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The American Legal Profession in CrisisResistance and Responses to Change

The American Legal Profession in Crisis: Resistance and Responses to Change

James E. Moliterno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917631
eISBN:
9780199332847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917631.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

Central to the identity of the American legal profession are its systems of self-regulation. Throughout history, the legal profession has tried to hold tight to its traditional values and structure ... More

Building the UK's New Supreme CourtNational and Comparative Perspectives

Building the UK's New Supreme Court: National and Comparative Perspectives

Andrew Le Sueur (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264629
eISBN:
9780191698965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264629.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In the context of the far-reaching reforms proposed for the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, this book considers the operation and reform of ... More

The Business of JudgingSelected Essays and Speeches

The Business of Judging: Selected Essays and Speeches

Tom Bingham

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299127
eISBN:
9780191685620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299127.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Philosophy of Law

Judges spend their public lives in courtrooms. They speak to the public through their judgments. But senior judges are frequently invited to contribute to professional, ... More

Civil Justice in CrisisComparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Adrian Zuckerman (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

A sense of crisis in the administration of civil justice is present in many countries. Delays and high costs render access to the civil courts either useless or prohibitively expensive or both. The ... More

The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice

The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice

Christian J. Tams and James Sloan (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653218
eISBN:
9780191747922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653218.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book traces the impact that the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, has had on various areas of international law. A number of prominent ... More

English Lawyers between Market and StateThe Politics of Professionalism

English Lawyers between Market and State: The Politics of Professionalism

Richard L Abel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260349
eISBN:
9780191682094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260349.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In the final decade of the twentieth century the legal profession witnessed profound changes. First the Conservatives sought to apply laissez-faire principles to the profession. Then Labour ... More

Federal Judges Revealed

Federal Judges Revealed

William Domnarski

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374599
eISBN:
9780199871452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374599.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The power and influence of the federal judiciary has been widely discussed and understood. And while there have been a fair number of institutional studies of individual district courts or courts of ... More

Good Faith and International Economic Law

Good Faith and International Economic Law

Andrew D. Mitchell, M Sornarajah, and Tania Voon (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198739791
eISBN:
9780191802744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739791.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The past two decades have seen a significant proliferation of trade and investment treaties around the world. States are increasingly negotiating agreements that regulate both trade and investment, ... More

How Law Works

How Law Works

Ross Cranston

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199292073
eISBN:
9780191700699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292073.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Access to justice, equality before the law, and the rule of law are three fundamental values underpinning the civil justice system. This book examines these values and ... More

The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Function

The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Function

Gleider I Hernández

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199646630
eISBN:
9780191747854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646630.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The ascertainment by a court of a principle of law has a constitutive, and not merely a declaratory character. Accordingly, the judicial function plays an important role in the safeguarding of the ... More

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