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Introduction: The Problem of Indigenous Claim Making in Colonial History

Saliha Belmessous

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0000
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

This chapter addresses methodological pitfalls historians face when working on indigenous claim making. These problems include: a teleological understanding of dispossession; the paucity of evidence; ... More


Implementation of Legal and Human Rights Principles

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter addresses how legal and human rights principles may be applied, particularly at national but also at international levels. The focus is not simply on the development of legal claims to ... More


Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Saliha Belmessous (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

This book shows that from the moment European expansion commenced through to the 19th century, indigenous peoples from America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand drafted legal strategies to contest ... More


Evidence of the Law: Proving Legal Claims

Gary Lawson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226432052
eISBN:
9780226432199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226432199.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This is a book about the general structure of proof, how law sometimes recognizes that structure, how it often does not, and what might happen if legal scholars, jurists, and lawyers think about that ... More


Asylum Seekers and Overstayers

Nicole Constable

in Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282018
eISBN:
9780520957770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282018.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter tells the stories of the most precarious of the mothers, those who are overstayers (sometimes referred to as “illegal” or “undocumented” migrants) and those who file asylum or torture ... More


Gift For A President Turned Into Song to A Cow

Gary A. Rosen

in Unfair to Genius: The Strange and Litigious Career of Ira B. Arnstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199733484
eISBN:
9780190259891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733484.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on the Arnstein's case against Cole Porter. In a complaint filed in February 1945, Arnstein claimed legal authorship of seven of Porter's greatest hits: “Night and Day,” “Begin ... More


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