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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

War by ContractHuman Rights, Humanitarian Law, and Private Contractors

War by Contract: Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, and Private Contractors

Francesco Francioni and Natalino Ronzitti (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199604555
eISBN:
9780191725180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604555.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The growth in scope and importance of the private military and security industry (PMSI) in the past decade has challenged the role of the state as the main provider of defence and security functions. ... More

War Crimes Law Comes of AgeEssays

War Crimes Law Comes of Age: Essays

Theodor Meron

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268567
eISBN:
9780191683534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268567.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This collection brings together the author's essays on war crimes and related areas. The rapid and fundamental developments in the last few years in the establishment of individual criminal ... More

The War on Terror and the Laws of WarA Military Perspective

The War on Terror and the Laws of War: A Military Perspective

Geoffrey S. Corn, James A. Schoettler, Jr., Dru Brenner-Beck, Victor M. Hansen, Dick Jackson, Eric Talbot Jensen, and Michael W. Lewis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199941452
eISBN:
9780190221393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941452.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Thirteen years after the United States initiated a military response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the nation continues to prosecute what it considers an armed conflict against ... More

The War PrerogativeHistory, Reform, and Constitutional Design

The War Prerogative: History, Reform, and Constitutional Design

Rosara Joseph

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664320
eISBN:
9780191748493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664320.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book studies the evolution of the war prerogative in England from 1600-2012. It traces the historical theory and practice of the war prerogative and proposes reform of the constitutional ... More

War Reparations and the UN Compensation CommissionDesigning Compensation After Conflict

War Reparations and the UN Compensation Commission: Designing Compensation After Conflict

Timothy J. Feighery, Christopher S. Gibson, and Trevor M. Rajah (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199389735
eISBN:
9780199389759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199389735.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) is a claims reparation program created by the United Nations Security Council in May 1991 after the UN-authorized Allied Coalition Forces’ military ... More

Wasting a CrisisWhy Securities Regulation Fails

Wasting a Crisis: Why Securities Regulation Fails

Paul G. Mahoney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226236513
eISBN:
9780226236650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236650.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book argues that policy responses to financial crises are similar across time and place and are generally ineffective or counterproductive. Political actors, hoping to avoid blame for a ... More

Water Law and PolicyGovernance Without Frontiers

Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Dr. Elli Louka

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book examines water management in Europe, and the difficulties and policy dilemmas involved in creating integrated water management institutions. The book is unique in that it concentrates on ... More

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