A Historical Introduction To The Law Of Obligations

Author: David J. Ibbetson
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Sometimes fragments borrowed from other jurisdictions have been incorporated into the fabric of English law; from time to time ideas developed elsewhere have, at least temporarily, imposed a measure of structure on a common law otherwise ...

An Historical Introduction To Modern Civil Law

Author: Thomas Glyn Watkin
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This volume provides a critical appreciation of modern civilian systems by examining current rules and structures in the context of their 2,500 year development.

Historical Introduction To The Private Law Of Rome

Author: James Muirhead
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ISBN-13: 978-1-58477-967-4. ISBN-10: 1-58477-967-5. Paperback. $28.95.* Reprint of the uncommon third and final edition. This book grew out of an article in the Encyclpedia Brittanica.

Measuring Damages In The Law Of Obligations

Author: Sirko Harder
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1. Introduction. I. The. Law. of. Obligations. In common law systems, there is no
monolith law of obligations that has developed as a coherent whole. What may
be called the law of obligations is made up of several areas of law that have
developed more or less independently of each other: contract, tort, unjust
enrichment (or ... 2 For the historical development of contract, tort and unjust
enrichment see, eg, D Ibbetson, A Historical Introduction to the Law of
Obligations (Oxford, 1999).

An Historical Introduction To Private Law

Author: R. C. van Caenegem
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16g6),6 and, to a lesser extent, canon law. Roman law was the basis of
jurisprudence, but it was also the law practised in the south, the region of written
law (pays de droit fcrit}. The influence of Roman law was particularly marked in
the law of obligations, (iii) The law of the three great royal ordinances of 1731 to
1747, which were in fact partial codifications of important areas of law. These
ordinances had been the work of Henri Francois Daguesseau (d. 1751),
chancellor of Louis XV.

Introduction To Middle Eastern Law

Author: Chibli Mallat
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Mapping out Middle Eastern law from its earliest records to the latest decisions of Middle Eastern high courts, Mallat focuses on the way legislators and courts conceive of law and apply it, and introduces its main sources and legal ...

English Common Law In The Age Of Mansfield

Author: James Oldham
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See, e.g., P. H. Winfield, ''Duty in Tortious Negligence,'' Columbia Law Review 34
(1934): 41, 49; S. F. C. Milsom, Historical Foundations of the Common Law, 2d ed
. (London: Butterworths, 1981), 397; H. Potter, An Historical Introduction to
English Law and Its Institutions, 2d ed. (London: Sweet and Maxwell, ... Law of
Obligations (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999), chapter 9 (''The Law of Torts
in the Nineteenth Century: The Rise of the Tort of Negligence''). . P. H. Winfield, ''
The ...

Tort Law Challenging Orthodoxy

Author: Stephen G A Pitel
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I would like to thank Nick McBride and Sarah Worthington for comments on drafts
of this chapter, and the participants at the Obligations VI Conference for their
questions and feedback. The usual disclaimer applies. 1 R v Manley (1844) 1
Cox CC 104 (Somerset Lent Assizes); R v Mazeau (1840)9 C & P 676, 173 ER
1006 (KB). 2 D Ibbetson, A Historical Introduction to the Law of Obligations (
Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1999) 180. 3 De Crespigny v Wellesley (1829) 5
Bing 392, 130 ...