Historical Foundations Of The Common Law

Author: S. F. C. Milsom
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 148318255X
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Historical Foundations of the Common Law provides a general overview of the development of the common law. The book is comprised of 14 chapters that are organized into four parts.

A Natural History Of The Common Law

Author: S. F. C. Milsom
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231503490
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In this collection of discussions from the James S. Carpentier Lectures in legal history and criticism, one of Britain's most acclaimed legal historians S. F. C. Milsom focuses on the development of English common law -- the intellectually ...

Encyclopedia Of Historians And Historical Writing

Author: Kelly Boyd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781884964336
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Milsom's scholarly reputation, however, derives largely - but by no means
exclusively - from his two principal works of scholarship, Historical Foundations of
the Common Law (1969) and The Legal Framework of English Feudalism (1976),
the latter being the published text of his Mairland lectures at Cambridge in 1972.
But not to be forgotten is Milsom's magisterial introduction to the reissue of the
second edition of Pollock and Maitland's History of English Law (1968). In his "
essay in ...

English Common Law In The Age Of Mansfield

Author: James Oldham
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807864005
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... the common law originally focused not on the defendant's responsibility but
rather on the injury his actions caused the plaintiff.3 The traditional forms of
action were designed to classify wrongs on the basis of the type of injury
sustained by the plaintiff rather than on the degree of the defendant's fault.4
Percy Winfield asserted that ''in the ordi. See, e.g., P. H. Winfield, ''Duty in Tortious
Negligence,'' Columbia Law Review 34 (1934): 41, 49; S. F. C. Milsom, Historical
Foundations of the ...

The Judge In A Democracy

Author: Aharon Barak
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400827043
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CHAPTER SIX The Development of the Common Law THE COMMON LAW AS
JUDGE-MADE LAW Judges not only interpret statutes created by the legislature,
they also create law. This applies to all legal systems. There is no judging without
creation of law. It is most strongly manifested in common law systems. The
common law is judge-made law. It has been created by judges for hundreds of
years. “The history of the common law is a history of continuous, gradual
development over ...

The Formation Of English Common Law

Author: John Hudson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131789801X
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EDITOR' S PREFACE England's history is unique for the development at a very
early date of a unified system of law, which is normally described as the English
Common Law. This Common Law was duly exported to many parts of the globe
in the baggage train of the British Empire, and remains highly significant, for
example, in North America. In a broad context, the historical foundations of the
Common Law have also remained utterly central to all discussion of the
distinctive historical ...

The Historical Foundations Of The Law Relating To Trade Marks

Author: Frank Isaac Schechter
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
ISBN: 158477035X
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Includes table of cases and statutes, bibliography. Considered to be "...invaluable for starting scholarly research." Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection of New York University (1953) 869.

Thinking Like A Lawyer

Author: Frederick Schauer
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674032705
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6 THE IDEA OF THE COMMON LAW 6.1 Some History and a Comparison A
popular conception imagines law as a collection of rules written down in a master
rulebook. ... Leading works on the historical origins of the common law include
J. H. Baker, An Introduction to English Legal History (4th ed., 2002); S. F. C.
Milsom, A Natural History of the Common Law (2003); S. F. C. Milson, Historical
Foundations of the Common Law (2d ed., 1981); Theodore F. T. Plucknett, A
Concise History ...