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II. Common Law
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Volume VI: Property and Trust | Chapter 2 (1976): Structural Variations in Property Law

Common Law: Completed in June 1972

Jacob H. Beekhuis, Frederick H. Lawson, Viktor Knapp, Kwamena Bentsi-Enchill, J. Norman D. Anderson, J. Duncan M. Derrett, T. B. Smith

F. H. Lawson1

A. Introductory

24. Difficulty of approach. – Comparative lawyers are accustomed to group legal systems in families according to their hi…

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Frederick H. Lawson, “II. Common Law”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 01 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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