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Solicitors 1

Patrick Polden

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion of attorneys' and solicitors' quest for respectability. It then turns to the sociography of the solicitors' profession, solicitors in practice, solicitors in ... More


Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Mads Andenas and Duncan Fairgrieve (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Tom Bingham is internationally recognised as one of the most influential judges of the 20th century. Having occupied in succession the most senior judicial offices in the United Kingdom, Master of ... More


International Law

Rosalyn Higgins

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the international law role of the House of Lords. It argues that the handling of international law issues is confident and positive in tone. There is an amplitude of judges ... More


Introduction

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter provides brief descriptions of the World Bank Group of intergovernmental organizations, including the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes itself, as ... More


Public International Law in Twentieth-century England

James Crawford

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Lassa Oppenheim, Hersch Laurerpacht, and Georg Schwarzenberger played a significant role in their time in teaching and writing about general public international law in the United Kingdom. Oppenheim, ... More


The First Bilateral Investment Treaties: U.S. Postwar Friendship, Commerce, and Navigation Treaties

Kenneth J. Vandevelde

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190679576
eISBN:
9780190679606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190679576.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This book is the first (and only) history of the U.S. postwar Friendship, Commerce and Navigation (FCN) treaty program and focuses on the investment-related provisions of those treaties. The 22 U.S. ... More


Tenure

A. W. B. Simpson

in A History of the Land Law

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255376
eISBN:
9780191681585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255376.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the doctrines of tenure. The two most striking doctrines of the land law, at least on first acquaintance, are the doctrines of tenure and of estates. Although the importance ... More


The Commons Revolt

A. W. Brian Simpson

in In the Highest Degree Odious: Detention without Trial in Wartime Britain

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259497
eISBN:
9780191681974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259497.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Home Office division concerned with making detention orders was G2, under Sir Ernest Holderness. Enemy aliens were the chief concern. A few belonged to the Auslands Organisation, the overseas ... More


Revolution and Its Aftermath

Karla W. Simon

in Civil Society in China: The Legal Framework from Ancient Times to the "New Reform Era"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199765898
eISBN:
9780199332540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765898.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter describes China's transition from revolution to the postrevolution party-state and its impact on civil society organizations (CSOs), particularly those that existed before 1949. It ... More


Emerging from Chaos: The Impact of the Deng Xiaoping Regime on Social Organizations and Foundations

Karla W. Simon

in Civil Society in China: The Legal Framework from Ancient Times to the "New Reform Era"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199765898
eISBN:
9780199332540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765898.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses how China's experts began to explore ways to implement economic reforms, within a modern legal system. At the same time, they were trying to ensure that social organizations ... More


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