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Legal Fictions

A Journal of Culture/Theory/Politics Number 32 Autumn/Winter 1997 (New Informations)

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Published by Lawrence & Wishart .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foundations of law,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Legal History,
  • Legal System,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSally Ledger (Editor), Stella Swain (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11606964M
    ISBN 100853158479
    ISBN 109780853158479

    Maintenance of Jurisdictional Diversity One feature of the common law system to which we might expect to see theoretical attention devoted is that Legal Fictions book have always been, in Legal Fictions book England and America, significantly overlapping jurisdictions among the different courts having authority to hear and determine disputes. Buy This Book in Print summary Legal scholars and literary critics have shown the significance of storytelling, not only as part of the courtroom procedure, but as part of the very foundation of law. Rather, an elaborate tale was told in the pleadings about how one John Doe leased land from the plaintiff but was ousted by Richard Roe, who claimed a contrary lease from the defendant. Wisbey6 Cox, C. Fictions of deeming thus illustrate for us a court which treats the creation of fictions as a legitimate part of the judicial process; an activity which may be carried on, discreetly to be sure, but without concealment.

    Other commentators argue that corporate personhood is not a Legal Fictions book any longer; it simply means that, for some legal purposes, "person" has now a wider meaning than it had before and still has in non-legal uses. The deficiency in theory results, I claim, from the theorists' tendency to think of the archetypal common-law system as containing four players--a legislature, a judge, a plaintiff, and a defendant. The book explores the specifically Russian literary and political conditions in which writers claim the authority not only as the authors of fiction but as lawgivers in the realm of the real, and in which the government turns to the realm of the literary to exercise its power. Gruneston, Y.

    This is, in short, a remarkable example of productive interdisciplinarity from which all sorts of readers will learn a great deal. The client in such cases is a construct-a legal fiction-that often Legal Fictions book through many individuals with different roles, views, and interests, and therefore requires an attorney to consider any number of special professional-responsibility issues. Gruneston, Y. For example, the fiction that the wife's personality is merged in that of the husband should not be extended to deny to the wife of a disqualified man the right to an inheritance when it opens. However, later in the novel a witness to the accident declares seeing the mother floundering some time after the father has disappeared, and so the legal fiction is overturned and the mother's will is followed, providing Peter with a new legal guardian.


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The 17 chapters are divided into four parts: 1 a Legal Fictions book of the principal theories of fictions, as above, with a focus on Kelsen, Bentham, Fuller and classical pragmatism; 2 a discussion of the relationship between fictions and language; 3 a theoretical and historical examination and evaluation of fictions in the common law; and 4 an account of fictions in different practice areas and in different legal cultures.

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IV, fo. In such a system, particularly in its historically early stages, the process of altering the facts is far easier than the process of altering the rules, and is more frequently undertaken. See also J. Plucknett, supra at For example, the fiction that the wife's personality is merged in that of the husband should not be extended to deny to the wife of a disqualified man the right to an inheritance when it opens.

His abuela grandmother and her delicious recipes add charm to the twenty five novel series which can be read in any order. For the court, on the other hand, varying facts was easier than altering rules, and nothing prevented a plaintiff from suing on two causes of action--the one which gave bill jurisdiction to the King's Bench, "and also" ac etiam the cause of action he really wanted to try.

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VI, fo. Both the royal courts and the Legal Fictions book federal courts imposed barriers to entry, and plaintiffs undertook substantial effort in order to meet, Legal Fictions book seem to meet, those requirements in order to achieve the benefits of litigation in the highest forum.

First published as a series of articles in the Illinois Law Review inFuller's essay was reprinted in book form in The presumption that all offspring of a married woman are the issue of her husband arose not from the Legal Fictions book of an assertion, but rather from an argument of policy: that the law presumes legitimacy in order to avoid the Legal Fictions book social costs of permitting parties to attempt proof of bastardy.

This book will engage scholars in African American studies and American studies in the coming years. This type of fiction can be clearly perceived in the fourteenth-century case in which plaintiff wishes to sue in the royal courts for allegedly watered wine purchased not surprisingly without a contract under seal, and is forced by the circumstances to plead that the Legal Fictions book vintner "with force and arms and against the peace of the King, to wit with swords and bows and arrows," put water in the wine.

So the process of common-law development began from a world in which the facts never "came out" at all, in the sense that they were never used as the raw material for a decision process in which human beings made the decisions.

Murav offers a history of the reception of the jury trial and the development of a professional bar in late Imperial Russia as well as an exploration of theories of criminality, sexuality, punishment, and rehabilitation in Imperial and Soviet Russia.

Rattlesdene v. And so begins the process whereby the courts shaped technology for barring entails. Now check your email to confirm your subscription. The business about Doe and Roe being the guardians of undisclosed parties who wish to bring suit, or the names of parties unknown, remains in some jurisdictions although not in England.

But the institution did not die. Legal fiction should not be extended so as to lead to unjust results. Fictions in Practice: Past, Present and Future.

Jump to navigation Jump to search A legal fiction is a fact assumed or created by courts which is then used in order to apply a legal rule which was not necessarily designed to be used in that way.

See J.fiction definition: 1. the type of book or story that is written about imaginary characters and events and not based on. Learn more. Cambridge Dictionary +Plus; My profile +Plus help; can provide an analytical framework for understanding a legal context which. Thomas Hardy's Legal Fictions Trish Ferguson.

Published by Edinburgh University Press. Edinburgh Critical Studies in Victorian Culture. Thomas Hardy's fiction is examined in this book in the context of the seismic legal reforms of the nineteenth century as well as legal discourse in the literature of the era. Buy Legal Fictions New impression by Lon L.

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Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Jump to navigation Jump to search. English. English Wikipedia has an article on: legal fiction. Wikipedia. Noun. legal fiction (plural legal fictions) An assumption, not necessarily true, made by a court in order to apply a legal rule.

Retrieved from "https.Legal fictions are different ebook legal presumptions which assume ebook certain state of facts until the opposite is proved, such as the presumption of legitimacy.

A legal fiction, by contrast, can be seen in laws recognizing "virgin birth", i.e., that a child born to an unmarried mother has no genetic, biological or psychological father.