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The Common Law

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674034020

Publication Date: 04/15/2009

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448 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

The John Harvard Library

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  • Introduction [G. Edward White]
  • Note on the Text
  • Chronology of Oliver Wendell Holmes’s Life
  • The Common Law
    • Preface
    • Lecture I. Early Forms of Liability
    • Lecture II. The Criminal Law
    • Lecture III. Torts: Trespass and Negligence
    • Lecture V. The Bailee at Common Law
    • Lecture VI. Possession
    • Lecture VII. Contract: I. History
    • Lecture VIII. Contract: II. Elements
    • Lecture IX. Contract: III. Void and Voidable
    • Lecture X. Successions: I. After Death II. Inter Vivos
    • Lecture XI. Successions: II. Inter Vivos
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Glossary of Legal Terms
  • Table of Cases
  • Year Books and Early Cases
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • G. Edward White’s Introduction Is Winner of the 2009 Exemplary Writing Award, Long Article Category, The Green Bag
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