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Strict Liability, Justice, and Proportionality *

Douglas Husak

in The Philosophy of Criminal Law: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199585038
eISBN:
9780191723476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585038.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter tries to identify whether and under what conditions strict liability in the penal law is morally objectionable or unobjectionable. It argues that liability without fault for one or more ... More


General Principles of Criminal Law

Keith Smith

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the general principles of criminal law. It considers common fault concepts together with the substance and structure of general defences. Criminal fault represents the most ... More


The Development of Tort law

Michael Lobban

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII: 1820–1914 Private Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258826
eISBN:
9780191705168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258826.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on the development of tort law in the 19th century covers the uses of tort law, the structure of tort law, the problem of vicarious liability, and the use of juries in tort cases and ... More


Personal Injuries

Michael Lobban

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII: 1820–1914 Private Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258826
eISBN:
9780191705168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258826.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Since the age of industrialization and urbanization was also one of accidents, personal injury suits constituted a high proportion of cases heard by common law judges. In deciding how far those who ... More


Workplace Injuries

Michael Lobban

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII: 1820–1914 Private Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258826
eISBN:
9780191705168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258826.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on workplace injuries in the 19th century covers workmen and the common law, the Employers's Liability Act 1880, and Workmen's Compensation Act 1897.


The De Minimis ‘Defense’ to Criminal Liability *

Douglas Husak

in The Philosophy of Criminal Law: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199585038
eISBN:
9780191723476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585038.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the de minimis plea: the allegation that the wrongfulness of the defendant's criminal conduct is too trivial to justify the imposition of penal liability and punishment. It ... More


Homicide, Injury, Miscarriage, and Talion (Exodus 21:12–14, 18–27)

David P. Wright

in Inventing God's Law: How the Covenant Code of the Bible Used and Revised the Laws of Hammurabi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195304756
eISBN:
9780199866830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304756.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This explores the compositional logic involved in creating the laws on homicide (Exodus 21:12–14), injury/assault (vv. 18–19), slave homicide (vv. 20–21), aggravated miscarriage (abortion; vv. ... More


The Right to Strike

K. D. Ewing

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254393
eISBN:
9780191681486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254393.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The right to strike in Britain is one of the most important, albeit neglected, issues of modern labour law. It is also one of the most controversial, particularly since the dismissal of 5,500 workers ... More


Sudden Stops, the Real Exchange Rate, and Fiscal Sustainability: Argentina's Lessons

Guillermo A. Calvo, Alejandro Izquierdo, and Ernesto Talvi

in Monetary Unions and Hard Pegs: Effects on Trade, Financial Development, and Stability

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271405
eISBN:
9780191601200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271402.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Argentina’s vulnerability to Sudden Stops in capital flows provides an alternative explanation for the fall of Argentina’s Convertibility Program. Sudden Stops are typically accompanied by a ... More


The United States, Nicaragua, and World War II, 1939–1941

ANDREW CRAWLEY

in Somoza and Roosevelt: Good Neighbour Diplomacy in Nicaragua, 1933-1945

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212651
eISBN:
9780191707315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212651.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the declaration of neutrality by the US and the American republics as agreed upon in the Panama Meeting of Foreign Ministers. In the face of war, the policy of good neighbour ... More


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