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Some makers of American law

by Bernard Schwartz

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Published by Ajoy Law House, Oceana in Calcutta, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBernard Schwartz.
SeriesTagore Law Lectures
ContributionsUniversity of Calcutta.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15024240M
ISBN 100379206889

English Common Law is the most widespread legal system in the world ∞ But territories in English Common Law group generate only 14% of world’s GDP ∞ American Common Law covers 5% of world’s population which generates 26% of world GDP English Common Law is now the most widespread legal system in the world with 30%File Size: KB. The law embodies the story of a nation’s development through many centuries, and it cannot be dealt with as if it contained only the axioms and corollaries of a book of mathematics. In order to know what it is, we must know what it has been, and what it tends to become. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., The Common Law.

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  In this brilliant and immensely readable book, Lawrence M. Friedman tells the whole fascinating story of American law from its beginnings in the colonies to the present day. By showing how close the life of the law is to the economic and political life of the country, he makes a complex subject understandable and by: The law of the United States comprises many levels of codified and uncodified forms of law, of which the most important is the United States Constitution, which prescribes the foundation of the federal government of the United States, as well as various civil Constitution sets out the boundaries of federal law, which consists of Acts of Congress, treaties ratified by the .


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Originally published: Boston: Little, Brown and Company, xiii, pp. Reprintedby The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN ; ISBN Hardcover. New. * The first contemporary history of the development of American law, this book revolutionized the field of American Author: James Willard Hurst.

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The book uses anecdotes, historical detail and scholarship to describe the variety of American laws, from antitrust to tort law, and explains how these laws are made and how they are administered.

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Friedman tells the whole fascinating story of American law from its beginnings in the colonies to the present day. By showing how close the life of the law is to the economic and political life of the country, he makes a complex subject understandable and engrossing/5.

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The constitution makers: Mason, Adams, and Madison --John Marshall --Early masters of the common law: Kent, Story, Shaw, and Cooley --Oliver Wendell Holmes --Modern masters of the common law: Pound, Cardozo, Vanderbilt, and Traynor --Earl Warren.

In this brilliant and immensely readable book, Lawrence M. Friedman tells the whole fascinating story of American law from its beginnings in the colonies to the present day.

By showing how close the life of the law is to the economic and political life of the country, he makes a complex subject understandable and engrossing/5(30).

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Lawrence M. Friedman and Grant M. Hayden. Abstract. This book is a general introduction to the law and legal system of the United States and the relationship between law and society. Written for both students and general readers, it uses anecdotes, historical detail, and modern scholarship to give an overall view of the American legal system.

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It covers the institutions of law Author: Lawrence Meir Friedman. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. He is well-known for his monumental History of English Law (1st ed.

) and other works, such as Charles Dickens as a Legal Historian () and Some Makers of English Law (). ARTHUR LEHMAN GOODHART [] was an American. plex, U.S. law is more than the statutes passed by Congress. In some areas, Congress authorizes administrative agencies to adopt rules that add detail to statutory requirements.

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