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Published by T. & J. Johnson & co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain.,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. Court of Chancery,
  • Equity -- Great Britain,
  • Equity -- United States,
  • Equity pleading and procedure -- Great Britain,
  • Equity pleading and procedure -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementBy John Adams, jun.
ContributionsLudlow, James R. 1825-1886., Collins, John M. 1824-1896., Wharton, Henry, 1827-1880.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF399 .A3 1859
The Physical Object
Paginationlxviii, [49]-868 p.
Number of Pages868
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6729889M
LC Control Number29014533
OCLC/WorldCa1561722

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  It is my fervent hope, and optimistic belief, that the doctrine of equity contains within it so many intrinsic contradictions that it will fatally undermine the ideology of the radical left. Imagine for a moment what would actually have to be done for true equity across identity groups to manifest itself. The Principles is divided into three books. The first two, “theoretical,” books examine the powers of a court of equity as derived from justice and from utility, the two great principles Kames felt governed equity. The third book aims to be more practical, showing the application of these powers to several subjects, such as bankrupts.   Business law professor Leigh Anenson at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business discusses the legal concept of equity. Her book, "Judging Equity. The doctrine of equity was created to fill in the gaps of common law by providing more flexible remedies, unlike common law which only provide damages such as injunction, specific performance, equitable estoppel etc. Equity only governed by the maxims where it is based on the principles of fairness and conscience and are not as strict as common law.