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Sex Equality

Alec Stone Sweet

in The Judicial Construction of Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199275533
eISBN:
9780191602009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927553X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The evolution is charted, through adjudication, of the rules governing sex equality in European Community (EC) law. The first section, ‘The Normative Structure’, provides an overview of the Treaty of ... More


Conclusion

Rachel Kerr

in The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: An Exercise in Law Politics and Diplomacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199263059
eISBN:
9780191601422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263051.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a synthesis of the discussions in this volume. The establishment of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia was part of a wider trend towards ... More


A Political Scientist's Perspective

Gavin Drewry

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter considers the judicial functions of the House of Lords from a political science perspective. Specifically, it takes a general look at UK political scientists' interest in ‘legal’ aspects ... More


Pathways of Democratic Legitimacy

Armin von Bogdandy and Ingo Venzke

in In Whose Name?: A Public Law Theory of International Adjudication

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198717461
eISBN:
9780191787034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717461.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter applies insights of a public law theory to the law and practice of international adjudication. It takes up many aspects of current debates. Given the importance of democratic ... More


The Army

Stuart Anderson

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter considers the governance of the army in the 19th century. In law the army was the king's, or queen's. Politically it had for long been controlled by ministers whose responsibilities had ... More


The Practice of Justice

Robin Briggs

in The Witches of Lorraine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198225829
eISBN:
9780191708947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198225829.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the judicial process in Lorraine. Topics covered include legal procedures and structures, statistics on the pattern of persecution, and torture and its effects. The lack of ... More


Evaluating the Process

Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in The Psychology of the Supreme Court

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195306040
eISBN:
9780199894093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306040.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This final chapter addresses the question: Does the Supreme Court “work?” This term “work” covers a variety of aspects: the selection process by which justices are nominated and confirmed, the ... More


Free Speech and the Judicial Process

ERIC BARENDT

in Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225811
eISBN:
9780191714139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225811.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Powerful private institutions, such as the press and other media, should respect fundamental constitutional rights such as the right to a fair trial, a perspective which may require the courts to ... More


Law and Morality

Henry Sidgwick

in Essays on Ethics and Method

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250234
eISBN:
9780191598432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250231.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this chapter, first published in The Elements of Politics, Sidgwick outlines his conception of positive morality, that is, the commonsense morality generally accepted within a society. He then ... More


The View from the Trenches of the Justice-of-the-Peace Courts

Kathryn Hendley

in Everyday Law in Russia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705243
eISBN:
9781501708107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705243.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how litigants experience Russia's justice-of-the-peace courts (JP courts). The views of judges are unlikely to mirror those of litigants. For judges, the judicial process ... More


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