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Extreme Speech and American Press Freedoms

David J. Bodney

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the American constitutional framework for addressing the challenge of extreme speech, with particular emphasis on the rights of the press. It argues that American media's usage ... More


Practitioners v. Legislators and Professors in the United States

Michael Burrage

in Revolution and the Making of the Contemporary Legal Profession: England, France, and the United States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282982
eISBN:
9780191700231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282982.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the impact of the revolution on the legal profession in the United States. It analyses the conflict of legal practitioners with legislators and professors and discusses the ... More


Citizenship and Obligation *

Pavlos Eleftheriadis

in Philosophical Foundations of European Union Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199588770
eISBN:
9780191741029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588770.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter asks if the European Union can plausibly create political obligations, the particular type of obligation normally associated with states and their citizens. Many political philosophers ... More


The American Legal Profession in Crisis: Resistance and Responses to Change

James E. Moliterno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917631
eISBN:
9780199332847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917631.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

Central to the identity of the American legal profession are its systems of self-regulation. Throughout history, the legal profession has tried to hold tight to its traditional values and structure ... More


The Loss of Civility

James E. Moliterno

in The American Legal Profession in Crisis: Resistance and Responses to Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917631
eISBN:
9780199332847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917631.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

This chapter examines the American legal profession's so-called “civility” crisis during the mid-1980s and into the 1990s. Competitive zeal had taken hold and driven some members of the profession to ... More


Securing Civil Order

Lindsay Farmer

in Making the Modern Criminal Law: Criminalization and Civil Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199568642
eISBN:
9780191801945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568642.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

The chapter develops the argument that the aim of the criminal law can be understood as that of securing civil order. It examines three overlapping themes. The first is the relation between law and ... More


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