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The Forms of Action at Common Law : A Course of Lectures - F. W. Maitland

The Forms of Action at Common Law

A Course of Lectures

Paperback

Published: 3rd March 1936
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The forms of action are a part of the structure upon which rests the whole common law of England and, though we may have buried them, they still, as Maitland says, rule us from their graves. The following extract is taken from the editors' preface: 'The evasion of the burden of archaic procedure and of such barbaric tests of truth as battle, ordeal and wager of law, by the development of new forms and new law out of criminal or quasi criminal procedure and the inquest of neighbour-witnesses has never been described with this truth and clearness. He makes plain a great chapter of legal history which the learners and even the lawyers of today have almost abandoned in despair. The text of the chief writs is given after the lectures ...'

Lecture I
Lecture II
Lecture III
Lecture IV
Lecture V
Lecture VI
Lecture VII
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ISBN: 9780521091855
ISBN-10: 0521091853
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 88
Published: 3rd March 1936
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 0.53
Weight (kg): 0.12