Is Eating People Wrong?: Great Legal Cases and How They Shaped the World (Paperback)

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A funny, memorable, sometimes tragic investigation of the nature and every-day significance of law Great cases are those judicial decisions around which the common law develops. This book explores the consequences and fallouts of eight exemplary cases from the United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia that depict the common law as a dynamic process, thereby revealing the diverse and uncoordinated attempts by the courts to adapt the law to changing conditions and shifting demands.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780521188517
ISBN-10: 0521188512
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: March 2nd, 2011
Pages: 257
Language: English