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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50

University of New Zealand. — Jurisprudence

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University of New Zealand.


1.Examine the views of Sir Henry S. Maine as to the universality of patria potestas.
2."After the decease of an individual, how ought his goods to be disposed of?" How does Bentham answer this question? Discuss his answer.
3.What attempts have been made, and with what success, to draw a line between the departments of human conduct to which legal sanction may properly be applied and those that should be left to the social sanction?
4."Every owner has a right of possession:" criticize this statement.
5.Account for the origin of Equity as a distinctive branch of Jurisprudence.
6.Illustrate from the history of Criminal Law the influence of the respective ideas of "vengeance" and "repression of crime."
7.What is Feudalism? trace its growth and explain the causes of its decay.
8.Examine the bearing of Indian customary law on Austin's definition of law and sovereignty.