What You Need to Know About Common Law and Equity

What You Need to Know About Common Law and Equity

The various legal systems currently enforced around the world are based on different concepts of justice. In many European and Latin American jurisdictions, for example, civil law prevails by virtue of its Napoleonic and Germanic influences. Sharia law is observed in some nations in the Middle East. Common law is the legal system practiced in Anglo-Saxon jurisdictions such as Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Common Law Versus Civil Law Common law…

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