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A summary of the common law of England

Finch, Henry Sir

A summary of the common law of England

as it stood in force, before it was altered by statute or acts of Parliament

by Finch, Henry Sir

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Published by [s.n.] in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Common law -- England,
  • Legal maxims -- England,
  • Law -- England

  • Edition Notes

    Statementextracted (for the most part) out of the French and English copies of Sir Henry Finch, Kt., his learned treatise of the law, and digested into certain tablets for the help and delight of such students as affect method, by E.W
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1615:25
    ContributionsE. W
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[4], 47, [2] p
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15016690M

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    English Law. The system of law that has developed in England from approximately to the present. The body of English law includes legislation, Common Law, and a host of other legal norms established by Parliament, the Crown, and the is the fountain from which flowed nearly every facet of U.S. law during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The Summary of the Law was first introduced as a substitute for the decalogue in the Nonjurors' liturgy of It was taken into the Scottish liturgy of , and from there it was adopted by the first American Prayer Book of as an alternative to the decalogue. It is retained in Rite 1 of the BCP and it is an option in the Penitential.

      Six of the best law books. In summary, it is 'that all persons and authorities within the state, whether public or private, should be bound by and entitled to the benefit of laws publicly made. As the procedure is summary, every endeavour should be made to issue a complaint as soon as possible. If previous convictions are libelled, a schedule disclosing them must be served with the complaint. When drafting common law offences, the Procurator Fiscal should follow the styles laid down in the book of styles issued by Crown Office.


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