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Author Summers, Robert S.

Title Form and function in a legal system : a general study / Robert S. Summers.

Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.


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Physical description xvi, 404 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction -- Basic concepts and definitions -- A general approach -- Forms of institutions : legislative -- Forms of precepts : rules -- Form and content within a rule : continued -- Forms of nonpreceptual law : contracts and related property interests -- Forms of legal methodologies : statutory interpretation -- Forms of sanctions and remedies -- The overall form of a legal system as a whole -- Cumulative and synergistic effects of legal forms : a schematic practical application.
Subject Law -- Philosophy.
Law -- Methodology.
ISBN 0521857651 (hardback)
Standard Number 9780521857659