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Law in a Nutshell: An Historical Introduction to Anglo-American Law

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Edition: 3rd ed., 1990
Author(s): Kempin
ISBN:

9780314747082

SKU: 50063

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Law in a Nutshell: Historical Introduction to Anglo-American Law presents the development of the basic institutions of the Anglo-American common-law system. It explores the sources of law from cases, legislation, and codification, to doctrinal writings. The text also discusses the development of legal concepts such as property in land, contracts, liability for injury, negotiability of commercial paper, and the business corporation.

Features and Benefits:
Timesaving reference guide;
Reviews common-law system;
--Examines sources of law;
Illustrates common law in action;
Covers common law codified;
Table of cases;
Supplement to legal history and legal method and introduction to law courses;
Answer exam questions quickly and accurately.

Table of Contents includes:
What Legal History is About;
The Courts;
The Jury, and Other Means of Finding Facts;
The Bench and Bar;
Custom and Cases;
Legislation and Codification;
Doctrinal Writings;
Real Property;
Torts;
Contracts;
The Law and Commerce - Action and Reaction;
Business Organizations.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.

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Format Paperback
Author Kempin
ISBN 9780314747082
Edition 3rd ed., 1990
Publisher West