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Commonwealth Caribbean Legal Systems a Study of Small Jurisdictions

Velma Newton

Commonwealth Caribbean Legal Systems a Study of Small Jurisdictions

by Velma Newton

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Published by Gaunt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11401745M
    ISBN 100912004762
    ISBN 109780912004761
    OCLC/WorldCa21003816

    a hybrid legal system or what Professor T. B. Smith calls a "mixed jurisdiction in which a basically civilian system has been under pressure from the Anglo-American common law and has in part been overlaid by that rival system of jurisprudence."la. St. Lucia is the only Commonwealth Caribbean territory where a substantial. The book begins by placing journalism in a constitutional context and ends with an overview on damages for defamation and a glossary of legal terms. It describes our legal systems and the hierarchy of courts, which every journalist should strive to understand, whether or not assigned to the court : Kathy Ann Waterman Latchoo.

    0 Velma Newton, Commonwealth Caribbean Legal Sys-tems: A Study of Small Jurisdictions (). The content of this work mirrors that of Volume 7 of the Modern Legal Sys-tems Cyclopedia, however, Commonwealth Caribbean Legal Systems provides more detailed treatment of Caribbean legal structures. Id. at Author: Rhea P. Hamilton. Sports Law has quickly developed into an accepted area of academic study and practice in the legal profession globally. In Europe and North America, in particular, Sports Law has been very much a part of the legal landscape for about four decades, while in more recent times, it has blossomed in other geographic regions, including the Commonwealth Caribbean.

    - the court system and the new Caribbean Court of Justice which replaces appeals to the Privy Council - the offshore financial legal sector - Caribbean customary law and the rights of indigenous peoples - the Constitutions of Commonwealth Caribbean jurisdictions and Human Rights. Commonwealth Caribbean legal systems, like United States' legal sys-tems, were born out of our English colonial heritage, ensuring that the shape and flavour of our law is largely the common law legal tradition. I say largely because the history of conquest in the region was a very colourful.


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: Joan A. Brathwaite. The Commonwealth Caribbean Law Series is the only series of law books that covers the jurisdiction of the English speaking Caribbean nations. The titles in the series were first published in to acclaim from academics, practitioners and the judiciary in the region.

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Levasseur, A and McCreary, JM () ‘Book Review –Mixed Jurisdictions Worldwide: The Third Legal Family’ (63) Louisiana Law Review. 69 at 70 (suggesting that a country could be regarded as a mixed jurisdiction if its legal system ‘were a mixture of written law and customary law, or religious law and secular law’).

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Commonwealth Caribbean Law and Legal Systems Examines the institutions, structures and processes of the law in the Commonwealth Caribbean. This book explores: the court system and the Caribbean Court of Justice which replaces appeals to the Privy Council; the offshore financial legal sector; and, Caribbean customary law and the rights of indigenous peoples.

The book will continue to examine how the law operates within the legal systems of the Caribbean, taking into account the umbilical link to British jurisprudence and the persuasive precedent of other Commonwealth jurisdictions, and the impact this has had on the growth and development of the area.

These, and her first book, Commonwealth Caribbean Law and Legal Systems, published by Routledge Cavendish, London, are used by universities and practitioners in Europe, the USA, UK and Africa. She is also the co-author and editor of the Unfair Dismissal Digest, ILO, Geneva, Legal Issues in Offshore Finance (Randle Publishers) and HIV and Human.

Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents. The nature and functions of law-- the role of law in Commonwealth Caribbean Society-- the classification of legal systems into legal traditions-- identifying legal traditions-- the reception of law and its significance to Caribbean jurisprudence-- the advent of the written constitution-- the common law and equity-- custom as.

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