The United States Law Intelligencer and Review Volume 2

The United States Law Intelligencer and Review Volume 2

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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. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...letter of the law by the Spirit of equity." The change the author thinks is recommended by sound policy as well as equity, " as it put an end to precarious 'estates, which are very injurious to the cultivation of the soil, and subject to the abuses of discretion." After concluding the last mentioned division, and after having considered under the head of estates ujzon condition, conditions implied or in law, and conditions express or in deed, the author enters upon a branch of the law of real property, a correct understanding of which, although almost indispensable to the practitioner, has been hitherto exceedingly difficult for him to attain. No individual in the profession, we believe, will be inclined to differ from the' opinion expressed by Mr. Butler in reference to Powell on Mortgages, "Few parts of the law, says Mr. B. lead to the discussion of more extensive and useful learning than the law of mortgages." The law of mortgages in this country, as we have been told by Mr. C. J. Parker, "is a field large and diflicult to traverse;" and this is owing to the very obvious reason that we have a great number of legislative bodies and as many independentjudicial tribunals, and that the former have enacted laws in relation to mortgages, and the latter made;decisions concerning them, in which there is little appearance of general uniformity. Before proceeding to the examination of this extensive title, the author has made the following preliminary observations; "There is no branch of the law of real property which embraces a greater variety of important interests, or which is of more practical application. The dilkrent and even conflicting views, which were taken of the subject by more

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  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 336g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236907167
  • 9781236907165