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TITLE : Origins Of The Common Law

Origins of common law the common law is a body of law based on custom and general principles embodied in case law which serve as precedent and is applied to situations not covered by statutethis is wonderful book about the origins of the common law in england between the years 1154 when henry ii became king and 1307 when edward i diedb the writ of mort dancestor northampton 1176 the reforms that directly concerned property law known as the possessory assizes were based on the use of royal writs brief written orders from the kingthough actually written by his officialsto initiate lawsuitscommon law also called anglo american law the body of customary law based upon judicial decisions and embodied in reports of decided cases that has been administered by the common law courts of england since the middle agesin law common law also known as judicial precedent or judge made law or case law is that body of law derived from judicial decisions of courts and similar tribunals

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