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history of the Anglo-American common law of contract

by Kevin M. Teeven

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Contracts -- United States -- History,
    • Contracts -- Great Britain -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementKevin M. Teeven.
      SeriesContributions in legal studies,, no. 59
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF801 .T43 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 382 p. ;
      Number of Pages382
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1851382M
      ISBN 100313261512
      LC Control Number90002931

        Anglo-American Contracts Longer. The conventional view of U.S. (or rather Anglo-American) contracts is that they tend to be lengthy, with the parties attempting to address a broad range of contingencies raised by the transaction and incorporating, in the course of negotiation, an array of qualifications and limitations. Common-law lawyers. Law in Namibia Factsheet Series No. 4 of 6 Common Law C ommon law is the law developed over time through decisions in individual court cases. It is usually necessary to examine several court cases decided over time to understand the common law on any specific topic.

      D.J. Ibbetson, Natural Law and Common Law, 5 Edinburgh L. Rev. 4, 12 (). Even when given a more constructive role in providing doctrinal ideas or structure for various areas of law, it is rare to find the law-as-reason conception of natural law in the history of the common law. The Common Law is one of the two major and successful systems of law developed in Western Europe, and in one form or another is now in force not only in the country of its origin but also in the United States and large parts of the British Commonwealth and former parts of the Empire. Perhapsits most typical product is English Contract Law, developed continuously since the birth of the common.

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10 14 Salmond, History of Contract, 3 Select Anglo-American Essays, 3,(Kevin M. Teevin, A History of Anglo American Common Law of Contract pg. ) Much like the procedural requirements of actions in covenant, “sales of unfit goods were not a deceit unless there was an express warranty, and this lack of actionability was reinforced with the emergence of the doctrine of caveat emptor.” (Ibid).