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The Impact of the Human Rights Act on Advocacy

Rabinder Singh

in The United Kingdom's Statutory Bill of Rights: Constitutional and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265376
eISBN:
9780191760426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265376.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reflects on the impact of the Human Rights Act (HRA) in its first 10 years on litigation and, in particular, on advocacy. It suggests that the impact has been important but not ... More


Agents of Change: Crossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Charles Heckscher, Michael Maccoby, Rafael Ramirez, and Pierre-Eric Tixier

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261758
eISBN:
9780191718687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261758.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book focuses on the transition faced by business organizations and their stakeholders as they move from protected markets to open competition, and it explores how these changes can be ... More


Electricite de France: Moving Toward the National Policy Level

Charles Heckscher, Michael Maccoby, Rafael Ramirez, and Pierre-Eric Tixier

in Agents of Change: Crossing the Post-Industrial Divide

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261758
eISBN:
9780191718687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261758.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter describes a major transition from monopoly to market at EDF, the French state-owned electricity company that is today's the world's biggest electrical utility firm. It took ten years to ... More


The Continental Doctrine of ‘Negotiorum Gestio’ 1

Jeroen Kortmann

in Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter contains an introductory account of the basic scope and meaning of the doctrine of negotiorum gestio. It should again be stressed that it is not here intended to describe the doctrine in ... More


The Position in English Law

Jeroen Kortmann

in Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter contains an introductory account of the position in English law. English Law in principle denies the intervener a claim, be it for reward or for mere reimbursement of his expenses. Yet, ... More


Towards a General Principle: Using the Existing Doctrines?

Jeroen Kortmann

in Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Throughout the centuries, the courts' attitude towards necessitous interveners has been ambiguous. There are numerous obiter dicta that oppose the granting of a claim to the intervener. Yet, there is ... More


Towards a New General Principle

Jeroen Kortmann

in Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

It is seen that none of the existing doctrines possess the right tools for the development of a general principle that allow the intervener to recover. This chapter discusses the alternative to this, ... More


Theoretical Arguments against Granting a Remedy to the Intervener

Jeroen Kortmann

in Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter explores the theoretical arguments against granting a remedy to the intervener. Here, one can distinguish the following main arguments against the imposition of a duty to reward or ... More


Theoretical Arguments in Favour of Granting a Remedy to the Intervener

Jeroen Kortmann

in Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter explores the theoretical arguments in favour of granting a remedy to the intervener in Continental Europe. One of the main arguments that have been used to justify the granting of a ... More


Full Circle

Julian Petley

in Film and Video Censorship in Contemporary Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625383
eISBN:
9780748670871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625383.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores why the Video Recordings Act (VRA) looks set to be a permanent feature on the statute book. A draft Video Recordings Bill was notified to the EC on 10 September 2009. The ... More


Introduction

in Foreign Powers and Intervention in Armed Conflicts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782814
eISBN:
9780804782944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782814.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book presents a theoretical and empirical effort to bring external interveners back into the study of armed conflict. It builds a coherent research program of intervention based on the economic ... More


Intervention

Gennaro Chierchia

in Logic in Grammar: Polarity, Free Choice, and Intervention

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199697977
eISBN:
9780191765971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697977.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

It has been noted in the literature that NPIs are degraded if there is an intervening element (typically, a non weakest member of a scale) between them and, in traditional terms, their licensor (in ... More


Presuppositional Islands*

Márta Abrusán

in Weak Island Semantics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199639380
eISBN:
9780191757426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639380.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter proposes a semantic account for factive and other presuppositional islands. The central claim made is that these islands arise because they trigger contradictory presuppositions. The ... More


The Influence of the Parties on Judges: Accuracy or Affiliation?

Benjamin Alarie and Andrew J. Green

in Commitment and Cooperation on High Courts: A Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199397594
eISBN:
9780199397617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199397594.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

High courts differ in the processes for choosing who sits on the court, the size and composition of panels, and the cases the court hears. Once the case is before the court, a judge may also be ... More


Responsibility and the Actual Sequence

John Martin Fischer

in Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility: Volume 3

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198744832
eISBN:
9780191805974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744832.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The Frankfurt cases motivate the notion that we should adopt an “actual-sequence” approach to moral responsibility. On this sort of view, moral responsibility does not require freedom to do ... More


Further Issues in Humanitarian Intervention

Fernando R. Tesón

in Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190202903
eISBN:
9780190202934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190202903.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter examines three issues addressed in the literature. The first is the objection that governments cannot be trusted with making these intervention decisions. The chapter accepts the force of ... More


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