Historical Introduction to Anglo-American Law in a Nutshell

Author: Kempin Jr., Frederick G.
Edition: 3rd
Copyright Date: 1990
  • Publication Date: September 10th, 2007
  • ISBN: 9780314747082
  • Subject: Introduction to U.S. Law
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: Presents the development of the basic institutions of the Anglo-American common-law system. Explores the sources of law from cases, legislation, and codification, to doctrinal writings. The text also discusses the development of legal concepts such as property in land, contracts, liability for injury, negotiability of commercial paper, and the business corporation.