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‘A Man for a’ That’: Robert Burns (1759–1796)

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Robert Burns’s general reputation does not seem to be that of a political suspect, but his legacy has been bitterly contested in political terms ever since his early death in 1796. In this respect, ... More


Accounting for Justice: Beyond Liberal Calculations of Debt and Crime

Miranda Joseph

in Debt to Society: Accounting for Life under Capitalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687411
eISBN:
9781452949109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687411.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the intertwined transformations of criminal justice and debt management coincident with the growing centrality of accounting in questions of debt and crime in the United States ... More


The Against Timocrates (Dem. 24)

Mirko Canevaro

in The Documents in the Attic Orators: Laws and Decrees in the Public Speeches of the Demosthenic Corpus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199668908
eISBN:
9780191755491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668908.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter provides a full analysis of all the documents of Demosthenes’ speech Against Timocrates. This speech is the only one for which stichometry shows that part of the documents were already ... More


Assignation

Klaus Luing

in A History of Private Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267782
eISBN:
9780191683374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267782.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

Assignations of reversions were common in the early period. ‘Reversion’ was the right of a seller/debtor to buy back, or to redeem on repayment of the money received as the price/loan, property such ... More


Assignation/cession

REINHARD ZIMMERMANN, DANIEL VISSER, and KENNETH REID

in Mixed Legal Systems in Comparative Perspective: Property and Obligations in Scotland and South Africa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199271009
eISBN:
9780191699481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271009.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter compares the Scots and South African laws on assignation/cession. The transfer of a personal right from one creditor to another is termed ‘assignation’ in Scotland and ‘cession’ in South ... More


Austria

Wolfgang Faber

in Regulating Unfair Banking Practices in Europe: The Case of Personal Suretyships

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594559
eISBN:
9780191595714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594559.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

This chapter discusses suretyship contracts in Austrian banking practice. Topics covered include commercial suretyships and consumer suretyships, suretyships and indebtedness of individuals and ... More


Bankruptcy Issues

James T. O’Reilly and Margaret S. P. Chalmers

in The Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis and the Legal Responses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199937936
eISBN:
9780199350209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937936.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Private International Law

U.S. bankruptcy law allows a maker of a bad product to declare bankruptcy, thus forcing all claims to be filed by one date. Despite bad publicity, numerous U.S. Catholic dioceses went into voluntary ... More


Bankruptcy Laws: Bast versus West

JÉRôme Sgard (ed.)

in Law and Long-Term Economic Change: A Eurasian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772730
eISBN:
9780804777612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772730.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the emergence of a unique Western European legal rule, bankruptcy law, and its status in other parts of the world. It notes that bankruptcy was a medieval European invention ... More


Belgium

Vincent Sagaert

in Regulating Unfair Banking Practices in Europe: The Case of Personal Suretyships

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594559
eISBN:
9780191595714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594559.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, EU Law

This chapter discusses suretyship contracts in Belgian banking practice. Topics covered include commercial suretyships and consumer suretyships, suretyships and indebtedness of individuals and ... More


 Chapter 7 Liquidations

Dr. Ben S. Branch, Hugh M. Ray, and Robin Russell

in Last Rights: Liquidating a Company

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195306989
eISBN:
9780199783762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306989.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on the liquidation of a business in a proceeding under Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code to understand the duties and powers of the Chapter 7 Trustee. The Chapter 7 ... More


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