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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

Universal JurisdictionInternational and Municipal Legal Perspectives

Universal Jurisdiction: International and Municipal Legal Perspectives

Luc Reydams

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274260
eISBN:
9780191719158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274260.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

After centuries of near dormancy, the concept of ‘universal jurisdiction’ has suddenly become an important legal tool in the international campaign against impunity, most prominently in high-profile ... More

Unjust Enrichment

Unjust Enrichment

Peter Birks

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276981
eISBN:
9780191699917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276981.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book gives a concise account of the law of unjust enrichment. It attempts to move away from the use of obscure terminology inherited from the past and insists on the switch from restitution to ... More

Untrodden GroundHow Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Harold H. Bruff

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The most important individual interpreter of the United States Constitution is the President. Presidents both direct and are directed by the stream of American history. In this book, Harold Bruff ... More

Up Against a WallRape Reform and the Failure of Success

Up Against a Wall: Rape Reform and the Failure of Success

Rose Corrigan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707937
eISBN:
9780814725214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707937.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Rape law reform has long been hailed as one of the most successful projects of second-wave feminism. Yet forty years after the anti-rape movement emerged, legal and medical institutions continue to ... More

Urban Environments in AfricaA Critical Analysis of Environmental Politics

Urban Environments in Africa: A Critical Analysis of Environmental Politics

Garth Myers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322917
eISBN:
9781447322931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322917.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book develops an interactionist urban political ecology approach to urban environments across Africa. Individual chapters focus on: analyzing the findings of planners and scholars on Africa’s ... More

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