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Jurisprudence – Theories of private law

Citation: Simmonds, N. E. (1997) Jurisprudence – Theories of private law. Amicus Curiae, 1997 (1). pp. 10-11.

Note drawing attention to the upsurge in interest, amongst British and American legal scholars, in the construction of general theories of private law. The author looks at the common law structure, notions of why theories arise, law and economics and ideas of corrective justice. Piece by Dr N. E. Simmonds (Reader in Jurisprudence, Fellow of Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge) published in Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and its Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.

Creators: Simmonds, N. E. and
Subjects: Law
Keywords: Jurisprudence, Legal theory
Divisions: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Collections: Amicus Curiae
  • 1997 (published)


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