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Procedural Law refers to the rules that govern the
processes by which legal disputes are resolved (e.g.
laws of litigation, evidence)
This includes, for example, the rules of court that
require an action to be started in a certain way, within
a certain time and may be with a fee
certain Classifications of Law
Classifications Common Law and Legislation
Common Law and Equity Classifications of Law
The common law forms a major part of the law of many nations,
especially those with a history as British territories or colonies.
It is notable for its inclusion of extensive non-statutory law reflecting
precedent derived from centuries of judgments by judges hearing
For common law countries, many important areas of law are
governed primarily by common law. For example, in England and
Wales, the basic law of contracts and torts does not exist in statute,
but only in common law. In almost all areas of the law, statutes may
give only terse statements of general principle, but the fine
boundaries and definitions exist only in the common law. Cla...
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2013 for the course LAW contract taught by Professor Jojomo during the Spring '13 term at City University of Hong Kong.
- Spring '13