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Ownership of Trust Property in Scotland and Louisiana

James Chalmers

in Mixed Jurisdictions Compared: Private Law in Louisiana and Scotland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638864
eISBN:
9780748651443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638864.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter addresses a narrow but important point relating to the nature and constitution of trusts, and one which appears to have been satisfactorily resolved in Scots law but unsatisfactorily ... More


Conclusion

Fernanda Pirie

in The Anthropology of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696840
eISBN:
9780191751110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696840.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents some final thoughts. It first addresses the question of why anthropologists should ask about the nature of law and what it contributes to the wider field of anthropology. It ... More


Trust without Equity

George L Gretton

in Trusts and Patrimonies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748697748
eISBN:
9781474412308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697748.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines an English peculiarity logically detachable from the trust: the distinction between the legal and the equitable estate. According to the Hague Convention on the Recognition of ... More


Patrimony not Equity: The Trust in Scotland

Kenneth G C Reid

in Trusts and Patrimonies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748697748
eISBN:
9781474412308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697748.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the importance of patrimony as an organising principle of trust in the absence of equity. The law of property in Scotland and other mixed jurisdictions is always civilian; like ... More


Outsider Antitrust: ‘Making Markets Work for People’ as a Post-Millennium Development Goal

Eleanor M Fox

in Competition Policy for the New Era: Insights from the BRICS Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198810674
eISBN:
9780191847882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810674.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Comparative Law

The United Nations has published the Sustainable Development Goals, which it aspires to achieve by 2030. The goals aspire to end poverty and hunger, build dignity, and create an inclusive, safe, and ... More


Crafting Creative Competition Remedies in South Africa

Liberty Mncube, Thulani Mandiriza, and Michelle Viljoen

in Competition Policy for the New Era: Insights from the BRICS Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198810674
eISBN:
9780191847882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810674.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Comparative Law

In South Africa, the pursuit of distributive justice is eminently permissible if not compelled by South African Competition Law and its unique responsiveness to issues of distributional equity and ... More


The Structure of American Law: The Courts

Lawrence M. Friedman and Grant M. Hayden

in American Law: An Introduction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190460587
eISBN:
9780190460624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460587.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses the American court system. It begins by laying out the basic structure of federal and state court systems. It then looks at the judges—where they come from and whether they ... More


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