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Ryder v. Jones, 1661: Courtship Among the Provincial Middling Sort

Lawrence Stone

in Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England 1660–1753

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202530
eISBN:
9780191675386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202530.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents a case study on courtship from provincial England, focusing on the court case Ryder v. Jones which appeared in court in 1661. The case was filed by George Ryder, a successful ... More


Houghton v. Cash, 1703

Lawrence Stone

in Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England 1660–1753

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202530
eISBN:
9780191675386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202530.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents a case study on forced marriage by a seducer or suitor, focusing on the court case Houghton v. Cash which was filed in 1703. The case involved James Cash who allegedly seduced ... More


Fun with Dick and Jane

Mayo Moran

in Rethinking the Reasonable Person: An Egalitarian Reconstruction of the Objective Standard

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247820
eISBN:
9780191714788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247820.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Feminists and others suspect that there is something troubling about applying the reasonable person standard to women. A group of court cases that involves judging the reasonableness of the behaviour ... More


Tipping v. Roberts, 1704–1733

Lawrence Stone

in Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England 1660–1753

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202530
eISBN:
9780191675386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202530.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents a case study on bigamous marriage in England, focusing on the court case Tipping v. Roberts which was decided in 1733. The case involved Robert Tipping, Sarah Roberts, and ... More


Beaumont v. Hurnard, 1706–1712

Lawrence Stone

in Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England 1660–1753

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202530
eISBN:
9780191675386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202530.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents a case study on valid clandestine marriage in England, focusing on the court case Beaumont v. Hurnard which was filed in 1712. The case centres on the marriage of Joseph ... More


Phillips v. Cresse, 1738

Lawrence Stone

in Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England 1660–1753

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202530
eISBN:
9780191675386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202530.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents a case study on valid clandestine marriage in England, focusing on the court case Phillips v. Cresse which was filed in 1738. The cased involved the twenty-year-old wine-cooper ... More


Love

Mark D. West

in Lovesick Japan: Sex * Marriage * Romance * Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449475
eISBN:
9780801461026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449475.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the dark side of love in three kinds of Japanese court cases: suicide, murder, and stalking. Characters in these ominous-sounding tales should not be expected to live happily ... More


The Response to Estoppel

ELIZABETH COOKE

in The Modern Law of Estoppel

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198262220
eISBN:
9780191714412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262220.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Estoppel prevents the representor from denying, or going back on, what he said. This is subject to a number of points which arise from the interaction of estoppel with other areas of the law, in ... More


Elmes v. Elmes, 1706–1709

Lawrence Stone

in Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England 1660–1753

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202530
eISBN:
9780191675386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202530.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents a case study on valid clandestine marriage in England, focusing on the court case Elmes v. Elmes which was filed in 1706. The case involved poor widower Henry Elmes who took the ... More


Rudd v. Rudd, 1720–1730

Lawrence Stone

in Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England 1660–1753

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202530
eISBN:
9780191675386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202530.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents a case study on valid clandestine marriage in England, focusing on the court case Rudd v. Rudd which was filed in 1720. This can involved the sixteen-year-old baronet Sir John ... More


International Rights versus National Sovereignty

Carl Wellman

in The Moral Dimensions of Human Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199744787
eISBN:
9780199827138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744787.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines critically the way in which national sovereignty has limited and still limits the implementation of international human rights. It describes the relevance of the United Nations ... More


The Headscarf Controversy: Secularism and Freedom of Religion

Hilal Elver

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769292
eISBN:
9780199933136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769292.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book deals with an ongoing controversy of the Muslim women’s headscarf from the legal and sociological perspective in democratic countries. It depicts headscarf controversy and argues with the ... More


Muilman v. Muilman, 1722–1748: Con Phillips, serial bigamist

Lawrence Stone

in Uncertain Unions: Marriage in England 1660–1753

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202530
eISBN:
9780191675386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202530.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents a case study on bigamous marriage in England, focusing on the court case Muilman v. Muilman which was decided in 1748. This case involved Teresia Constantia Phillips who became ... More


Representation of Islam in the Language of Law: Some Recent U.S. Cases

Kathleen M. Moore

in Muslims in the West: From Sojourners to Citizens

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148053
eISBN:
9780199849277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148053.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In decoding critical moments in American justice, one could make various observations about the mixed sources of justice which are operative in the transaction between the condemned and the judge. ... More


The Development of Estoppel(s)

ELIZABETH COOKE

in The Modern Law of Estoppel

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198262220
eISBN:
9780191714412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262220.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

To understand the law of estoppel today, it is necessary to take a brief look at how it has developed. A number of branches or categories of estoppel, with different origins and inconsistent rules, ... More


Fatma’s Story: The Dilemma of a Pregnant Peasant Girl

Leslie Peirce

in Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228900
eISBN:
9780520926974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228900.003.0013
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes a court case in Aintab involving a pregnant peasant girl named Fatma. It explains that Fatma was unmarried and that it was obvious that she was implicated in some manner in the ... More


Parenting as A Sacred Right

Jeffrey Shulman

in The Constitutional Parent: Rights, Responsibilities, and the Enfranchisement of the Child

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300191899
eISBN:
9780300206746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191899.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The right to parent as a matter of constitutional law is especially tenuous. The Supreme Court has on occasion echoed the popular assumption that the right of parents to make decisions concerning the ... More


Assumpsit and the Doctrine of Consideration

A.W.B. Simpson

in A History of the Common Law of Contract: The Rise of the Action of Assumpsit

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255734
eISBN:
9780191681622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255734.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the establishment of a firm association between the action of assumpsit and the doctrine of consideration in England during the 1560s. This connection was highlighted by the ... More


EXPECTATIONS, OUTCOMES, AND FAIRNESS: LESSONS FROM THE CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM ACT EVALUATION

Stephen Carroll and Joseph W. Doherty

in Confidentiality, Transparency, and the U.S. Civil Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199914333
eISBN:
9780199980185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914333.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines how and why litigant attitudes toward the civil justice system might be changed by participation in a court case. Specifically, it tests how expectations and outcomes relate to ... More


Commercial Speech in the United States 1900–76

Roger A. Shiner

in Freedom of Commercial Expression

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262619
eISBN:
9780191682353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262619.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the institutional history of constitutional protection for freedom of expression in the United States from 1900 to 1976. The discussion includes the landmark case of Virginia ... More


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