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The sheriff who didn’t know what hit him

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter takes a look at the case of Sheriff William Preston, who was accused of sexual misconduct by a secretary in one of the law enforcement departments. It notes that the sheriff had no ... More


Unintended but still wanted sex

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0025
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses the case of Stephen Ray, which serves as an example of the complicated twists and turns of sexual misconduct and its laws. It presents some background information on Stephen ... More


The Last Treatise †: Project and Person (Reflections on Martti Koskenniemi’s From Apology to Utopia)

David Kennedy

in Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter comments on the reissued edition of Martti Koskenniemi's From Apology to Utopia. The book is described as the most significant late 20th-century English language monograph in the field ... More


A Response †

Martti Koskenniemi

in Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents Martti Koskenniemi's response to the general discussion around his book, From Apology to Utopia. He identifies two themes that emerge as a constant source of puzzlement. How ... More


The Parliament of 1604–1610: the 1604 Session (Trevelyan II)

Conrad Russell

in King James VI and I and his English Parliaments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198205067
eISBN:
9780191725098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205067.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter is a narrative of the parliamentary session of 1604. It highlights the central themes of Cecil's financial problems and the difficulties of securing adequate taxation; the grievances of ... More


Montaigne, La Boétie, Homer: From Parlement to Parley

Marc Bizer

in Homer and the Politics of Authority in Renaissance France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199731565
eISBN:
9780199918478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731565.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter closes a cycle begun at the end of part I with La Boétie’s Discourse on Voluntary Servitude: we will see that Montaigne again takes up the question of sovereignty, where Homer’s ... More


Performance and Context

Andrew Ford

in Aristotle as Poet: The Song for Hermias and Its Contexts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199733293
eISBN:
9780199918539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733293.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explores the performative context of the Hermias song, taking a dialectical approach to context both as a reflection of historical reality and as a projection of the poetic text itself. ... More


Retrieving Retributivism

R.A. Duff

in Retributivism: Essays on Theory and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199752232
eISBN:
9780199895342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752232.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter offers new perspectives on his position that punishment communicates the censure that the offender deserves for his crime, focusing on the challenge of explaining why penal “hard ... More


A radical reinterpretation of New Zealand history: apology, remorse, and reconciliation1

Giselle Byrnes

in New Zealand'S Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719091537
eISBN:
9781526104120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091537.003.0014
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter argues that New Zealand’s national apologies, in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries –those produced by the modern Treaty of Waitangi settlements process, as well as more ... More


How Do Norms Matter?

Friedrich V. Kratchowil

in The Role of Law in International Politics: Essays in International Relations and International Law

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244027
eISBN:
9780191713224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244027.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter inquires into the possibilities of interdisciplinary research concerning the role of norms in social life in general, and in international politics in particular. It examines the ... More


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