Law and legal theory in England and America / Richard A. Posner.

This work consists of a revised version of the first "Clarendon Law Lectures" delivered in October 1995. The book presents a comparative analysis of the English and American legal systems.

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Main Author: Posner, Richard A.
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford : New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 1996.
Series:Clarendon law series.
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Table of Contents:
  • Lecture One: Hart versus Dworkin, Europe versus America. I. On Not Asking 'What Is Law?'. II. The Continental Character of the English Legal System
  • Lecture Two: The Common Law. I. Torts. II. Contracts. III. A Note on Remedies
  • Lecture Three: Functional, Systemic Comparisons of Legal Systems. I. Comparing Systems. II. The Dangers of Piecemeal Reform. III. Which System is Better? IV. Notes Toward a Theory of Legal Culture. V. Lessons for the United States
  • App. A. The English Judiciary. I. An Outline of the Court Structure in England and Wales. II. Note on the Jurisdiction of the Circuit Judge. III. Note on the Jurisdiction of a District Judge
  • App. B. The Udu Case.