Legal Theory and Legal History: Essays on the Common Law

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A&C Black, 1987 - Law - 432 pages
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Contents

The Laws of Ethelbert
1
The Early Constitution of the Inns of Court
17
The Early Constitution of Grays Inn
33
The Circulation of Yearbooks in the Fifteenth Century
53
The Source and Function of the Later Year Books
67
The Introduction of the Action on the Case for Conversion
93
The Penal Bond with Conditional Defeasance
111
Entails and Perpetuities
143
The Horwitz Thesis and the History of Contracts
203
Legal Principles and the Forms of Legal Literature
273
The Twitching Corpse
321
The Analysis of Legal Concepts
335
The Common Law and Legal Theory
359
The Survival of the Common Law System
383
R S Rattray and Ashanti Law
403
Index
427

The Rule in Wheeldon v Burrows and the Code Civil
163
Innovation in Nineteenth Century Contract Law
171

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