Elementary Law (Google eBook)

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William Lawrence Clark
American Law Book Company, 1909 - Law - 490 pages
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Contents

The United States Constitution
20
Relation of the State and Federal Governments
21
Sovereignty in the United States
22
Distribution of Powers in the United States
23
The State Governments
24
Local SelfGovernment
26
Citizenship and Naturalization
27
Sources of the Law in General 28 The Unwritten Law in General 29 The Civil or Roman Law 30 The Common Law and Its Sources Customs Stare ...
29
The Canon
37
The Common or Unwritten Law in the United States 35 Equity Courts of Equity and Their General Jurisdiction
39
Specific Character of Equity Jurisdiction
42
The Maxims of Equity
43
The Written Law in General
44
Relation of the Written to the Unwritten Law 40 The Constitution of the United States
46
Acts of Congress 42 Treaties 43 State Constitutions 44 Acts of State and Territorial Legislatures
53
Municipal Ordinances or ByLaws 46 Enactment of Statutes
54
Constitutionality of Statutes 48 Affirmative and Negative Statutes 49 Declaratory and Remedial Statutes
56
Public and Private Statutes 51 General and Local Statutes 52 Mandatory and Directory Statutes
57
Prospective and Retrospective Statutes
58
THE AUTHORITIES AND THEIR INTERPRETATION g 54 The Rank of the Various Authorities
59
General Rules for the Interpretation of Laws
60
Rules for the Construction of Statutes 57 The Interpretation of Cases
64
CHAPTEE V
67
CHAPTER VI
77
CHAPTER VII
87
PART II
95
Written and Unwritten Constitutions 82 The Construction of Constitutions 83 The Essentials of a Written Constitution 84 Administrative
97
CHAPTER IX
102
Particular Torts Continued 116 Conspiracy
116
Malicious Interference with Contract
117
Trespass
118
Conversion
119
Waste
120
Violation of Easements
121
Infringement
122
Nuisance
123
Illegal Agreements
177
Operation of Contract a In General
178
b Assignment of Contracts c Joint and Several Contracts
180
Discharge of Contract a Discharge of Contract by Agreement
183
b Discharge of Contract by Performance c Discharge of Contract by Breach
184
Discharge of Contract by Impossibility of Performance
186
e Discharge of Contract by Operation of Law 137 Remedies on Breach of Contract 138 QuasiContract
187
B Particular Contracts 139 Sales
189
Bailments
190
Negotiable Instruments
193
Suretyship and Guaranty
196
Insurance
197
CHAPTER XII
199
Ratification 148 Rights and Liabilities of Principal and Agent Inter Se 149 Rights and Liabilities as to Third Persons in Contract
206
Liability as to Third Persons in Tort
207
The Contract of Marriage
210
Termination of the Relation
211
B Same Parent ana Child
229
F Insane Persons
248
B Estates in Real Property 192 Estates in General Tenants 193 Classification of Estates 194 Estates in Possession and in Expectancy In General 195 ...
259
Same Estates in Reversion 197 Same Executory Interests
262
Freeholds and Estates Less than Freehold 198a Freeholds of Inheritance and Not of Inheritance
263
Same LifeEstates a Classification
264
b Estate Tail after Possibility of Issue Extinct c Curtesy d Dower
265
e Tenancy Pur Autre Vie 200 Estates Less than Freehold
266
Estates in Severalty in Joint Tenancy and in Common
267
Absolute and Conditional Estates
269
Equitable Estates Uses and Trusts
270
CHAPTER XVI
273
CHAPTER XVII
281
E Succession After Death
288
CHAPTER XX
303
PROCEDURE
320
TRIALS
328
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