Law Magazine and Law Review Volume 3

Law Magazine and Law Review Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...What Sinderksis is?" and wherein it differs from reason, and from conscience, and from equity. This American edition is pleasingly got up, and is also annotated with references of a most useful and appropriate character. It is unnecessary to remind the reader that the treatise is one of recognised merit and even of authority in the Courts. The Law Of Insurance As Applied To Life, Accident, Guarantee, And Other Non-maritime Risks.--By John Wilder May. (Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1873.)--The object of the author of this work has been, as he himself tells us, " to give within the limits of an ordinary volume such a statement of the Law of Insurance as applicable to non-maritime subject matters as will meet the requirements of those engaged in the various branches of the business, the student, and the practising lawyer." The work, he says, and we can easily believe him, has been of much greater difficulty than was foreseen. The plan on which the execution of the work has been conceived is thus described in the preface: --" By a studied brevity in the statement of earlier questions which may now be regarded as settled, room has been found to present with considerable fulness, the discussions to be found in the reports upon many of the more recent questions which may be regarded as still undergoing the process of stagnation." " Considerable fulness," indeed, has been the order of the day in a number of these modern questions, as, in many instances, our author's questions extend to page after page of his work. We do not for one moment say that this mode of dealing with a question, namely, by copious quotations from the judgments delivered in important cases, has not its advantages, as in many cases the non-professional reader, and in not a few...show more

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  • Paperback | 418 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 744g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • annotated edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236663039
  • 9781236663030