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COMMON LAW

adaptability and limitations - 1983, 76/77, 22
Bland's case marking departure from - 1993, 116/117, 4
blasphemy as a common law crime - 2000, 145, 6
common law defence of necessity for assisting suicide, court argues blanket ban is not disproportionate (case) - 2013, 171, 116
consideration in English law, influence of canon law on - 2000, 144, 4
contracts must be made under the law of a country, not under sharia - 2008, 160, 67
courts, common law and church, history and conflict between the two - 2011, 166, 52
custody and possession of body or ashes after death or disinterment: legal principles - 2014, 173, 145
debate over whether the presumption of public benefit for religious charities existed in common law - 2017, 178, 57
development of common law - 2008, 161, 75
divorced father wants Orthodox single-sex education for children, mother upheld in wanting co-ed school, court won't pass judgment on religious beliefs if not incompatible with human dignity (case) - 2013, 170, 118
English law (1944) of trespass, defamation & protection of property - 2003, 150, 10
exorcism, law on, in Britain compared to New Zealand and the USA - 2018, 180, 51
gender reassigned persons excluded from the obligation of clergy to marry residents, special provision in Equality & Marriage law - 2015, 174, 96
influence of canon law on secular common law in England & differently in Scotland - 2017, 178, 37
inherent principles of non-discrimination - 1970, 28, 109
law on 'custody & possession' of a body used to indicate cremation or incineration; debate on property in ashes & who can determine disposal - 2014, 173, 145
legal systems that hold all men equal compared to police states/Nazi regime - 2003, 150, 10
Milsom's critique of Maitland on origins of and influences on development of Common law - 2018, 180, 21
no general doctrine of Good Faith in English contract law - 2000, 144, 4
no property in a body: issues addressed in Anatomy Act, Human Tissue Act, Human Fertilisation & Embryology Act - 2014, 173, 145
O'Sullivan, Richard, on advantage of Common law over parliamentary sovereignty - 2013, 170, 19
'pacta sunt servanda': canon law influences on English contract law - 2000, 144, 4
Protestant England (early) saw natural law (& Christianity) as a legitimate source of common law - 2019, 179, 117
statutory definition of religion in charity law; widened from common law one - 2017, 178, 57
third world, influences on the - 1990, 104/105, 20
underlying spirit of systems - 1969, 23, 59
vicarious liability tests: diocese wins claim that religious institute should share liability for sexual abuse of school boys - 2012, 169, 246; 2013, 170, 113
what is it? - 2001, 147, 79
Wales
Church in Wales disestablished for ecclesiastical law but not common law; leaving obligations for marriages & burials with no capacity to amend - 2015, 174, 96

 

 

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