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common lawyer looks at the civil law

F. H. Lawson

common lawyer looks at the civil law

five lectures delivered at the University of Michigan, November 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20, 1953

by F. H. Lawson

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Published by University of Michigan in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


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Statementforeword by Hessel E. Yntema.
SeriesThe Thomas M. Cooley lectures -- 5th series.
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Open LibraryOL21028037M


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Integration is a Civil civil concept pertaining to contracts, and I am aware of no application of it in Criminal law. The existence of an integration clause in a contract is meant to designate the writing as “fully integrated” and complete in and.while private law looks at dealings between to persons.

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