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The Resource Leading cases in the common law, A.W. Brian Simpson

Leading cases in the common law, A.W. Brian Simpson

Label
Leading cases in the common law
Title
Leading cases in the common law
Statement of responsibility
A.W. Brian Simpson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of cases in common law, centred upon the theme of the judgment establishing a long-lasting or far-reaching precedent. The cases were selected in order to illustrate how the precedents established had little or nothing to do with the trials themselves
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Simpson, A. W. Brian,
Dewey number
340.5/7/0942
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plans
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • legal cases and notes
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  • Common law
  • Common law
Target audience
specialized
Label
Leading cases in the common law, A.W. Brian Simpson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. The study of cases -- 2. Politics and law in Elizabethan England: Shelley's Case (1581) -- 3. The timeless principles of the common law: Keeble v. Hickeringill (1707) -- 4. Legal science and legal absurdity: Jee v. Audley (1787) -- 5. A case of first impression: Priestley v. Fowler (1837) -- 6. The beauty of obscurity: Raffles v. Wichelhaus and Busch (1864) -- 7. Victorian judges and the problem of social cost: Tipping v. St. Helen's Smelting Company (1865) -- 8. Bursting reservoirs and Victorian tort law: Rylands and Horrocks v. Fletcher (1868) -- 9. The ideal of the rule of law: Regina v. Keyn (1876) -- 10. Quackery and contract law: Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Company (1893)
Control code
ocn798066408
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 311 pages, [8] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191682438
Note
Oxford University Press
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, plans, portraits
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)798066408
Label
Leading cases in the common law, A.W. Brian Simpson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. The study of cases -- 2. Politics and law in Elizabethan England: Shelley's Case (1581) -- 3. The timeless principles of the common law: Keeble v. Hickeringill (1707) -- 4. Legal science and legal absurdity: Jee v. Audley (1787) -- 5. A case of first impression: Priestley v. Fowler (1837) -- 6. The beauty of obscurity: Raffles v. Wichelhaus and Busch (1864) -- 7. Victorian judges and the problem of social cost: Tipping v. St. Helen's Smelting Company (1865) -- 8. Bursting reservoirs and Victorian tort law: Rylands and Horrocks v. Fletcher (1868) -- 9. The ideal of the rule of law: Regina v. Keyn (1876) -- 10. Quackery and contract law: Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Company (1893)
Control code
ocn798066408
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 311 pages, [8] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191682438
Note
Oxford University Press
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, plans, portraits
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)798066408

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