common-law actions

common-law actions
Forms of actions as they existed under the common law, being the ex contractu forms of account, assumpsit, covenant, and debt, and the ex delicto forms of dentine, replevin, trover, trespass on the case, ejectment, forcible entry, and trespass. There are also the common-law actions of dower, waste, the writ of right, and the writ of entry. 1 Am J2d Actions § 10.

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