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Understanding Miscarriages of JusticeLaw, the Media and the Inevitability of a Crisis

Understanding Miscarriages of Justice: Law, the Media and the Inevitability of a Crisis

Richard Nobles and David Schiff

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298939
eISBN:
9780191685552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298939.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book explores a paradox. In a society in which justice is uncertain and contested, how can we talk meaningfully about miscarriage of justice? The book examines the structural conditions that ... More

Unfair to GeniusThe Strange and Litigious Career of Ira B. Arnstein

Unfair to Genius: The Strange and Litigious Career of Ira B. Arnstein

Gary Rosen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199733484
eISBN:
9780190259891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733484.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The long and tortured career of Ira B. Arnstein, “the unrivaled king of copyright infringement plaintiffs,” opens a curious window into the evolution of copyright law in the United States. As the ... More

Unfit for DemocracyThe Roberts Court and the Breakdown of American Politics

Unfit for Democracy: The Roberts Court and the Breakdown of American Politics

Stephen E. Gottlieb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814732427
eISBN:
9780814732434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732427.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The book attacks the output of the Roberts Court based on its implications for the breakdown of democracy. Part I explores traditions concerning the preservation of democracy here and abroad. Efforts ... More

Uniform Civil Code for IndiaProposed Blueprint for Scholarly Discourse

Uniform Civil Code for India: Proposed Blueprint for Scholarly Discourse

Shimon Shetreet and Hiram E. Chodosh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198077121
eISBN:
9780199085309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077121.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Article 44 of The Constitution of India, provides that ‘The State shall endeavour to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout the territory of India’. After over six decades, this ... More

Unimaginable AtrocitiesJustice, Politics, and Rights at the War Crimes Tribunals

Unimaginable Atrocities: Justice, Politics, and Rights at the War Crimes Tribunals

William Schabas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199653072
eISBN:
9780191739361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653072.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

As international criminal courts and tribunals have proliferated and international criminal law is increasingly seen as a key tool for bringing the world's worst perpetrators to account, the ... More

The Unitary ExecutivePresidential Power from Washington to Bush

The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book undertakes a detailed historical and legal examination of presidential power and the theory of the unitary executive. This theory—that the Constitution gives the president the power to ... More

The United Kingdom's Statutory Bill of RightsConstitutional and Comparative Perspectives

The United Kingdom's Statutory Bill of Rights: Constitutional and Comparative Perspectives

Roger Masterman and Ian Leigh (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265376
eISBN:
9780191760426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265376.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

More than a decade after it came into force in October 2000 the Human Rights Act 1998 continues to divide opinion. Its supporters argue that the Act represents a subtle reconciliation of human rights ... More

The United Nations and the Development of Collective SecurityThe Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers

The United Nations and the Development of Collective Security: The Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers

Dan Sarooshi

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299349
eISBN:
9780191714702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299349.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book examines one of the most important challenges facing the United Nations (UN) today: the effective and lawful use of force by or under its authority to maintain or restore peace. In ... More

United States Law and Policy on Transitional JusticePrinciples, Politics, and Pragmatics

United States Law and Policy on Transitional Justice: Principles, Politics, and Pragmatics

Zachary D. Kaufman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190243494
eISBN:
9780190243524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243494.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In this book Zachary D. Kaufman explores the U.S. government’s support for, or opposition to, certain transitional justice institutions. By first presenting an overview of transitional justice ... More

The Unity of the Common Law

The Unity of the Common Law

Alan Brudner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199592807
eISBN:
9780191767944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592807.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book investigates the basic structure of the common law of transactions. For decades, that structure has been the subject of intense debate between formalists, who say that transactional law is ... More

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