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Written in English

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Other titlesPrivate law
StatementPeter Benson
ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law
The Physical Object
Pagination375 pages ;
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26613674M

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April Civil Wrongs and Justice in Private Law, edited by Paul B Miller and John Oberdiek Fiduciaries and Trust – Ethics, Politics, Economics and Law, edited by Paul B Miller and Matthew Harding Legal and Equitable Property Rights, by John Tarrant Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Equity, edited by Dennis Klimchuk, Irit Samet and Henry E Smith.   Private Law in Theory and Practice explores important theoretical issues in tort law, the law of contract and the law of unjust enrichment and relates the theory to judicial decision-making in these areas of private law. Topics covered include the politics and philosophy of tort law reform, the role of good faith in contract law, comparative perspectives on setting . Books shelved as law-and-legal-theory: The Conceptual Foundations of Transitional Justice by Colleen Murphy, Justice for Hedgehogs by Ronald Dworkin, Law. This concise book provides an accessible and fresh introduction to private law, presenting the topic as a unified whole of which the main branches – on contract, tort, property, family and.

Book Description. Private Law in Theory and Practice explores important theoretical issues in tort law, the law of contract and the law of unjust enrichment and relates the theory to judicial decision-making in these areas of private law. Topics covered include the politics and philosophy of tort law reform, the role of good faith in contract law, comparative perspectives on setting . Initially, Rome's public law was closely related to religion, but over time this connection weakened. After the Roman Empire, the concept of public law was adopted by monarchies and republics. In monarchies, public law represented the power of the monarch, while in republics public law was a responsibility of the people. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: The tragedy of the Commons / Garrett Hardin --The problem of social cost / R.H. Coase --Toward a theory of property rights / Harold Demsetz --Property, utility, and fairness: comments on the ethical foundations of "Just Compensation" Law / Frank I. Michelman --The . The book provides a comparative analysis of the law relating to remedies for breach of contract. It examines different remedies such as specific performance and damages,doing so from the viewpoint of different legal systems, principally the English, American, German, French Format: Hardcover.

natural law, theory that some laws are basic and fundamental to human nature and are discoverable by human reason without reference to specific legislative enactments or judicial decisions. Natural law is opposed to positive law, which is determined by humans, conditioned by history, and subject to continuous change. This collection of six full-length essays, written by some of the most eminent scholars in the field, explores the general theory of contract law from a variety of theoretical perspectives. The volume addresses a wide range of issues, both methodological and substantive, in the theory and practice of . Post by Henry Smith. Andrew Gold and I have a new paper out about how complexity in private law presents a problem of connecting the micro and the macro and how this problem plays out in external and internal approaches to private law theory. The paper, “Sizing Up Private Law,” just out online at the University of Toronto Law Journal (print to follow), can be found here. Civil Law is one of the areas of private law in the legal system. The purpose of these lecture note is to assist you in acquiring the basic way to think about Civil Law, and to serve as an introduction to Civil Law through an overview of the legal institution stated in the corpus of Civil Law as outlined in the lecture schedule.