Turning Points of the Common Law
by Robin Brunskill Cooke
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell 1997
Number of pages: 120
In this book, based on the 48th series of Hamlyn Lectures, Lord Cooke focuses on four great cases which were all major turning points in the development of the common law. In each instance he examines the effect at the time, subsequent developments in case law and academic opinion, and the respective advantages of decisions in Commonwealth jurisdictions.
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