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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


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


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


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


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


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


The Coalition of 1961–1965

in The Two Reconstructions: The Struggle for Black Enfranchisement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226845289
eISBN:
9780226845272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226845272.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter then considers how the new context for coalition-making emerged during Kennedy's presidency, at a time when many in his administration were unhappy about the unbending nature of black ... 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.


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


“Pick the Flowers while They’re in Bloom”: The Contours of Bribery in the Agencies of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

James Heinzen

in The Art of the Bribe: Corruption Under Stalin, 1943-1953

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300175257
eISBN:
9780300224764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175257.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Chapter 2 shifts the focus to bribery among law enforcement and criminal justice officials. The enormous number of arrests for nonpolitical crimes, and the influx of those cases into the courts, ... More


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