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2011-05-17 [author] 庞德,R. preview:



Nothing in the history of our common law is more striking than its tenacity in holding ground. Like our English speech, there seems to be something about it that commends it to men of diverse lands and races, and where it once goes, it stays. From the beginning, it has been in competition, if not in conflict, with other systems, and it has steadily gained ground. On its own soil, it had to meet and resist the canon law in the twelfth century, the Roman law at the Renaissance, the powers of the crown exerted against its fundamental doctrine of the supremacy of law in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries……

[keywords]philosophy of law;the common law;ligislation;