Salmond on Torts and [ADOPTED]Jurisprudence

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Post by DivMS » November 8th, 2017, 7:28 am

Sir John William Salmond KC (3 December 1862 – 19 September 1924) was a legal scholar, public servant and judge in New Zealand.

He was the author of Jurisprudence or the Theory of the Law [1902] (for which Salmond was awarded the Swiney Prize in 1914 by the Royal Society of Arts) and The Law of Torts [1907] (for which Harvard University in 1911 awarded Salmond the James Barr Ames Prize for the best legal treatise published in the world over a period of five years).

Salmond on Jurisprudence and Salmond on Torts, are regarded as legal classics.

Source: Wikipedia
Below are the links for copies I found in the archives. Can any of these be used for recording (as PD)?
(1) Salmond on Jurisprudence
(2) Salmond on Torts
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Post by Cori » November 8th, 2017, 9:21 am

Mostly good news! :D

(1) Salmond on Jurisprudence - - yes (pub. 1913)

(2) Salmond on Torts - - no (7th edition published in 1923)

(2) Salmond on Torts - - yes (2nd edition pub. 1910)
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Post by DivMS » November 9th, 2017, 5:53 am

Thanks Cori! :D

As much as I would like to BC these books, my lack of experience prevents me from taking up such a responsibility :( However, I would love to volunteer as DPL (although I will be available only on weekends).

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Post by DivMS » December 2nd, 2017, 10:12 pm

I am planning to BC the book on Jurisprudence.

I am thinking of splitting it into 3 volumes as follows :-
Chapters 1-9: preface + 69 sections, 176 pages
Chapters 10-16: 55 sections, 133 pages
Chapter 17-appendices: 52 sections + 5 (appendices), 188 pages

I'll be able to take on only one volume at a time. Since this will be my first book as BC, I will be grateful for any advice and suggestions.

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » December 3rd, 2017, 9:17 am

The sections you are proposing are only a page or two, in many cases, and would make for many very short recordings. I would recommend you keep most of the chapters intact as single sections. The few chapters that exceed 20 pages or so, you could split into two. That way you would have ~ 30 sections for the entire book. Easily a single project. :)
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Post by DivMS » December 5th, 2017, 9:41 pm

Thanks a lot! This is definitely a better way to manage this book :D

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