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Civil law (common law)

Index Civil law (common law)

Civil law is a branch of the law. [1]

33 relations: A First Book of English Law, Administrative law, Burden of proof (law), Card, Cross and Jones: Criminal Law, Civil code, Civil procedure, Civil wrong, Common Informers Act 1951, Common law, Contempt of court, Criminal law, Duty, England and Wales, Federal law, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Glanville Williams, Husnu Al Suood, Law of Pakistan, Law of the United States, Learning the Law, Legal person, List of national legal systems, Maldives, Natural person, Outline of civil law (common law), Owen Hood Phillips, Person, Plaintiff, Property law, Punitive damages, Quasi-contract, Rights, Substantive law.

A First Book of English Law

A First Book of English Law is a book originally written by Owen Hood Phillips and subsequently edited by him and Anthony Hugh Hudson.

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Administrative law

Administrative law is the body of law that governs the activities of administrative agencies of government.

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Burden of proof (law)

The burden of proof (onus probandi) is the obligation of a party in a trial to produce the evidence that will prove the claims they have made against the other party.

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Card, Cross and Jones: Criminal Law

Card, Cross and Jones: Criminal Law, formerly published as An Introduction to Criminal Law and as Cross and Jones' Introduction to Criminal Law, and referred to as Cross and Jones, is a book about the criminal law of England and Wales, originally written by Sir Rupert Cross and Philip Asterley Jones, and then edited by them and Richard Card.

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Civil code

A civil code is a systematic collection of laws designed to deal with the core areas of private law such as for dealing with business and negligence lawsuits and practices.

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Civil procedure

Civil procedure is the body of law that sets out the rules and standards that courts follow when adjudicating civil lawsuits (as opposed to procedures in criminal law matters).

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Civil wrong

A civil wrong or wrong is a cause of action under the law of the governing body.

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Common Informers Act 1951

The Common Informers Act 1951 (14 & 15 Geo. 6, c. 39) is an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament that abolishes the principle of, and procedures concerning a common informer.

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Common 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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Contempt of court

Contempt of court, often referred to simply as "contempt", is the offense of being disobedient to or discourteous toward a court of law and its officers in the form of behavior that opposes or defies the authority, justice and dignity of the court.

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Criminal law

Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime.

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Duty

A duty (from "due" meaning "that which is owing"; deu, did, past participle of devoir; debere, debitum, whence "debt") is a commitment or expectation to perform some action in general or if certain circumstances arise.

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England and Wales

England and Wales is a legal jurisdiction covering England and Wales, two of the four countries of the United Kingdom.

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Federal law

Federal law is the body of law created by the federal government of a country.

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Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (officially abbreviated Fed. R. Civ. P.; colloquially FRCP) govern civil procedure (i.e. for civil lawsuits) in United States district (federal) courts.

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Glanville Williams

Glanville Llewelyn Williams QC, FBA (15 February 1911 – 10 April 1997) was a Welsh legal scholar who was the Rouse Ball Professor of English Law at the University of Cambridge from 1968 to 1978 and the Quain Professor of Jurisprudence at University College London from 1945 to 1955.

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Husnu Al Suood

Husnu Al Suood (Dhivehi: ޙުސްނުއްސުޢޫދު) was the Attorney General of the Maldives from 2009 to 2010.

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Law of Pakistan

The Law of Pakistan is the law and legal system existing in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

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Law of the United States

The law of the United States comprises many levels of codified and uncodified forms of law, of which the most important is the United States Constitution, the foundation of the federal government of the United States.

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Learning the Law

Learning the Law is a book written by Glanville Williams, and edited by him and A T H Smith.

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Legal person

A legal person (in legal contexts often simply person, less ambiguously legal entity) is any human or non-human entity, in other words, any human being, firm, or government agency that is recognized as having privileges and obligations, such as having the ability to enter into contracts, to sue, and to be sued.

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List of national legal systems

The contemporary legal systems of the world are generally based on one of four basic systems: civil law, common law, statutory law, religious law or combinations of these.

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Maldives

The Maldives (or; ދިވެހިރާއްޖެ Dhivehi Raa'jey), officially the Republic of Maldives, is a South Asian sovereign state, located in the Indian Ocean, situated in the Arabian Sea.

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Natural person

In jurisprudence, a natural person is a person (in legal meaning, i.e., one who has its own legal personality) that is an individual human being, as opposed to a legal person, which may be a private (i.e., business entity or non-governmental organization) or public (i.e., government) organization.

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Outline of civil law (common law)

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to civil law: Civil law – branch of the law.

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Owen Hood Phillips

Owen Hood Phillips (1907 - 1986) was Barber Professor of Jurisprudence in the University of Birmingham and Dean of the Faculty of Law, Vice-Principal and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of that university.

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Person

A person is a being that has certain capacities or attributes such as reason, morality, consciousness or self-consciousness, and being a part of a culturally established form of social relations such as kinship, ownership of property, or legal responsibility.

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Plaintiff

A plaintiff (Π in legal shorthand) is the party who initiates a lawsuit (also known as an action) before a court.

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Property law

Property law is the area of law that governs the various forms of ownership and tenancy in real property (land as distinct from personal or movable possessions) and in personal property, within the common law legal system.

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Punitive damages

Punitive damages, or exemplary damages, are damages intended to reform or deter the defendant and others from engaging in conduct similar to that which formed the basis of the lawsuit.

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Quasi-contract

A quasi-contract (or implied-in-law contract or constructive contract) is a fictional contract recognised by a court.

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Rights

Rights are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people, according to some legal system, social convention, or ethical theory.

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Substantive law

Substantive law is the set of laws that governs how members of a society are to behave.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_law_(common_law)

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