Essays in jurisprudence and the common law,

Essays in jurisprudence and the common law,

Essays in jurisprudence and the common law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Arthur Lehman Goodhart
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Cambridge [England] The University Press, 1931
  • Type: Book
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Additional Format

Online version: Goodhart, Arthur L. (Arthur Lehman), 1891-1978. Essays in jurisprudence and the common law. Cambridge [Eng.] The University press, 1931 (OCoLC)609656546

Short Description

XIII pages, 1 leaf, 295 pages 22 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Essays in jurisprudence and the common law, is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Cambridge, England The University Press
  • Responsable Person: by Arthur L. Goodhart …
  • Publication Date: 1931
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 25 editions
  • First edition Date: 1931
  • Last edition Date: 1972
  • General Notes: “All the essays included in this volume have appeared in the course of the last four years in legal periodicals except the one entitled “Liability for the consequences of a ?negligent act'”, which was published in Cambridge legal essays, 1926″–Preface.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: K230.G66
  • Dewey Code: 347.04
  • OCLC: 1675677

Main Contents

Determining the ratio decideni of a case.–Recent tendencies in English jurisprudence.–Case law in England and America.–Three cases on possession.–Corporate liability in tort and the doctrine of ultra VIres.–Liability for the consequences of a “negligent act”.–The Palagraf case.–Liability for things naturally on the land.–Blackmail and consideration in contracts.–Costs.–The legality of the general strike.–Recent cases on banking and negotiable instruments.–the New York Court of appeals and the House of lords.

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