Unjust enrichment in Jewish law
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Published by Ministry of Justice, The Jewish Legal Heritage Society in Jerusalem .
Written in English


  • Unjust enrichment (Jewish law)

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementby Nahum Rakover.
SeriesLibrary of Jewish law, Sifriyat ha-mishpaṭ ha-ʻIvri
LC ClassificationsBM523.9.C6 R3613 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination232 p.
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18895107M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Raḳover, Naḥum. Unjust enrichment in Jewish law. Jerusalem: Library of Jewish Law, © (OCoLC) The problems of unjust enrichment are treated in Jewish law under the following five headings: (1) rescue of another's life; (2) rescue of another's property; (3) payment of another's debt; (4) improvement of another's property; (5) deriving benefit from another's property. Rescue of .   This book is a sophisticated comparative analysis of the doctrine of unjust enrichment in North American, Jewish and Islamic legal systems. It offers an explanatory theory which reveals the normative underpinnings of the doctrine, facilitates the prediction of legal outcomes, and supplies the necessary tools for evaluating existing legal by: This book is a collection of articles based on Understanding Unjust Enrichment,a symposium held at the University of Western Ontario in January The articles, written from the perspective of English, Australian, Canadian, German and Jewish law, deal with numerous theoretical and practical issues that surround restitution and unjust enrichment.

This book is a sophisticated comparative analysis of the doctrine of unjust enrichment in the North American and Jewish legal systems, and in international law. By offering an explanatory theory which brings to light the normative underpinnings of the doctrine, it facilitates the prediction of legal outcomes and supplies the necessary tools for evaluating existing legal rules.   Unjust Enrichment provides a forum for American servicemen to tell their own stories, while Linda Holmes gives the reader the historic context to recognize the seriousness of the crimes. Bio: Linda Goetz Holmes has been interviewing and writing about World War II prisoners in the Pacific for over 30 years. She is the first historian appointed Reviews:   Unjust enrichment is a term used to describe a situation wherein one party benefits at the other party’s expense, in a situation the law considers to be unjust. Unjust enrichment is usually used to describe benefits that are received either accidentally or in error, but which have not been earned, and ethically should not be kept. unjust enrichment. The view taken by Lord Mansfield is that the principles of natural justice and equity require res­ titution. 4 In the meantime, the Israeli Knesset enacted the Unjust Enrichment Law, , which adopted the principles of Jewish law as they emerge from the studies in the present volume.

"The Structure of Unjust Enrichment Law: Is Restitution a Right or a Remedy." Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 36 (winter). Cross-references. Quasi Contract. unjust enrichment. n. a benefit by chance, mistake, or another's misfortune for which the one enriched has not paid or worked and morally and ethically should not keep. If the money or.   Abstract. A wrongly deprives B of some resource that belongs to B, to A's advantage and B's harm. This book investigates this paradigmatic case of unjust enrichment by appropriation, known in Anglo-American law under the title of "restitution for wrongs" and associated with the archaic concept of "waiver of tort". The English law of unjust enrichment is part of the English law of obligations, along with the law of contract, tort, and law of unjust enrichment deals with circumstances in which one person is required to make restitution of a benefit acquired at the expense of another in circumstances which are unjust.. The modern law of unjust enrichment encompasses what . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .