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Urban LegendsGang Identity in the Post-Industrial City

Urban Legends: Gang Identity in the Post-Industrial City

Alistair Fraser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198728610
eISBN:
9780191795435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728610.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

As the youth gang phenomenon becomes a sensitive global issue, communities from Los Angeles to Rio, Cape Town to London are facing the reality of what such violent groups mean for their children and ... More

Vaccine CourtThe Law and Politics of Injury

Vaccine Court: The Law and Politics of Injury

Anna Kirkland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479876938
eISBN:
9781479844272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876938.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

In Vaccine Court, Anna Kirkland tells the story of how a special no-fault compensation court in the United States handles very controversial claims that a vaccine has harmed someone. Vaccines are an ... More

Vagueness and LawPhilosophical and Legal Perspectives

Vagueness and Law: Philosophical and Legal Perspectives

Geert Keil and Ralf Poscher (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198782889
eISBN:
9780191826108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782889.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Vague expressions are omnipresent in natural language. If a law contains vague terms, the question whether it applies to a particular case often lacks a clear answer. This places the law at odds with ... More

Vagueness in Law

Vagueness in Law

Timothy A. O. Endicott

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198268406
eISBN:
9780191714795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268406.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Philosophy of Law

Vagueness leads to indeterminacies in the application of the law in many cases. This book responds to the challenges that those indeterminacies pose to a theory of law and adjudication. The book puts ... More

Victims' Rights and Advocacy at the International Criminal Court

Victims' Rights and Advocacy at the International Criminal Court

T. Markus Funk

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199941469
eISBN:
9780190236700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941469.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Since World War II, there have been some 250 conflicts throughout the world, leaving between 70–170 million atrocity crime victims. Unlike diseases or natural disasters, the injuries and tragedies of ... More

The Voice of a Child in Family Law Disputes

The Voice of a Child in Family Law Disputes

Patrick Parkinson and Judy Cashmore

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199237791
eISBN:
9780191717222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237791.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book examines whether and how children should be involved in the process of resolving family law disputes. Although there is widespread acceptance in the Western world that the views of children ... More

Voices at WorkContinuity and Change in the Common Law World

Voices at Work: Continuity and Change in the Common Law World

Alan Bogg and Tonia Novitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199683130
eISBN:
9780191763199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683130.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This edited collection is the culmination of a comparative project on ‘Voices at Work’ funded by the Leverhulme Trust 2010–2013. The book aims to shed light on the problematic concept of worker ... More

Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law

Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law

Margaret Otlowski

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298687
eISBN:
9780191685507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298687.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book tackles the complex and controversial issue of active voluntary euthanasia and argues convincingly for a reform of the criminal law prohibition in common law jurisdictions. It critically ... More

Vulnerable Adults and the Law

Vulnerable Adults and the Law

Jonathan Herring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198737278
eISBN:
9780191800757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737278.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Medical Law

In an examination of the legal position of vulnerable adults, understood as those who have capacity under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 but are deemed impaired through vulnerability in their exercise ... More

The Vulnerable Witnesses Scotland Act 2004Text and Commentary

The Vulnerable Witnesses Scotland Act 2004: Text and Commentary

Laura Sharp and Margaret Ross

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860455
eISBN:
9781474406307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860455.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book contains the main provisions of the Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004 with a commentary informed by the authors’ experience of vulnerable witnesses in practice. The Act created a new ... More

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