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Leading Cases in the Common Law

A.W. Brian Simpson
Format
Book
Published
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Language
English
ISBN
0198258526 (acid-free paper), 9780198258520 (acid-free paper)
Related Resources
Publisher description Table of contents only
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).
Description
xii, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-302) and index.
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