This text is very
easy to read and Hales analysis of the Common Law is noted as the first
published history of English law and a strong influence on William Blackstone's
Commentaries on the Laws of England.
This book includes the writings of major legal theorists, including Sir
Edward Coke, Sir William Blackstone, James Fitzjames Stephen, Frederic William
Maitland, John Marshall, Joseph Story, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. and Roscoe
Pound, among others. Legal Treatises includes casebooks, local practice manuals,
form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and other works
of the most influential writers of their time. It is of great value to
researchers of domestic and international law, government and politics, legal
history, business and economics, criminology and much more.
This book explains the following topics: Preservation of Life and
Limb, Some Excerpts From History, Crimes Against the Person, International Wrong
Always Condemned, Frauds, Victims Deceived, Attack Upon Rights of Property in
Personality, Rights as Between Two Parties, Preservation of Security, Security
in Preservation of Property, Interference With Freedom of Movement.
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.
Author(s): William Blake Odgers, William Walter Odgersr and
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
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.