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Uncommon law

being sixty-six misleading cases, revised and collected in one volume, including ten cases not published before

3d ed.

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Published by Methuen & Co., Ltd. in London .
Written in English.

About the Book

A beautiful humorous book about law and sometimes the absurdity thereof. AP Herbert designs ridiculous cases such as is there a thing such as a reasonable woman (the reasonable man test for negligence) and is this country really free (fun is not described in law and as such the law takes a dim view of it) and then follows this case through an ostensible normal law report or court minutes to a hilarious conclusion. If you have some knowledge of the law and a sense of humor it is 5/5, if not it will be a 0/5.

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"Most of these cases were originally reported in the pages of Punch."--P. v.


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xxii, 494 p.
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