Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-15 of 15 items

  • Keywords: bailment x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Personal Property Law

Michael Bridge

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781854315816
eISBN:
9780191705144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781854315816.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Providing a definition of personal property law, this book demonstrates why an understanding of the principles of personal property is important. In defining the various types, the author discusses ... More


Animal Theft, Crop Destruction, Deposit, and Burglary (Exodus 21:37–22:8)

David P. Wright

in Inventing God's Law: How the Covenant Code of the Bible Used and Revised the Laws of Hammurabi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195304756
eISBN:
9780199866830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304756.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explains the compositional logic lying being the series of laws on animal theft, burglary, crop destruction, and deposit in Exodus 21:37–22:8. Here the Covenant Code has used the ... More


BAILMENT

Norman Palmer

in English Private Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661770
eISBN:
9780191778612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661770.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

Bailment is a distinct legal relationship that exists whenever one person (the bailee) is voluntarily in possession of goods which belong to another (the bailor). The bailee gets a special property ... More


“Bailment”

Bernard S. Jackson

in Wisdom-Laws: A Study of the Mishpatim of Exodus 21:1–22:16

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269311
eISBN:
9780191683596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269311.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

The passage commencing Exodus 22:6 and extending to the end of verse 14 forms the basis of the rabbinic classification of the ‘four guardians’. Each type of bailee is based by the rabbis on one ... More


Sir William Jones and the Nature of Law

David Ibbetson

in Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206551
eISBN:
9780191705397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on the two halves of Sir William Jones's life. The first part focuses on his approach to law before the move to India, concentrating on the Essay on the Law of Bailments. The ... More


The Battle over Privity

SIR GUENTER TREITEL

in Some Landmarks of Twentieth Century Contract Law

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199255757
eISBN:
9780191719561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255757.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter states the common law doctrine of privity by which a contract is enforceable only by and against the parties to it, and the equitable ‘trust’ exception to the doctrine. It considers ... More


Movables

John Hudson

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: 871-1216

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198260301
eISBN:
9780191740640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260301.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses ownership, succession, bailment, and sale and grant. By the late twelfth century the distinction between movables and immovables, familiar in later English law, is clear. The ... More


Interests in chattels

M G Bridge

in Personal Property Law

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781854315816
eISBN:
9780191705144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781854315816.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the common law rights of ownership and possession in some detail. The difficulty of understanding possession comes into focus with the circumstances of its acquisition and loss, ... More


Uses and the Statute

A. W. B. Simpson

in A History of the Land Law

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255376
eISBN:
9780191681585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255376.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The conception of a use of lands differs little from that of a bailment of a chattel, and both transactions were actuated by much the same sort of motives. The medieval lawyers were incapable of ... More


Concepts and Categories

Peter Birks

in The Law of Property

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299936
eISBN:
9780191685811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299936.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Much of the basic property law described in the preceding chapters is similar to that found in other legal systems which recognize private property but, for reasons which are largely historical, ... More


Actions on the case for conversion

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The action of detinue was unsatisfactory for plaintiffs in that defendants could escape by waging law, and indeed could truthfully deny a detainer of goods if they had destroyed or parted with them. ... More


Actions on the case for negligence

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter shows how actions on the case were used to obtain compensation for various forms of harm caused by negligence even when there was no undertaking to use care. Early examples were those ... More


Detinue

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter is concerned with the writ of detinue, which was very similar to, and in some cases had the same wording as, the writ of debt. It lay for specific chattels detained from someone with a ... More


Property in Chattels Personal

John Baker

in Introduction to English Legal History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812609
eISBN:
9780191850400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812609.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter considers the history of the law governing movable chattels, which was different from the law of real property and of chattels real (such as leases of land). The basic principles changed ... More


‘Bank Money’: The Rise, Fall, and Metamorphosis of the ‘Transferable Deposit’

Benjamin Geva

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents the doctrines that support the notion of ‘transferable deposit’ as the historical explanation to ‘bank money’. It discusses the medieval practice of bailment of money as the ... More


View: