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Principles of the common law

Alured Nathaniel Myddleton Wilshere

Principles of the common law

[originally based on Indermaur"s Common Law]

by Alured Nathaniel Myddleton Wilshere

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Published by Carswell, Sweet & Maxwell in Toronto, London .
Written in English

  • Contracts -- Great Britain.,
  • Torts -- Great Britain.,
  • Evidence (Law) -- Great Britain.,
  • Common law -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. M. Wilshere.
    ContributionsIndermaur, John.
    LC ClassificationsKF801 W5481937
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlxvi, 932 p.
    Number of Pages932
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17892604M

    When such was the common law of the Romans with regard to punishment, there can be no difficulty to assign a reason why that law was extended to reparation even for the slightest fault; and as little, to assign a reason why the same obtains in the common law of most European nations, the principles of which are borrowed from the Roman law.

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