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Venturing to Do Justice

Reforming Private Law

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674497191

Publication Date: 01/01/1969

183 pages


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  • I. Changing Processes of Law Reform
    • 1. Courts and Legislatures as Agencies of Abrupt Change
    • 2. Prospective Judicial Lawmaking
    • 3. Occasions for Prospective or Retroactive Overruling
    • 4. Evolutionary Revision of Legal Doctrine in Courts
    • 5. Juries and Trial Judges as Agencies of Law Reform and Administration
    • 6. Drafting and Interpreting Statutes
  • II. Two Areas of Major Substantive Change
    • 7. Harms from Products and Services
    • 8. Harms from Traffic Accidents
  • III. A Perspective on the Future
    • 9. Blending Old and New
  • Appendix: Overruling Decisions of a Decade, 1958–1967
  • Index

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