By Eric Descheemaeker,Helen Scott
It is the Roman delict of iniuria which kinds the root of either the South African and-more controversially-Scots legislation of accidents to character. nonetheless, iniuria is an idea officially alien to English legislation. yet as its name indicates, this booklet of essays is consultant of a species of felony scholarship top defined as 'oxymoronic comparative law', applying an idea unusual to at least one felony culture which will interrogate one other the place, it seems that, it doesn't belong. Addressing a chain of doctrinal puzzles in the legislations of attack, defamation and breach of privateness, it considers in what respects the Roman delict of iniuria overlaps with its smooth opposite numbers in England, Scotland and South Africa; the variations and similarities among the analytical frameworks hired within the old and smooth legislations; and the measure to which the Roman proto-delict issues the best way to destiny advancements in every one of those 3 felony systems.
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Iniuria and the Common Law (Hart Studies in Private Law) by Eric Descheemaeker,Helen Scott