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AccountabilityA Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Accountability: A Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Anne Davies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299486
eISBN:
9780191685712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299486.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Many government bodies relate to each other through contracts: government departments and agencies; government departments and the Treasury; National Health Service (NHS) purchasers and NHS Trusts. ... More

Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Nicholas Bamforth and Peter Leyland (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Accountability is regarded as a central feature of modern constitutionalism. At a general level, this prominence is perhaps unsurprising, given the long history of the idea. However, in many ... More

Accountability in the European Union

Accountability in the European Union

Carol Harlow

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245970
eISBN:
9780191697517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245970.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This work approaches the issue of democratic deficit from the angle of accountability, seen in contemporary society as an essential element of democratic government. It looks at differing ... More

Achieving DemocracyThe Future of Progressive Regulation

Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Regulation

Sidney A. Shapiro and Joseph P. Tomain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199965540
eISBN:
9780199360833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965540.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In the last thirty years, as a result of a neoliberal ideology that extolled so-called free markets and demonized government, America has lost its grasp on its core principle – democracy. Democracy, ... More

Act and CrimeThe Philosophy of Action and its Implications for Criminal Law

Act and Crime: The Philosophy of Action and its Implications for Criminal Law

Michael S. Moore

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199599509
eISBN:
9780191594656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599509.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book seeks illumination of three aspects of Anglo-American criminal law by the philosophy of action. These are, first, the general requirement that an accused perform some voluntary act before ... More

Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union

Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union

Herwig C.H. Hofmann, Gerard C. Rowe, and Alexander H. Türk

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199286485
eISBN:
9780191730894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286485.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides an analysis of the administration of the European Union and the legal framework within which that administration operates. It examines the multifarious approaches, techniques, and ... More

The Adversary First AmendmentFree Expression and the Foundations of American Democracy

The Adversary First Amendment: Free Expression and the Foundations of American Democracy

Martin H. Redish

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804772150
eISBN:
9780804786348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772150.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The book presents a unique and controversial rethinking of the intersection between modern American democratic theory and free expression. Most free speech scholars view freedom of expression as a ... More

After Public Law

After Public Law

Cormac Mac Amhlaigh, Claudio Michelon, and Neil Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669318
eISBN:
9780191749353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669318.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Public law has been conceived in many different ways, sometimes overlapping, often conflicting. However, in recent years a common theme running through the discussions of public law is one of loss. ... More

Against PredictionProfiling, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age

Against Prediction: Profiling, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age

Bernard E. Harcourt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316130
eISBN:
9780226315997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315997.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

From random security checks at airports to the use of risk assessment in sentencing, actuarial methods are being used more than ever to determine whom law enforcement officials target and punish. And ... More

The Agnostic AgeLaw, Religion, and the Constitution

The Agnostic Age: Law, Religion, and the Constitution

Paul Horwitz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737727
eISBN:
9780199895267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737727.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides a way to understand church–state conflict and the relationship between religion and liberal democracy in a contemporary era. It is argued that the fundamental reason for the ... More

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