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Essays for Patrick Atiyah

Essays for Patrick Atiyah

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD354

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Jane Stapleton
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
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Short Description

389 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Essays for Patrick Atiyah is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publishers: Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press
  • Responsable Person: edited by Peter Cane and Jane Stapleton.
  • Publication Date: 1991
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 10 editions
  • First edition Date: 1991
  • Last edition Date: 1991
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD354
  • Dewey Code: 349.41
  • ISBN: 0198254105 9780198254102
  • OCLC: 23974875

Main Contents

Part 1 Legal theory: reflections on law in context, William Twining; are omissions less culpable?, Tony Honore; Scandinavian legal realism in the law of contract, Jan Hellner; statutes and contracts as founts of formal reasoning, Robert S. Summers; conceptions of public policy, John Bell. Part 2 Legal history: aftermath, Paul D. Carrington; the role of the judiciary – lessons from the end of empire, Robert Stevens; the origins of futures trading in the Liverpool cotton market. Part 3 Common law: abstract payment undertakings, Roy Goode; pre-contractual duties of disclosure, S.M. Waddams; three problems with the new product liability, Jane Stapleton; evaluating the goals of personal injury law – some empirical evidence, Donald Harris; negligence and economic loss, John Dwyer; libel and constitutional free speech, John Fleming; the basis of tortious liability, Peter Cane.

Summary Note

This is a festschrift for Patrick Atiyah – one one of the most important legal scholars of recent years – by a glittering array of his colleagues, friends, and admirers.

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