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short outline of English legal history.

Harold Potter

short outline of English legal history.

by Harold Potter

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Published by Sweet in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • England -- Law -- History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPhillips, O. Hood,
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 256 p. fold. table.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16064171M

    An Outline History of English Literature takes a look at English literature, from the pre-Chaucerian period (– A.D.) down to the present age. It not only keeps a sequential account of various English Literature works but also of great writers such as Geoffrey Chaucer, William Shakespeare, John Milton, John Dryden, William Wordsworth /5(96). common norms that the rule of law provides and the U.S. legal system guarantees. This introduction seeks to familiar-ize readers with the basic structure and vocabulary of American law. Subsequent chapters add detail, and afford a sense of how the U.S. legal system has evolved to meet the needs of a growing nation and its ever more complex.

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Outlines and syllabi Outlines, syllabi, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Potter, Harold, Short outline of English legal history. London, Sweet & Maxwell, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Harold Potter; Owen Hood Phillips.

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and enlView all editions and formats: Rating: Outlines and syllabi Outlines, syllabi, etc: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. This book traces, in outline, the development of the principal features of English legal institutions and doctrines from Anglo-Saxon times to the present.

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