Modern American law : a systematic and comprehensive commentary on the fundamental principles of American law […]

Modern American law : a systematic and comprehensive commentary on the fundamental principles of American law […]

Modern American law; a systematic and comprehensive commentary on the fundamental principles of American law and procedure, accompanied by leading illustrative cases and legal forms, with a rev. ed. of Blackstone's Commentaries

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Blackstone Institute, Eugene Allen Gilmore, William Charles Wermuth, Eugene Allen Gilmore
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Illinois
  • Publication Information: Chicago : Blackstone Institute, ©1914-©1915
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/modern-american-law-a-systematic-and-comprehensive-commentary-on-the-fundamental-principles-of-american-law-2734/ (Stable identifier)

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Print version: Modern American law. Chicago: Blackstone Institute, ©1914-©1915 (DLC) 14002486 (OCoLC)2154204

Short Description

1 online resource (15 volumes)

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Modern American law : a systematic and comprehensive commentary on the fundamental principles of American law […] is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Blackstone Institute
  • Responsable Person: prepared by judges, members of the bar, teachers in law schools, and writers on legal subjects, under the editorial supervision of Eugene Allen Gilmore assisted by William Charles Wermuth.
  • Publication Date: 1914/1915
  • Copyright Date: 1914/1915
  • Location: Chicago
  • Country/State: Illinois
  • Number of Editions: 26 editions
  • First edition Date: 1914
  • Last edition Date: 1969
  • General Notes: Title from PDF t.p. (LLMC Digital, viewed on Jan. 17, 2011).
    Each volume has special t.p.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF154
  • OCLC: 654890907

Main Contents

v. I. The modern democracy, the citizen and the law
Legal ethics
Law : its origin, nature, development
Courts : federal and state
Law of contracts
V. 2. Law of torts
V. 3. Criminal Law
Law of criminal procedure
Law of persons and domestic relations
V. 4. Personal property and bailments
Law of liens and pledges
Law of agency
Law of sales of personal property
V. 5. Law of real property
V. 6. Law of descent and distribution, wills and administration, guardian and ward
Law of landlord and tenant
Law of irrigation and water rights
Law of mines and mining
V. 7. Equity
Law of trusts
Law of quasi-contacts
Law of estoppel
V. 8. Law of negotiable instruments
Law of suretyship and guaranty
Law of mortgages : real and chattel
Interpretation of statutes
V. 9. Law of private corporations
Law of partnership
Law of banks, banking and trust companies
Law of receivers
V. 10. Pleadings in civil actions at common law and under modern statutes
Practice in civil actions
Law of equity pleading
Law of evidence
Laws of attachment and garnishments
Law of judgments and executions
Law of extraordinary remedies
Law of habeas corpus
V. 11. Constitutional law : definitions and general principles
Organization and powers of the United States Government
Constitutional guaranties of fundamental rights
Eminent domain
Taxation
Naturalization
V. 12. Conflict of laws
International law
Law of interstate commerce
Law of bankruptcy
Law of patents
Law of copyright
Law of trademarks
Unfair competition and good-will
V. 13. Law of public service companies, especially common carriers
Law of municipal corporations
Law of public officers and elections
Parliamentary law
V. 14. Law of damages
Law of insurance
Admiralty law
Medical jurisprudence
Forms
V. 15. Blackstone's Commentaries.

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