“Breach of promise to marry” is recognized in several states, however most states have abolished this explanation for action, either by judicial determination or by laws. Whether a runaway bride or groom gives rise to a valid cause of action within the courts depends on whether the state courts nonetheless recognize and implement this now-disappearing explanation for action.
For example, in products liability and medical malpractice cases, the parties have a preaccident relationship and so may have specified and traditionally did specify of their contracts what damages could be paid in the occasion of a mishap. But since about 1950, the courts have refused to honor these contracts, treating these instead as tort circumstances. Many observers consider that this was a basic error of the courts and look on it as the first example of an inefficient doctrine in modern American legislation.
Law and Its Merits
But how can we know the more basic “ought” or “should” of human equality? For instance, how do we know that “all men are created equal” (from the Declaration of Independence)? Setting apart for the second questions in regards to the equality of women, or that of slaves, who were not counted as males … Read More