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Roman law and common law

W. W. Buckland

Roman law and common law

a comparison in outline

by W. W. Buckland

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Common law,
  • Comparative law,
  • Roman influences,
  • Roman law

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW.W. Buckland and Arnold D. McNair
    ContributionsMcNair, Arnold Duncan McNair, Baron, 1885-1975
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKJA162 .B83 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 439 p. ;
    Number of Pages439
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25548299M
    ISBN 100521086086
    ISBN 109780521086080
    OCLC/WorldCa233543866

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Buckland, Arnold D. McNair. Roman law, the law of ancient Rome from the time of the founding of the city in bce until the fall of the Western Empire in the 5th century ce.

It remained in use in the Eastern, or Byzantine, Empire until As a legal system, Roman law has affected the development of law in most of Western. Professor Lawson's work of revision was extensive and touches every part of the book.

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Lawson, Fellow of Brasenose College and Professor of Comparative Law in the University of Oxford, appeared in This was done at the suggestion of Lord McNair, who read the revised copy. Professor Lawson's work of revision was extensive and. Mar 28,  · Common law refers to law developed by judges through decisions of courts that are called precedent.

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W. Buckland, A Textbook of Roman Law from Augustus to Justinian, Cambridge: University Press, * Fritz Schulz, History of Roman Legal Science, Oxford: Clarendon Press, * Peter Stein, Roman Law in European History.

Cambridge Univer.Get this from a library! Roman law & common law, a comparison in outline. [W W Buckland; Arnold Duncan McNair McNair, Baron].