Harvard Law Review Volume 34

Harvard Law Review Volume 34

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...There is no indication that he appreciates that these are legal standards of conduct, and that the general standard of reasonableness under the circumstances was the characteristic means by which the common law made itself readily adjustable to an ever-changing de facto situation. This edition comes at a time of peculiar need in the field of interstate commerce, and is especially valuable, for the author has carefully reedited his work with a view to the comprehensive Transportation Act of February 28, 1920. The book is well adapted to serve the end intended, that of providing a ready reference to the law as it is upon the more common problems arising in relation to the shipping of interstate freight. GEORGE J. Trromrsou. THE PRINCIPLES or EQUITY. By A. M. Wilshere. London: 'Sweet and Maxwell, Ltd. 192o. pp. xxvii, 584. To writers of legal treatises the field of Equity has been an inviting one. Of the larger works the fourteenth American and third English editions of Story's treatise and the fourth edition of Pomeroy's treatise have recently appeared. There have been three editions of Strahan and Kendrick's Digest of Equity, somewhat similar in its scope and purpose to the book under review. A few months ago Clark's Equity appeared. And of course there are numberless treatises on separate heads of equity jurisdiction, particularly Trusts, Mortgages and Partnership. The author, writing as he says primarily for students, has devoted five hundred pages of his text (summarized in a convenient epitome of seventy-four pages) to a general survey of equity jurisdiction, including the subjects of Trusts; Conversion, Election, Performance and Satisfaction; Mortgages; Separate Property of Married Women; Infants and Persons of...
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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 816g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236898915
  • 9781236898913