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Summers, Robert S.

Overview
Works: 147 works in 715 publications in 4 languages and 13,840 library holdings
Genres: History  Trials, litigation, etc  Bibliography  Hornbooks (Law)  Casebooks (Law)  Study guides 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler
Classifications: KF890, 346.7307
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert S Summers
Uniform commercial code by James J White( Book )

74 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book will give students a rigorous introduction to the Uniform Commercial Code without burdening them with needless citations. The new edition deals not only with the 1999 revisions to Article 9 but also with the recent revisions to Article 1. This edition also addresses the earlier revisions to Articles 5, 3, and 4. It has limited coverage of the failed attempt to revise Article 2
Law: its nature, functions, and limits by Charles G Howard( Book )

26 editions published between 1965 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in legal philosophy by Robert S Summers( Book )

29 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of the law under the uniform commercial code by James J White( Book )

30 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More essays in legal philosophy : general assessments of legal philosophies by Robert S Summers( Book )

25 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Form and function in a legal system : a general study by Robert S Summers( )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book addresses three major questions about law and legal systems. Firstly, what are the defining and organizing forms of legal phenomena? How does systematic focus on these forms advance understanding? And what credit should the function of forms have?
Form and substance in Anglo-American law : a comparative study of legal reasoning, legal theory, and legal institutions by P. S Atiyah( Book )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instrumentalism and American legal theory by Robert S Summers( Book )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contract and related obligation : theory, doctrine, and practice by Robert S Summers( Book )

42 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpreting statutes : a comparative study by D. Neil MacCormick( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

12 Interpretation and Comparative Analysis -- 13 Interpretation and Justification -- Appendix: Final Version of the Questions, Comparative Statutory Interpretation Project 1 November 1989 -- About the Authors -- Index
Lon L. Fuller by Robert S Summers( Book )

18 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpreting precedents : a comparative study by D. Neil MacCormick( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work seeks to advance understanding of the fundamentals of law and its methodology through systematic comparative and theoretical analysis. The research group seeks to achieve this by using an agreed set of concepts and terminology in the analysis of common topics
Uniform commercial code by James J White( Book )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of sales law by James J White( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book provides a comprehensive introduction to Articles 1 and 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). It provides a useful resource for students and practitioners dealing with sales or contract issues. Students of contracts or sales and any practitioner dealing with sales or contracts issues will profit from this book's use."--
American legal theory by Robert S Summers( Book )

15 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching materials on commercial and consumer law by Richard E Speidel( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collective bargaining and public benefit conferral : a jurisprudential critique by Robert S Summers( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The jurisprudence of law's form and substance by Robert S Summers( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This title was first published in 2000: Robert S. Summers is a distinguished legal theorist whose work has had significant influence in Europe as well as the United States. The study of form and substance in law, the theme of this collection, marks many of his most distinctive contributions to law and legal philosophy over four decades."--Provided by publisher
Essays in legal theory by Robert S Summers( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this book treat important aspects of most of the major themes in contemporary philosophy of law and legal theory. Many of the essays are relatively original. All reveal the distinctive authenticity of the author's work, for he is not only a reputable legal theorist but an internationally known scholar of private law, and for many years chair of the Bielefelder Kreis, an international group of legal theorists who have jointly authored major works comparing methodologies of statutory interpretation and precedent
Principles of payment systems by James J White( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides law students with an in-depth introduction to the UCC without burdening them with unnecessary detail. Citations have been used to enable the reader to understand the kinds of cases that might be presented under particular provisions of the Code. The chapters on Article 9 have been completely rewritten to deal only with revised Article 9 (1999). Similar revisions have been made to the chapter on Article 5 (1996 revision) and to other parts of the book to account for other Code amendments."--Publisher
 
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Form and substance in Anglo-American law : a comparative study of legal reasoning, legal theory, and legal institutions
Alternative Names
Robert S. Summers American academic

Summers, Robert 1933-

Summers, Robert S.

Summers, Robert S. 1933-

Summers, Robert Samuel.

Summers, Robert Samuel 1933-

Languages
English (420)

German (4)

Dutch (2)

Chinese (1)

Covers
Form and function in a legal system : a general studyForm and substance in Anglo-American law : a comparative study of legal reasoning, legal theory, and legal institutionsContract and related obligation : theory, doctrine, and practiceInterpreting precedents : a comparative studyPrinciples of sales lawThe jurisprudence of law's form and substanceEssays in legal theoryPrinciples of payment systems