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Legality, Reciprocity, and the Criminal Law on Pitcairn

Guest Stephen

in Justice, Legality and the Rule of Law: Lessons from the Pitcairn Prosecutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199568666
eISBN:
9780191721595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568666.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents some arguments in favour of the defendants in the case of Steven Raymond Christian & Others v The Queen. It addresses the issue of whether there was an ‘abuse of legality’ in ... More


Responsibility of Princes

Theodor Meron

in Henry's Wars and Shakespeare's Laws: Perspectives on the Law of War in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258117
eISBN:
9780191681790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258117.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Shakespeare portrayed how Henry had his disguised troops conversed with a soldier called Williams regarding issues on how princes had spiritual responsibility for the casualties and death of soldiers ... More


Minority Rights in Iraq

Joshua Castellino and Kathleen A. Cavanaugh

in Minority Rights in the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679492
eISBN:
9780191758539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679492.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter seeks to examine and analyse the history and legislative provisions to protect minorities in Iraq. It situates Iraq’s minority communities (Kurds, Kaka’i, Shabak, Yezidi, Marsh Arabs, ... More


Minority Rights in Syria

Joshua Castellino and Kathleen A. Cavanaugh

in Minority Rights in the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679492
eISBN:
9780191758539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679492.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter seeks to examine and analyse the history and legislative provisions to protect ‘minorities’ in Syria. It offers an explanation of how these can be identified in a state that has been ... More


On the Secularization of the Public Square: Jews in France and in the United States

Pierre Birnbaum

in Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660384
eISBN:
9780191748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660384.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes a paradox: both France and the United States are seen as societies in which State and Church are separated, even if they have deeply different kinds of States. The French State ... More


Paulus Vladimiri and the Development of the Doctrine of Coexistence of Christian and Non-Christian Countries (1963)

C. H. Alexandrowicz

in The Law of Nations in Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

The problem of relations between Christian and non-Christian countries was the subject of a protracted public controversy at the Council of Constance (1414–18), when the conflict between the Kingdom ... More


The Personality of Associations

Víctor M Muñiz-Fraticelli

in The Structure of Pluralism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199673889
eISBN:
9780191752148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673889.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The debate over real personality is about the right of an association to have its legal personality recognized as a matter of right, and to make that claim in its own capacity as a corporate body, ... More


Religion

Alexander Gillespie

in International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198713456
eISBN:
9780191781896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713456.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the role of religion in the environmental protection debate. Religion is still a very persuasive force in international discourse. At the global level, religion remains to be ... More


‘If I forget thee, O Jerusalem’: Religion, International Law, and Jerusalem

Reut Yael Paz

in International Law and Religion: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198805878
eISBN:
9780191843778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805878.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

The holiness of Jerusalem—the house of the one God—is central to the three monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and, because of this, also to global politics and international ... More


Christian Wolff: System as an Episode?

Thomas Kleinlein

in System, Order, and International Law: The Early History of International Legal Thought from Machiavelli to Hegel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198768586
eISBN:
9780191821974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768586.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores Christian Wolff’s systematic method and how it resonated in later scholarship. Wolff considered his systematic method to be his original contribution to the study of ... More


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