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The common law and English jurisprudence, 1760-1850

The common law and English jurisprudence, 1760-1850

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Michael Lobban
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/the-common-law-and-english-jurisprudence-1760-1850/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: Lobban, Michael. Common law and English jurisprudence, 1760-1850. Oxford [England]: Clarendon Press ; New York: Oxford University Press, 1991 (OCoLC)706874011

Short Description

XVI, 315 pages ; 23 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The common law and English jurisprudence, 1760-1850 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: Michael Lobban.
  • Publication Date: 1991
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 14 editions
  • First edition Date: 1991
  • Last edition Date: 2001
  • General Notes: Based on the author's thesis (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge).
  • Languages: English
  • Awards: Joint winner for SPTL Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship 1992.
  • Library of Congress Code: KD671
  • Dewey Code: 349.42
  • ISBN: 0198252935 9780198252931
  • OCLC: 23046948

Main Contents

The common law and the “Commentaries”; the logic of the law; the sources of legal judgement; Bentham and the complete code of laws; Bentham's classification and analyses; the debate over codification; John Austin's analytical jurisprudence; rules and remedies in early 19th-century law.

Summary Note

This treatise argues that a proper understanding of English law and jurisprudence in the period 1760 to 1850 is needed to clarify the nature of common-law practice and the way in which it was envisaged by its practitioners.

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