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Promises, Morals, and Law

P. S. Atiyah

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254799
eISBN:
9780191681530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254799.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book attempts an analysis of the nature of promissory obligations. The subject is one which has attracted a great deal of attention among both moral and linguistic philosophers, but the book ... More


Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers: Reflections from the Deep South, 1964–1980

Kent Spriggs (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054322
eISBN:
9780813053134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054322.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Twenty-six contributors tell their stories about being civil rights lawyers in the Deep South. A thematic structure is employed to reflect these stories. Ten of the stories describe how children of ... More


An Unlikely Revolutionary

RICHARD L. ABEL

in English Lawyers between Market and State: The Politics of Professionalism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260349
eISBN:
9780191682094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260349.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Toward the end of the 1980s, the English legal profession could congratulate itself on having survived two decades of critical scrutiny virtually unchanged. A few years later, two government reports ... More


Promising and Natural Law

P. S. Atiyah

in Promises, Morals, and Law

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254799
eISBN:
9780191681530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254799.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The chapter discusses the profound difference between the views of the Natural Lawyers and modern English lawyer concerning issues of promise. The fact that a promise was ‘naturally’ binding was a ... More


The Community of the College of Justice: Edinburgh and the Court of Session, 1687 –1808

John Finlay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748645770
eISBN:
9780748676545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645770.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book is an analysis of those who worked in the Court of Session, Scotland's central civil court, during the eighteenth century. It looks at the activities of the highest members of what was the ... More


Introduction

John Finlay

in The Community of the College of Justice: Edinburgh and the Court of Session, 1687 –1808

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748645770
eISBN:
9780748676545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645770.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter sets out the composition of the College of Justice and the privileges held by its members. It also examines the ways in which the College formed a community and explores what that means.


Partnering with Lawyers

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0029
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses ways of partnering and working with lawyers. It first considers the reasons why worker centers form partnerships with labor and employment (worker-side) attorneys, including ... More


The Context of Civil Rights Litigation

Kent Spriggs (ed.)

in Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers: Reflections from the Deep South, 1964–1980

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054322
eISBN:
9780813053134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054322.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Part 2 provides the context for civil rights litigation and includes chapter 3, “Big Events”; chapter 4, “The Tenor of the Times”; chapter 5, “Arrests of Lawyers (and Other ‘Minor Indignities’)”; and ... More


A Citizen Seeking Justice

Maura E. Hametz

in In the Name of Italy: Nation, Family, and Patriotism in a Fascist Court

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243396
eISBN:
9780823243433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243396.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter shows how Fascist policies for cultural nationalization and Italianization tested Fascist authorities, and challenged jurists caught between impulses to maintain and protect Italian ... More


Early Years

Gordon B. McKinney

in Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the youth and early manhood of Henry W. Blair. Among the key episodes were the death of both his parents, the religious ideas of William Miller, and Blair's struggle for formal ... More


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