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Analysis of the English Common Law, Principles of Equity and Their Application in a Former British

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The book deals with the genesis, formation and development of two fundamental aspects of English Law, common law and equity. The common law laid down the rules governing cohabitation in communities and human rights. Equity was the offspring of natural law designed to prevent and remedy injustice resulting from unconscionable conduct. English law including both common law and equity was introduced in former British Colonies and dominions. In most of them it was retained after independence. This is the principal legacy of English colonization of countries. The introduction, application and retention of English law is reflected in Cyprus, a former British colony.
Number of Pages: 160
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: Law
Series Title: Nijhoff Law Specials
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Author: Georghios M. Pikis
Language: English
Street Date: October 20, 2016
TCIN: 51742975
UPC: 9789004313729
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-7017

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