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equity of law       LUcat Search catalogue 294910255

Scope note
Designates the recourse to general principles of justice (the naturalis æquitas of Roman jurists) to correct or supplement the provisions of the law, specifically the branch of law that developed alongside the common law in England to remedy some of its defects.

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common law systems
law

Subject category
10.01 LAW AND LEGAL SYSTEMS GENERAL



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