New answers tagged

1 vote

Picking fruit that overhangs public property

The OP asks about the law relating to urban foraging in england-and-wales. In new-zealand (in case anyone is asking this question from that jurisdiction), urban foragers are (IMHO sadly) still ...
Clark Thomborson's user avatar
4 votes

Why was dueling legal?

It wasn’t legal At least, outside an official trial by combat. Duelling arrived in England from Italy sometime in the 1570s and it was outlawed by Elizabeth I in 1571 - quite possibly before any duels ...
Dale M's user avatar
  • 209k
9 votes

Is there a list of doctrines and rationale in American common law that isn't based on codified laws and constitutional rules?

Short Answer Is there a list of doctrines and rationale in American common law that isn't based on codified laws and constitutional rules? No. There is really nothing so compact as a mere list. Long ...
ohwilleke's user avatar
  • 213k

Top 50 recent answers are included