Latin maxims of Anglo-American law by William Frederic Foster

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Statementcompiled and translated into English verse, by William Frederic Foster with an introduction by Charles P. Sherman.
LC ClassificationsLAW
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Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
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LC Control Number24007649

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Equitable maxims. General propositions or principals of law that have to do with fairness. Latches. derives from Latin, 'Laxus' meaning lax or negligence.

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