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Law

Made Simple

8th Edition - January 1, 1992

Authors: D. L. A. Barker, C. F. Padfield

Language: English
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 8 3 7 8 - 7

Law: Made Simple, 8TH Edition focuses on the history, elements, and interpretation of English law. The publication first elaborates on the historical and legal sources of English… Read more

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Law: Made Simple, 8TH Edition focuses on the history, elements, and interpretation of English law. The publication first elaborates on the historical and legal sources of English law and courts. Discussions cover juries, arbitration, civil, criminal, and other courts, administrative tribunals, legislation, textbooks, local custom, equity, and canon law. The book then takes a look at the judiciary, law officers, and the legal profession, outline of the law of persons, and law of contract. Topics include discharge of contract, remedies for a breach of contract, interpretation of a contract, classification of contracts, essentials of a valid contract, marriage, divorce, corporations, adoption, legitimation, guardianship, solicitors, and barristers. The manuscript examines criminal law, law of succession, law of property, and trusts. Concerns include differences between private and charitable trusts, appointment of trustees, duties and powers of trustees, settlements and trusts for sale, personal representatives, and criminal liability. The text is a valuable source of information for legal experts and researchers interested in English law.