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Natural Obligations And The Common Law Of Unjust Enrichment, Hang Wu Tang Nov 2006

Natural Obligations And The Common Law Of Unjust Enrichment, Hang Wu Tang

Research Collection School Of Law

Two leading restitution scholars have recently argued that the notion of natural obligations is now an important defence in the law of unjust enrichment. 'In particular, the late Professor Peter Birks asserts, in his last book, that 'the claimant cannot say that the money was not due if, behind the technicalities of the law, there was still a moral obligation to pay.' This development is interesting because the concept of natural obligations is traditionally thought to be a civilian and not a common law concept. Birks' assertion represents an attempt to use the study of comparative law to interpret the ...


The Commerce Clause, Interstate Compacts, And Marketing Water Across State Boundaries, Olen Paul Matthews, Michael Pease Jul 2006

The Commerce Clause, Interstate Compacts, And Marketing Water Across State Boundaries, Olen Paul Matthews, Michael Pease

Natural Resources Journal

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An Economic Assessment Of The Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan, Rosalind Bark-Hodgins, Bonnie G. Colby Jul 2006

An Economic Assessment Of The Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan, Rosalind Bark-Hodgins, Bonnie G. Colby

Natural Resources Journal

No abstract provided.


A People's History Of Wilderness, Edited By Matt Jenkins, Laura Pritchett Jul 2006

A People's History Of Wilderness, Edited By Matt Jenkins, Laura Pritchett

Natural Resources Journal

No abstract provided.


The Rise And Fall Of The Ebro Water Transfer, Jose Albiac, Michael Hanemann, Javier Calatrava, Javier Uche, Javier Tapia Jul 2006

The Rise And Fall Of The Ebro Water Transfer, Jose Albiac, Michael Hanemann, Javier Calatrava, Javier Uche, Javier Tapia

Natural Resources Journal

No abstract provided.


New Paradigm: Indian Tribes In The Land Of Unintended Consequences, Sam Deloria Apr 2006

New Paradigm: Indian Tribes In The Land Of Unintended Consequences, Sam Deloria

Natural Resources Journal

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Religion And State: Some Main Issues And Sources, John M. Finnis Jan 2006

Religion And State: Some Main Issues And Sources, John M. Finnis

Journal Articles

Public reason's default position is not atheism or agnosticism about the dependence of everything on a transcendent Creator. On the contrary, there is good reason to judge that there is such a transcendent cause, capable of communicating with intelligent creatures, that one of the world's religions may be essentially true and others substantially truer than atheism, and that there is a human or natural right to immunity from coercion in religious inquiry, belief (or unbelief, precisely as such), and practice so far as is compatible with public order, that is with the rights of others, public peace and ...