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Obligations: Law and Language


ISBN13: 9781107458215
To be Published: August 2018
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2017)
Price: £25.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781107087958



Obligations: Law and Language is the first work of its kind to examine in depth the fundamental language used by courts, legislators, and academic commentators when describing the nature of obligations law.

A comparative perspective is taken, examining the law of England, Scotland, the United States, Canada, and Australia, and an in-depth analysis is provided of the major legal commentaries, statutes, and case law from each jurisdiction.

In exploring such fundamental words as obligation, liability, debt, conditional, unilateral, mutual, and gratuitous, the author examines the often confusing and contradictory ways in which basic structural language has been used, and brings clarity to a core area of legal theory and practice.

Subjects:
Contract Law, Tort Law
Contents:
Introduction
1. Obligation and liability
2. Conditionality and contingency
3. Unilaterality and bilaterality
4. Gratuitousness and onerousness
5. Mutuality and reciprocity
6. Voluntariness and consent
Conclusion.