The Oxford Edition of Blackstone Commentaries on the Laws of England

Author: William Blackstone
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199601003
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Oxford's variorum edition of William Blackstone's seminal treatise on the common law of England and Wales offers the definitive account of the Commentaries' development in a modern format. For the first time it is possible to trace the evolution of English law and Blackstone's thought through the eight editions of Blackstone's lifetime, and the authorial corrections of the posthumous ninth edition. Introductions by the general editor and the volume editors set the Commentaries in their historical context, examining Blackstone's distinctive view of the common law, and editorial notes throughout the four volumes assist the modern reader in understanding this key text in the Anglo-American common law tradition. Property law is the subject of Book II, the second and longest volume of Blackstone's Commentaries. His lucid exposition covers feudalism and its history, real estate and the forms of tenure that a land-owner may have, and personal property, including the new kinds of intangible property that were developing in Blackstone's era, such as negotiable instruments and intellectual property.

The Oxford Edition of Blackstone s Commentaries on the Laws of England

Author: William Blackstone
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191077607
Format: PDF, Docs
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Oxford's variorum edition of William Blackstone's seminal treatise on the common law of England and Wales offers the definitive account of the Commentaries' development in a modern format. For the first time it is possible to trace the evolution of English law and Blackstone's thought through the eight editions of Blackstone's lifetime, and the authorial corrections of the posthumous ninth edition. Introductions by the general editor and the volume editors set the Commentaries in their historical context, examining Blackstone's distinctive view of the common law, and editorial notes throughout the four volumes assist the modern reader in understanding this key text in the Anglo-American common law tradition. Property law is the subject of Book II, the second and longest volume of Blackstone's Commentaries. His lucid exposition covers feudalism and its history, real estate and the forms of tenure that a land-owner may have, and personal property, including the new kinds of intangible property that were developing in Blackstone's era, such as negotiable instruments and intellectual property.

Commentaries on the Laws of England

Author: William Blackstone
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199600996
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Oxford's variorum edition of William Blackstone's seminal treatise on the common law of England and Wales offers the definitive account of the Commentaries' development in a modern format. For the first time it is possible to trace the evolution of English law and Blackstone's thought through the eight editions of Blackstone's lifetime, and the authorial corrections of the posthumous ninth edition. Introductions by the general editor and the volume editors set the Commentaries in their historical context, examining Blackstone's distinctive view of the common law, and editorial notes throughout the four volumes assist the modern reader in understanding this key text in the Anglo-American common law tradition. Book I: Of the Rights of People covers the key topics of constitutional and public law. Blackstone's inaugural lecture 'On the Study of the Law' introduces a series of general essays on the nature of law, including a chapter on 'The Absolute Rights of Individuals' . This is followed by an extended account of England's political constitution. The various categories of people or subjects are then surveyed, with special attention to the rights and obligations of masters and servants, husbands and wives, parents and children, and lastly 'artificial persons', or corporations. In addition to David Lemmings' introduction to the volume, Book I includes an introduction from the General Editor Wilfrid Prest.

The William Blackstone Collection in the Yale Law Library

Author: Catherine Spicer Eller
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
ISBN: 0963010654
Format: PDF
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Includes the Commentaries in English, Irish, American and foreign editions; English, American and foreign abridgements and extracts; the comic Blackstone, works founded on the commentaries, Blackstone's miscellaneous works, and Blackstone biography and criticism.

The Oxford Edition of Blackstone

Author: William Blackstone
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199600984
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Oxford's variorum edition of William Blackstone's seminal treatise on the common law of England and Wales offers the definitive account of the Commentaries' development in a modern format. For the first time it is possible to trace the evolution of English law and Blackstone's thought through the eight editions of Blackstone's lifetime, and the authorial corrections of the posthumous ninth edition. Introductions by the general editor and the volume editors set the Commentaries in their historical context, examining Blackstone's distinctive view of the common law, and editorial notes throughout the four volumes assist the modern reader in understanding this key text in the Anglo-American common law tradition. Book I: Of the Rights of People Volume Editor: David Lemmings Book II: Of the Rights of Things Volume Editor: Simon Stern Book III: Of Private Wrongs Volume Editor: Thomas P. Gallanis Book IV: Of Public Wrongs Volume Editor: Ruth Paley

Geistiges Eigentum und Eigentumstheorie

Author: Michael Goldhammer
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161509933
Format: PDF, ePub
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English summary: The justification of intellectual property is highly controversial. In reconstructing the American theory of property, Michael Goldhammer shows how the ownership of intangible property can be justified. The dependance of the justification on the basic terminology is embedded in a two-tiered theory of property and has been tested in practice in numerous cases. German description: Um die Grunde des geistigen Eigentums wird in den verschiedenen Eigentumswissenschaften heftig gestritten. Dies ist fur die juristische Eigentumstheorie zwar sehr anregend, stellt sie aber gleichzeitig vor die Aufgabe, sich ihrer begrifflichen Grundlagen und der Bedingungen von Interdisziplinaritat zu versichern.Dies zeigt sich bei den disparaten und stets neuen Formen des geistigen Eigentums immer dann besonders, wenn die Rezeption fachfremder Grunde an den Zwangen des juristischen Gegenstands scheitert. Michael Goldhammer zeigt, wie das Begriffsproblem als normatives Moment der Begrundungsdebatte verstanden werden muss und mit der inhaltlichen Rechtfertigung wechselseitig so zusammenspielt, dass es im Diskurs nicht ignoriert werden kann. Hierzu bedient er sich der US-Eigentumstheorie, die sich der Frage spiegelverkehrt nahert und dadurch interessante Aufschlusse zulasst. Anhand einer systematischen Rekonstruktion werden Strukturmerkmale entwickelt und mittels konkreter Falle dem Praxistest unterworfen.Carl-Gareis Preis der Rechts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultat der Universitat Bayreuth 2012.

Law Books in Action

Author: Angela Fernandez
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 184731922X
Format: PDF, ePub
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'Law Books in Action: Essays on the Anglo-American Legal Treatise' explores the history of the legal treatise in the common law world. Rather than looking at treatises as shortcuts from 'law in books' to 'law in action', the essays in this collection ask what treatises can tell us about what troubled legal professionals at a given time, what motivated them to write what they did, and what they hoped to achieve. This book, then, is the first study of the legal treatise as a 'law book in action', an active text produced by individuals with ideas about what they wanted the law to be, not a mere stepping-stone to codes and other forms of legal writing, but a multifaceted genre of legal literature in its own right, practical and fanciful, dogmatic and ornamental in turn. This book will be of interest to legal scholars, lawyers and judges, as well as to anyone else with a scholarly interest in law in general, and legal history in particular.