liable; Part III. Contract Law: 1. The Structure of Contract Law; 2. Voluntary Commitment; 3. Fairness; 4. Excuse for Non-Performance; 5. Remedies; Part IV. Unjust Enrichment: 1. The Principle; 2. Unjust Enrichment When the Plaintiff Did Not Lose; 3. Unjust Enrichment When it is Doubtful What the Defendant Gained.
Responsibility: James Gordley, Arthur Taylor von Mehren.

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Review of the hardback: '... this is a stimulating ... resource.' European Tort Law 'The book is doubtless a very valuable tool for teaching comparative law ... it is obvious that great care has been Read more...

 
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