Common law

    US Supreme Court and the Modern Common Law Approach

    By Simona Grossi

    Paperback Save £1.41 = £23.58

    This book studies the US Supreme Court and its current law approach to judicial decision-making from a national and transnational perspective. It suggests the adoption of a judicial decision-making model that proceeds from principles and rules and uses them as premises for developing consistent unitary theories to meet current social...

    Equity and Administration

    Hardback Save £9.16 = £65.83

    What is equity? This book explores modern equity's nature, especially its facilitative character and its role in common law systems.

    Law, Liberty and the Constitution

    By Harry Potter

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    A new approach to the telling of legal history, devoid of jargon and replete with good stories, which will be of interest to anyone wishing to know more about the common law - the spinal cord of the English body politic.

    Common Law Legal English and Grammar

    Paperback Save £3.94 = £28.05

    This course book focuses on the language of the law - legal terms, expressions, and grammar - introduced systematically with relevant aspects of the law, and examined in context through analytical reading activities based on original legal texts.

    Legal Pluralism and Shari\'a Law

    Hardback Save £8.85 = £76.15

    Legal pluralism has often been associated with post-colonial legal developments especially where common law survived alongside tribal and customary laws. Focusing on Shari'a, this book examines the legal policies and experiences of various societies with different traditions of citizenship, secularism and common law. Where large diasporic communities of migrants develop,...

    The Judicial House of Lords: 1876-2009

    Paperback Save £1.74 = £40.26

    In 2009 the new UK Supreme Court took on the judicial functions of the House of Lords. In this book a group of over 40 eminent lawyers and legal historians look back over the 130 years of the judicial House of Lords to give a comprehensive history of its role,...

    Concise History of the Common Law

    By Theodore F. T. Plucknett

    Paperback Save £0.28 = £10.67

    Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

    By F.A.R. Bennion

    Paperback Save £1.02 = £27.97

    The common law world the Commonwealth and United States operates through statutes applied under a uniform system, the essence of which is uniquely described in this book. In this book, Francis Bennion distills forty years of his prolific writings on statute law and statutory interpretation to provide a valuable introduction.

    Roman Law and Common Law

    By W. W. Buckland

    Paperback £39.35

    This book is concerned with the fundamental rules and institutions of the two systems of Roman Law and Common Law.

    On Common Laws

    By H.Patrick Glenn

    Hardback Save £0.64 = £61.36

    The term "common law" is typically taken to refer to the system of judge-made law emanating from England. Until the nineteenth century, the common laws of Europe lived in constant interaction with the particular laws, which prevailed in their territories. This study examines the influence of different and widespread forms...

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