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Turning Points of the Common Law

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Turning Points of the Common Law
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Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
ISBN/ASIN: 0421598603
ISBN-13: 9780421598607
Number of pages: 120

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In this book, based on the 48th series of Hamlyn Lectures, Lord Cooke focuses on four great cases which were all major turning points in the development of the common law. In each instance he examines the effect at the time, subsequent developments in case law and academic opinion, and the respective advantages of decisions in Commonwealth jurisdictions.

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