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Consumer Credit and Debt

Michael Lobban

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII: 1820–1914 Private Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258826
eISBN:
9780191705168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258826.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on consumer credit and debt in the 19th century covers imprisonment for debt, the poor man's bankruptcy, pawnbroking, money lenders, and the purchase of goods through hire purchase ... More


Property Rights and the Regulatory State

James W. Ely

in The Guardian of Every Other Right: A Constitutional History of Property Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195323337
eISBN:
9780199851508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323337.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the impact of the emergence of the regulatory state on property rights in America following World War 2. During this period many regulations went far beyond the traditional ... More


The Corporation's Money Paid for the Painting; Its Artist Colored It; Its President Designed It

Catherine L. Fisk

in Working Knowledge: Employee Innovation and the Rise of Corporate Intellectual Property, 1800-1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833025
eISBN:
9781469605333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899069_fisk.14
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter describes how courts and legislators had to reconsider the relation between the creative employee and the corporate employer as patent and copyright law came to recognize the validity of ... More


Law and the Economy: Grappling with the Ambiguities of the Free Market

Ashutosh Dayal Mathur

in Medieval Hindu Law: A Study of Post-Smrti Changes in Hindu Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195685589
eISBN:
9780199081578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195685589.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Right from the period of the early sṃrtis, dharma śāstrahas sought to regulate economic transactions and relationships. This chapter notes that the traditional vyvahāra padas covering this area ... More


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