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Author Smith, Stephen A. (Stephen Alexander), 1958- author.

Title Rights, wrongs, and injustices : the structure of remedial law / Stephen A. Smith
Edition First Edition
Published Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 337 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford private law theory
Oxford private law theory.
Contents Introduction -- Historical foundations -- Form, creation, legal effects -- The basic structure -- Philosophical foundations -- Rights-threats -- Wrongs -- Injustices -- Defences
Summary 'Rights, Wrongs, and Injustices' is a comprehensive account of the scope, foundations, and structure of remedial law in common law jurisdictions. The rules governing the kinds of complaints that common law courts will accept are generally well understood. However, the rules governing when and how they respond to such complaints are not. The text provides that understanding. It argues that remedies are judicial rulings, and that remedial law is the law governing their availability and content
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-331) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Remedies (Law)
Remedies (Law)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191058742