A SEPTENNIUM OF ENGLISH CIVIL PROCEDURE, 1932-1939*
AbstractIn this article the author examines the English system of civil procedure; specifically, the author discusses the developments that took place within the system between the years of 1932 ad 1939. Through a discussion of the New Procedure and its abolition, the joinder of claims, delivery of pleadings, summons for directions, summary judgment practice, the jury trial, evidence, the writes of mandamus, prohibition, certiorari, and quo warranto, appellate jurisdiction, and the enforcement of judgments and other executory titles, the author examines various aspects of English civil procedure. In concluding his article, the author discusses the disappearance of the New Procedure, the scope of the summary judgment, the provision for a court expert, the notice to admit documents, and the changes that occurred as a result of the Evidence Act of 1938 in relation to American procedural reform.
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