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Malaise of the Litigation Superpower

Richard L. Marcus

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

America is the litigation superpower, or at least it seems to think it is. It berates itself for having more lawyers, more laws, and more lawsuits than any other place on earth. As a consequence of ... More


Civil Justice Reconsidered: Toward a Less Costly, More Accessible Litigation System

Steven P. Croley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479855001
eISBN:
9781479881581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855001.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book seeks to provide a fresh perspective on a familiar subject: civil litigation. It begins by providing an overview of civil litigation, explaining its benefits, and then identifying the ... More


The Ethos of the Woolf Reforms in the Transformations of Post-socialist Civil Procedures: Case Study of Poland

Magdalena Tulibacka

in The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199576883
eISBN:
9780191702228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576883.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the transformations in civil procedure rules and litigation practice of post-socialist states of central and eastern Europe, observed mainly through the example of Poland. ... More


Civil Justice Reform in Australia

G. L. Davies

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The present system of dispute resolution in Australia cannot cope with the increase in the number and classes of litigants and in the complexity of litigation. The system is too labour intensive for ... More


The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On

Déirdre Dwyer (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199576883
eISBN:
9780191702228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576883.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Ten years after the Civil Procedure Rules changed the landscape of civil justice in England and Wales, this book presents an analysis, by some of the leading judges, academics, and practitioners ... More


Civil Justice: Access, Cost, and Expedition. The Netherlands

Erhard Blankenburg

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter starts with a description of the Dutch system of civil procedure. It then discusses Dutch courts and caseload issues, specific social institutions and the related proceedings, litigation ... More


Civil Litigation: What is it For?

JA Jolowicz

in The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199576883
eISBN:
9780191702228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576883.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers the roles and purposes of the institution of civil litigation in the 21st century. In England, civil litigation incorporates all forms of litigation except the criminal; ... More


Liberties and Litigation

James E. Shaw

in The Justice of Venice: Authorities and Liberties in the Urban Economy, 1550-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263778
eISBN:
9780191734823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263778.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The guilds were essential allies in the operation of the regulatory system, which can be considered an early-modern example of a public/private partnership. Not only were the guilds the chief ... More


The Portuguese System of Civil Procedure

Maria Manuel Leitãao Marques, Conceição Gomes, and João Pedroso

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter begins with a description of the Portuguese system of civil procedure. It then discusses the problems of civil justice, reforms in the civil jurisdiction, and alternative modes of ... More


The Low Road: Promoting Civil Redress for International Wrongs

Jaykumar A. Menon

in Realizing Utopia: The Future of International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691661
eISBN:
9780191738593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691661.003.0047
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

International law lacks muscle or, in other words, enforcement power; bones, that is, institutional infrastructure and capacity; and even heart, namely, the capacity to face up to some of the largest ... More


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