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Principles of Human Rights Adjudication

Conor Gearty

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199287222
eISBN:
9780191700422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287222.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Human Rights Act 1998 was one of the first pieces of legislation passed by New Labour. Some ministers believe that it is the greatest thing that they have done, ... More


Bezoar-Stones, Gall-Stones, and Gem-Stones: A Chapter in the History of the Tort of Deceit

John Baker

in Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206551
eISBN:
9780191705397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses how the action on the case for deceit developed at a time when lawyers operated in a world where the categories of contract and tort were as yet unknown. In particular, under ... More


The Texture of Reproductive Choice: Law, Ethnography, and Reproductive Technologies

Thérèse Murphy

in New Technologies and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562572
eISBN:
9780191705328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562572.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter argues that the complexity of reproductive choice is missing from much public discussion on assisted reproductive technologies (ART). Such discussions tend to focus on limits; this can ... More


The Position of Persons other than the Accused

Salvatore Zappalà

in Human Rights in International Criminal Proceedings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258918
eISBN:
9780191718120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258918.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Private International Law

This chapter focuses on the position of people other than the accused in international criminal proceedings, particularly the victims and witnesses. It highlights the issues relating to the situation ... More


Commercial Speech in the United States 1976–2002

Roger A. Shiner

in Freedom of Commercial Expression

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262619
eISBN:
9780191682353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262619.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The United States Supreme Court was not slow to apply the new doctrine of constitutional protection for commercial speech, albeit in somewhat of a tentative manner. Linmark concerned a township's ... More


Mobilizing the Professions: Lawyers, Politics, and the Collective Legal Conscience *

Kieran McEvoy and Rachel Rebouche

in Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199204939
eISBN:
9780191695599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204939.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter is concerned with the ways lawyers either do or do not make their voices heard in processes of political, social, and legal transformation. It examines several key moments in legal and ... More


Risk and Human Rights: Ending Slopping Out in a Scottish Prison

Thérèse Murphy and Noel Whitty

in Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199204939
eISBN:
9780191695599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204939.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks towards the conflict between the issues of risk and human rights in penal policy and prison law in Great Britain. It provides a summary of literatures on risk and discusses the ... More


The Siren Call of Legal Reason

Joanne Conaghan

in Law and Gender

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592920
eISBN:
9780191751103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592920.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses the following questions: What does it mean to ‘think like a lawyer’? In what sense is lawyering a special or distinct way of thinking or doing? What role, if any, does gender ... More


Reconsidering the Right to Self-Representation

Rabeea Assy

in Injustice in Person: The Right to Self-Representation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199687442
eISBN:
9780191767104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687442.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The ECtHR has affirmed laws in several European countries which require legal representation in both criminal and civil proceedings. It holds that Article 6 of the ECHR secures a right to effective ... More


Hamas Battlefield Lawfare Against Israel

Orde F. Kittrie

in Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263577
eISBN:
9780190263607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263577.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on Hamas’s use of “battlefield lawfare”—battlefield tactics designed to gain advantage from the greater leverage that the law of armed conflict (LOAC) and its processes exert ... More


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