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Common law books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Common law category. Presented with a red border are the Common law books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Common Law by Oliver Wendell Holmes Common Law

The Common Law is a book about common law in the United states, including torts, property, contracts and crime, written by Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. This classic is a must read for anyone wishing to understand American...
Format: eBook - Released: 29/01/2017

Legitimate Expectations in the Common Law World by Matthew Groves Legitimate Expectations in the Common Law World

The recognition and enforcement of legitimate expectations by courts has been a striking feature of English law since R v North and East Devon Health Authority; ex parte Coughlan [2001] 3 QB 213. Although the substantive form of legitimate expectation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/01/2017

Tort Law Defences by James Goudkamp Tort Law Defences

The law of torts recognises many defences to liability. While some of these defences have been explored in detail, scant attention has been given to the theoretical foundations of defences generally. In particular, no serious attempt has been made to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2016

Common Law and Feudal Society in Medieval Scotland by Hector MacQueen Common Law and Feudal Society in Medieval Scotland

The close links between the Scots and English law in the Middle Ages have long been recognised. Based on extensive research, this book examines the brieves of novel dissasine, mortancestry and right, and legal remedies for the recovery of land,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2016

The Spirit of the Laws in Mozambique by Juan Obarrio The Spirit of the Laws in Mozambique

Mozambique has been hailed as a success story by the international community. The author examines the role of customary law in Mozambique to ask a larger question: what is the place of law in the neoliberal era, in which the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/11/2014

The Spirit of the Laws in Mozambique by Juan Obarrio The Spirit of the Laws in Mozambique

Mozambique has been hailed as a success story by the international community. The author examines the role of customary law in Mozambique to ask a larger question: what is the place of law in the neoliberal era, in which the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/11/2014

Pre-Trial Detention in 20th and 21st Century Common Law and Civil Law Systems by Marion Charret-Del Bove Pre-Trial Detention in 20th and 21st Century Common Law and Civil Law Systems

Pre-trial detention refers to the period when a person, after being arrested, is detained so as to determine the nature of the offences and the characterization of the charges.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2014

Law for the Common Man by Kush Kalra Law for the Common Man

It has been generally believed among different sections and groups of the society that legal education is only for the law students, lawyers etc. But have you ever thought that how important role can basic legal education plays in our...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2014

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Vigilance and Restraint in the Common Law of Judicial Review by Dean R. (Victoria University of Wellington) Knight Vigilance and Restraint in the Common Law of Judicial Review

Explores how courts vary the depth of scrutiny in judicial review and the virtues of different approaches.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/03/2018

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Common Law Legal English and Grammar A Contextual Approach by Alison Riley, Patricia Sours Common Law Legal English and Grammar A Contextual Approach
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This course book focuses on the language of the law - legal terms, expressions, and grammar - introduced systematically with relevant aspects of the law, and examined in context through analytical reading activities based on original legal texts.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/06/2014

Lyttleton, His Treatise of Tenures, in French and English. a New Edition, Printed from the Most Ancient Copies, and Collated with the Various Readings by Thomas Littleton Lyttleton, His Treatise of Tenures, in French and English. a New Edition, Printed from the Most Ancient Copies, and Collated with the Various Readings


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2014

Reforming Law Reform - Perspectives from Hong Kong and Beyond by Michael Tilbury, Simon N. M. Young, Ludwig Ng Reforming Law Reform - Perspectives from Hong Kong and Beyond
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As a special administrative region of China, Hong Kong has its own legal system rooted in the common law. Reforms to this system take into account Hong Kong's unique conditions as an international city and draw widely on practices around...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2014

Law 4 Layman by Kush Kalra, Ayushi Gaur Law 4 Layman
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In general a Layman/Common Man has a thinking that it will be his bad luck if ever he has to visit police station or Court, but sometimes for the sake of Peace, Law & Order or for completion of some...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/01/2014

Historical Foundations of Australian Law - Volume I Institutions, Concepts and Personalities by Justin Gleeson, James Watson, Ruth Higgins Historical Foundations of Australian Law - Volume I Institutions, Concepts and Personalities
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This collection of essays - comprising 15 chapters, with contributions from sitting judges of the High Court of Australia, the Court of Appeal of New South Wales, the Federal Court of Australia, and practising members of the Bar - introduces...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2013

Common Law and Enlightenment in England, 1689-1750 by Julia Rudolph Common Law and Enlightenment in England, 1689-1750

A study of how English legal culture, with its strong emphasis on common law, engaged with the new ideas of the Enlightenment.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/04/2013

Common Law by Oliver Wendell Holmes Common Law

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., is considered one of the greatest justices of the United States Supreme Court and profoundly influenced American jurisprudence, especially in the areas of civil liberties and judicial restraint. At the same time, his abilities as a...
Format: eBook - Released: 02/08/2012

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