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29 Sep 2010

Plessy Vs Ferguson, 1896

Law case - 5 pages - Civil law

Slavery was 'politically' abolished during the Civil War in 1863 by the 'Emancipation Proclamation' of President Lincoln, who used his formal powers in order to deprave the south of its first source of income. This was rather a pragmatic declaration than a real political decision....

29 Sep 2010

High Court of Justice Chancery Division on 29th October 2008, Carr v Beavan: the testamentary capacity

Law case - 4 pages - Civil law

The court has to focus on the testator mental capacity at the time of making his will, since a man diminished in physical and even mental strength may nevertheless make a valid will, provided that he was in possession of his full capacity at the precise time of the writing of the will. In order...

29 Sep 2010

Breach of duty of care/ negligence in tort law: Mr J Madisson in Caparo v Dickman

Law case - 4 pages - Civil law

The tort of negligence is one of the most important fields of tort law in modernized law. When a claimant suffers from an act or an omission on behalf of a third party, innumerable ways and means are proposed to impose liability on the defendant. It is essential and necessary for the claimant to...