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The Resource Law and legal theory in England and America, Richard A. Posner

Law and legal theory in England and America, Richard A. Posner

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Law and legal theory in England and America
Title
Law and legal theory in England and America
Statement of responsibility
Richard A. Posner
Title variation
Law and legal theory in the UK and USA
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work consists of a revised version of the first "Clarendon Law Lectures" delivered in October 1995. The book presents a comparative analysis of the English and American legal systems
Member of
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Posner, Richard A
Dewey number
349.4/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Clarendon law series
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  • Law
  • Practice of law
  • Law
  • Practice of law
  • Sociological jurisprudence
  • Law and economics
Label
Law and legal theory in England and America, Richard A. Posner
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Publication
Note
"Clarendon Law Lectures"--Jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Lecture One: Hart versus Dworkin, Europe versus America. I. On Not Asking 'What Is Law?'. II. The Continental Character of the English Legal System -- Lecture Two: The Common Law. I. Torts. II. Contracts. III. A Note on Remedies -- Lecture Three: Functional, Systemic Comparisons of Legal Systems. I. Comparing Systems. II. The Dangers of Piecemeal Reform. III. Which System is Better? IV. Notes Toward a Theory of Legal Culture. V. Lessons for the United States -- App. A. The English Judiciary. I. An Outline of the Court Structure in England and Wales. II. Note on the Jurisdiction of the Circuit Judge. III. Note on the Jurisdiction of a District Judge -- App. B. The Udu Case
Control code
ocn797175716
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 134 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191682773
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)797175716
Label
Law and legal theory in England and America, Richard A. Posner
Publication
Note
"Clarendon Law Lectures"--Jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Lecture One: Hart versus Dworkin, Europe versus America. I. On Not Asking 'What Is Law?'. II. The Continental Character of the English Legal System -- Lecture Two: The Common Law. I. Torts. II. Contracts. III. A Note on Remedies -- Lecture Three: Functional, Systemic Comparisons of Legal Systems. I. Comparing Systems. II. The Dangers of Piecemeal Reform. III. Which System is Better? IV. Notes Toward a Theory of Legal Culture. V. Lessons for the United States -- App. A. The English Judiciary. I. An Outline of the Court Structure in England and Wales. II. Note on the Jurisdiction of the Circuit Judge. III. Note on the Jurisdiction of a District Judge -- App. B. The Udu Case
Control code
ocn797175716
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 134 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191682773
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)797175716

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