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A Guide to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007

Bert Calder

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860820
eISBN:
9781474406116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860820.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is a summary of protection orders for adults at risk in the Scottish Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 - council duties, assessment, removal and banning orders. There are ... More


Contract Management

A C L Davies

in The Public Law of Government Contracts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199287390
eISBN:
9780191713484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287390.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers the contract management process. Like any other contracting party, the government's aim is to obtain the goods and services it has contracted for at the agreed price and in ... More


Medical Malpractice (II)

J. Mark Ramseyer

in Second-Best Justice: The Virtues of Japanese Private Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226281995
eISBN:
9780226282046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282046.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Japanese file few medical malpractice claims because the national health insurance system suppresses costs by limiting the amounts it pays doctors—and caps the prices it pays for technologically ... More


Insurance

A. D. M. FORTE

in A History of Private Law in Scotland: Volume 2: Obligations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299288
eISBN:
9780191685651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299288.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on insurance, a principal method of allocating risk which occurred fairly late in the laws of Scotland. There existed a reference to the insurance of a Scottish vessel in 1621 ... More


Planning and Co-operation

Hugh Collins

in Regulating Contracts

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258017
eISBN:
9780191717857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258017.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Contract lawyers perform two principal tasks: first, to help plan a transaction, and second, to participate in dispute settlement. The planning role forms the larger part of their work. This chapter ... More


The Symbolic Frame: The Social Construction of Blame

Keith Hawkins

in Law as Last Resort: Prosecution Decision-Making in a Regulatory Agency

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243891
eISBN:
9780191714184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243891.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The desire to blame is central both to the ultimate decision to prosecute and to the original decision to create a potential prosecution case. Prosecution is generally reserved for ‘bad’ cases; what ... More


On Prosecution, Legal Decision-Making, and Law

Keith Hawkins

in Law as Last Resort: Prosecution Decision-Making in a Regulatory Agency

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243891
eISBN:
9780191714184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243891.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter reflects upon the character of legal control. Prosecution is a symbolic act, expressing conceptions of moral order, which carries meanings beyond any instrumental purpose to be served in ... More


Life Story: Sara Lane

in Rights of Inclusion: Law and Identity in the Life Stories of Americans with Disabilities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226208312
eISBN:
9780226208343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226208343.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter draws heavily on the life stories of two people: Sara and Jill and presents an approach to the issue of identity in relation to rights. It argues that the sense of self determines the ... More


Sale

WILLIAM M. GORDON

in A History of Private Law in Scotland: Volume 2: Obligations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299288
eISBN:
9780191685651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299288.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter does not intend to cover every aspect of the development of the contract of sale in Scots law. It instead focuses on the constitution of the contract, specifically in the early law; ... More


Three Point Zero: Transcendence

Alexander Somek

in The Cosmopolitan Constitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199651535
eISBN:
9780191747878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651535.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, EU Law

Constitutionalism 3.0 pushes the constitutional project beyond national bounds. It thereby represents the most perfect mediation of the universal idea of equal liberty with particular realizations. ... More


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