This section contains free e-books and guides on Common Law, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.
The common law of EnglandWilliam Blake Odgers, William Walter Odgersr and
| NA Pages
The essence of English common law is that it is made by judges
sitting in courts, applying legal precedent to the facts before them. A decision
of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, the highest civil appeal court of
the United Kingdom, is binding on every other court. Topics covered includes:
Torts, Crimes, Contracts, The Law Of Persons, Adjective Law.
The Spirit of the Common LawRoscoe PoundPDF
| 238 Pages
This book covers the following
topics: The Feudal Element, Puritanism and the Law, The Courts and the Crown,
The Rights of Englishmen and the Rights of Man, The Pioneers and the Law, The
Philosophy of Law in the Nineteenth Century, Judicial Empiricism and Legal
Traditional Rights and FreedomsEncroachments by Commonwealth LawsAustralian
Law Reform CommissionOnline
| 130 Pages
This book covers the following topics: Freedom of Speech,
Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Association, Freedom of Movement, Property
Rights, Retrospective Laws, Fair Trial, Burden of Proof, The Privilege against
Self-incrimination, Client Legal Privilege, Strict or Absolute Liability, Appeal
from Acquittal, Procedural Fairness, Delegating Legislative Power, Authorising
what would otherwise be a Tort, Executive Immunities, Judicial Review,
Freedoms and Privilege.
The Common LawOliver Wendell HolmesOnline
| 257 Pages
Lucid, accessible coverage, from
a historical perspective, of liability, criminal law, torts, bail, possession
and ownership, contracts, successions, many other aspects of civil and criminal
law. Indispensable reading for lawyers, political scientists, interested general
The Inheritance of the Common LawRichard O'SullivanPDF
| 136 Pages
volume in the Hamlyn Lecture series covers the concept of Man in the common Law,
the Family, the political community and the law and conscience.
The Unity of the Common LawStudies in Hegelian JurisprudenceAlan
| 347 Pages
Countering the influential view of Critical Legal Studies that law is an
incoherent mixture of conflicting political ideologies, this book forges a new
paradigm for understanding the common law as being unified and systematic. Alan
Brudner applies Hegel's legal and moral philosophy to fashion a comprehensive
synthesis of the common law of property, contract, tort, and crime.
The Common Law in IndiaM. C. Setalvad and Padma VibhufhanPDF
| 244 Pages
covers the following topics: the rise of the common law, Civil law, criminal law
and the Indian constitution.