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Arguments about AbortionPersonhood, Morality, and Law

Arguments about Abortion: Personhood, Morality, and Law

Kate Greasley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198766780
eISBN:
9780191821059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766780.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Does the morality of abortion depend on the moral status of the human fetus? Must the law of abortion give an answer to the question about exactly when personhood begins? Can a law which permits late ... More

Arrest, Detention, and Criminal Justice SystemA Study in the Context of the Constitution of India

Arrest, Detention, and Criminal Justice System: A Study in the Context of the Constitution of India

Bellary Uma Devi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075998
eISBN:
9780199080953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075998.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The right to life and personal liberty is the most cherished one of all the human rights. The enjoyment of all other rights depends upon this basic right. This book is a significant contribution to ... More

Articles of FaithReligion, Secularism, and the Indian Supreme Court

Articles of Faith: Religion, Secularism, and the Indian Supreme Court

Ronojoy Sen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063803
eISBN:
9780199080168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063803.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is a small contribution towards understanding the place of religion in modern India and the nature of Indian secularism. While there are several possible ways to approach this complex task, ... More

Asian Data Privacy LawsTrade & Human Rights Perspectives

Asian Data Privacy Laws: Trade & Human Rights Perspectives

Graham Greenleaf

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199679669
eISBN:
9780191767487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679669.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Data privacy laws (also called ‘data protection’) are of increasing importance to both trade and human rights, and are now enacted in over 100 countries globally. This book covers data privacy ... More

Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts

Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts

Yuval Shany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199643295
eISBN:
9780191749087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643295.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Are international courts effective tools for international governance? Do they fulfil the expectations that led to their creation and empowerment? Why do some courts appear to be more effective than ... More

Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Penney Lewis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212873
eISBN:
9780191707063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212873.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

The question whether assisted dying (euthanasia and assisted suicide) should be legalized is often treated, by judges and commentators alike, as a question which transcends national boundaries and ... More

At Home in Two CountriesThe Past and Future of Dual Citizenship

At Home in Two Countries: The Past and Future of Dual Citizenship

Peter J. Spiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814785829
eISBN:
9780814724347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785829.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Although commonplace today, dual citizenship was once considered an abnormality, or even an abomination. Yet by the last decades of the twentieth century, perhaps fueled by the civil rights movement ... More

At Liberty to DieThe Battle for Death with Dignity in America

At Liberty to Die: The Battle for Death with Dignity in America

Howard Ball

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791042
eISBN:
9780814769751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791042.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Over the past hundred years, average life expectancy in America has nearly doubled. Yet while longevity is celebrated as an achievement in modern civilization, the longer people live, the more likely ... More

The Atlantic Divide in AntitrustAn Examination of US and EU Competition Policy

The Atlantic Divide in Antitrust: An Examination of US and EU Competition Policy

Daniel J. Gifford and Robert T. Kudrle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226176109
eISBN:
9780226176246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226176246.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book aims to resolve a puzzle: how can two systems of competition law and policy, whose enforcement and judicial institutions employ similar concepts and legal language, reach very different ... More

Atrocity Speech LawFoundation, Fragmentation, Fruition

Atrocity Speech Law: Foundation, Fragmentation, Fruition

Gregory S. Gordon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190612689
eISBN:
9780190612719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190612689.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Hate speech is widely considered a precondition for mass atrocity. Since World War II a large body of case law has interpreted the key offenses criminalizing such discourse: (1) incitement to ... More

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