Logo

Turning Points of the Common Law

Large book cover: Turning Points of the Common Law

Turning Points of the Common Law
by

Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
ISBN/ASIN: 0421598603
ISBN-13: 9780421598607
Number of pages: 120

Description:
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.

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(7.1MB,PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Courts and CriminalsCourts and Criminals
by - Project Gutenberg
It is unquestionably a generally accepted principle that it is better that ninety-nine guilty men should escape than that one innocent man should be convicted. This book presents a guide to procedures and practices in criminal courts.
(11273 views)
Book cover: Principles of Federal Appropriations LawPrinciples of Federal Appropriations Law
- GAO
The Principles of Federal Appropriations Law is a multi-volume treatise concerning federal fiscal law. The publication provides text discussion with reference to specific legal authorities to illustrate the principles and their application.
(4938 views)
Book cover: Manifest Madness: Mental Incapacity in the Criminal LawManifest Madness: Mental Incapacity in the Criminal Law
by - Oxford University Press
Understanding the terrain of mental incapacity in criminal law is notoriously difficult; it involves tracing overlapping and interlocking legal doctrines, current and past practices. This book provides a close study of mental incapacity defences.
(3762 views)
Book cover: Law and Lawyers in the United States: The Common Law Under StressLaw and Lawyers in the United States: The Common Law Under Stress
by - Stevens & sons
This book may serve to help you to have a better understanding of our legal system and its many problems; and it may, too, lead to the conclusion that you are indeed privileged to live under your own constitutional and legal system.
(6803 views)