Equity Stirring: The Story of Justice Beyond Law

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Sir Frederick Pollock wrote that 'English-speaking lawyers ...have specialised the name of Equity'. It is typical for legal textbooks on the law of equity to acknowledge the diverse ways in which the word 'equity' is used and then to focus on the legal sense of the word to the exclusion of all others. This book is an exploration of the meaning of equity as artists and thinkers have portrayed it within the law and without. Watt finds in law and literature an equity that is necessary to good life and good law but which does ...

Equity Stirring: The Story of Justice Beyond Law 2012, Hart Publishing, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781849463553

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