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The discipline of law

The discipline of law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Alfred Thompson Denning Denning
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London ; Boston : Butterworths, 1979
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/the-discipline-of-law/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: Denning, Alfred Thompson Denning, Baron, 1899-1999. Discipline of law. London ; Boston: Butterworths, 1979 (OCoLC)706015468

Short Description

XXII, 331 pages ; 23 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

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

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Butterworths
  • Responsable Person: by Lord Denning.
  • Publication Date: 1979
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 33 editions
  • First edition Date: 1979
  • Last edition Date: 2011
  • Languages: English, Chinese, Japanese
  • Library of Congress Code: KD640
  • Dewey Code: 349.41
  • ISBN: 0406176043 9780406176042 0406176051 9780406176059
  • OCLC: 4800424

Main Contents

Part One. The Construction of Documents
Introduction
1. Command of language
2. The interpretation of statutes
3. The interpretation of wills and other unilateral documents
4. The construction of contracts
5. Looking for help
Part Two. Misuse of Ministerial Powers
Introduction
1. Deciding wrongly
2. Clauses ousting the courts
3. Declarations
4. Other points on tribunals
5. Administrative decisions
6. Clauses giving unfettered discretion
7. Prerogative power
8. The Ultra Vires clause
Part Three. Locus Standi
Introduction
1. Modern extensions
2. The Blackburn cases
3. Declaration and injunction
4. The remedy of judicial review
5. Private rights
6. The Gouriet case
Part Four. Abuse of 'Group' Powers
Introduction
1. Powers against own members
2. Powers against other persons
Conclusion
Part Five. High Trees
Introduction
1. The High Trees case
Conclusion
Part Six. Negligence
Introduction
1. Leading up to Candler v Crane, Christmas
2. Doctors at law
3. The impact of Hedley Byrne
4. Houses falling down
5. Innocent representation made actionable
6. Surprising consequences
Conclusion
Part Seven. The Doctrine of Precedent
Introduction
1. The doctrine of precedent
Conclusion
Epilogue
Index.

Table of Contents

Part One.
The Construction of Documents
Introduction
1. Command of language
2. The interpretation of statutes
3. The interpretation of wills and other unilateral documents
4. The construction of contracts
5. Looking for help
Part Two.
Misuse of Ministerial Powers
Introduction
1. Deciding wrongly
2. Clauses ousting the courts
3. Declarations
4. Other points on tribunals
5. Administrative decisions
6. Clauses giving unfettered discretion
7. Prerogative power
8. The Ultra Vires clause
Part Three.
Locus Standi
Introduction
1. Modern extensions
2. The Blackburn cases
3. Declaration and injunction
4. The remedy of judicial review
5. Private rights
6. The Gouriet case
Part Four.
Abuse of 'Group' Powers
Introduction
1. Powers against own members
2. Powers against other persons
Conclusion
Part Five.
High Trees
Introduction
1. The High Trees case
Conclusion
Part Six.
Negligence
Introduction
1. Leading up to Candler v Crane, Christmas
2. Doctors at law
3. The impact of Hedley Byrne
4. Houses falling down
5. Innocent representation made actionable
6. Surprising consequences
Conclusion
Part Seven.
The Doctrine of Precedent
Introduction
1. The doctrine of precedent
Conclusion
Epilogue
Index

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