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Introduction

Silvia Scarpa

in Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199541904
eISBN:
9780191715464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541904.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This introductory chapter synthesises the structure of the book that is subdivided into five chapters. The first chapter examines trafficking in persons in the light of the recent definition of the ... More


Rwanda's Gacaca Courts: Between Retribution and Reparation

Paul Christoph Bornkamm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694471
eISBN:
9780191738326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694471.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Rwanda's Gacaca courts provide an innovative response to the genocide of 1994. Incorporating elements of both African dispute resolution and of Western-style criminal courts, Gacaca courts are in ... More


Unity in the Law of Torts and Contracts

Robert D. Cooter and Ariel Porat

in Getting Incentives Right: Improving Torts, Contracts, and Restitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151595
eISBN:
9781400850396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151595.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter deals with the problem of providing efficient incentives for the promisor and promisee simultaneously and repurposes the model of torts in a way that unifies tort law and contract law. ... More


Victims and Prosecutions

Michelle Madden Dempsey

in Prosecuting Domestic Violence: A Philosophical Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562169
eISBN:
9780191705298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562169.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the rights and duties of domestic-violence victims with respect to participating in the prosecution of domestic-violence cases. First, it revisits and expands upon the ... More


Conclusion

Jennifer Temkin

in Rape and the Legal Process

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198763550
eISBN:
9780191710391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763550.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. It argues that addressing the problem of rape requires a broadly-based strategy involving the examination of factors that promote sexual violence ... More


The Machinery of Criminal Justice

Stephanos Bibas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195374681
eISBN:
9780199933204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374681.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Two centuries ago the criminal justice system was primarily run by laymen. In court, victims and defendants interacted face to face while lay jurors from the community sat in judgment. Jury trials ... More


Access to Justice of Victims of Massacres and Crimes of State

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In recent years the Inter-American Court of Human Rights has taken cognizance of, and pronounced upon, a cycle of cases concerning massacres, disclosing the occurrence of true crimes of State. It was ... More


Cops Chasing Ambulances

Richard L. Abel

in Lawyers on Trial: Understanding Ethical Misconduct

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199760374
eISBN:
9780199827077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760374.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter begins by presenting cases showing that solicitation is widespread and open. Lawyers learn it from mentors and peers, as well as the cappers themselves (who often use ethnic identity to ... More


New Developments in the Notion of ‘Potential Victim’: The Preventive Dimension of Protection

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The notion of victim originated in the legislative phase of human rights treaties and instruments, and gradually gained precision in the phase of implementation of those treaties and instruments. ... More


Assisting the Victim of Rape

Jennifer Temkin

in Rape and the Legal Process

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198763550
eISBN:
9780191710391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763550.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 1 discussed some of the problems experienced by rape victims. This chapter considers their needs and ways of helping them which go beyond the reform of the substantive law of rape and the ... More


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