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Scintillae Juris and Meditations in the Tea Room (Paperback) Loot Price: R258
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Scintillae Juris and Meditations in the Tea Room (Paperback): Charles John Darling
Scintillae Juris and Meditations in the Tea Room (Paperback): Charles John Darling

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Scintillae Juris and Meditations in the Tea Room (Paperback)

Charles John Darling

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 Excerpt: ... I SHALL CONCLUDE WITH A of Maxims word or two on Maxims, which are for centres having many doctrines revolving around them. It becomes them, therefore, to be fixed and certain; but, for my own part, I can think them of not much more use in law than the proverbs of country people are in husbandry. Like " index learning," they may "hold the eel of science by the tail," yet the eel will find such means to wriggle that it were almost as well not to restrain him in any way as to hold him by one end only. It is magnificently declared by our law that there is no wrong without a remedy; but, perhaps, it were as just to remark that no remedy is given to him who has not a right to it. This manner of stating the rule is not, however, so attractive as that which the law adopts. It may often be imagined by litigants that they shall get what they have no title to, because they read ubi jus, ibi remedium, as being a complete proposition which does not negative there being some remedium where there is no jus. And, indeed, it has often happened that where one has shown himself in want of some remedial treatment, which he cannot specify, the law has found Scintillae that he has a right of some sort, and Juris then it follows from the maxim that there must be given a solatium of one kind or another. It might be thought that if one could devise a new means of hurting another, it would be safe to exercise it; but, as you will produce fruit by beating and bruising a walnuttree, so if you do harm you will cause rights to spring up where before none were to be found. Or, as Lord Holt beautifully has it, if men will multiply injuries, actions must be multiplied too, for every man that is injured ought to have his recompense. The maxim which, though rarely quoted, most concerns a...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Charles John Darling
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-36568-2
Barcode: 9781151365682
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-36568-8

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