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American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This volume discusses criminology and policy analysis of adolescence. The focus is on the principles and policy of a separate and distinct system of juvenile justice. The book opens with an ... More


Legal policy

F. A. R. Bennion

in Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564101
eISBN:
9780191705465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564101.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

A principle of statutory interpretation embodies legal policy, which is based on public policy. The content is what judges think and say it is, though they are guided by relevant legislation. Legal ... More


Off-the-Books Lobbying, Electioneering, and the Special Purpose Entities That Do It

RICHARD W. PAINTER

in Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378719
eISBN:
9780199869619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378719.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on organizations other than lobbying firms and corporate in-house lobbyists that also engage in lobbying. These include advocacy groups, think tanks, public policy organizations, ... More


Seeing Bias: Discrediting and Dismissing Accurate Attributions

Adam Benforado and Jon Hanson

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the way in which dispositionism maintains its dominance as an attributional framework despite failing to capture accurately the causes of human behavior. The answer lies in a ... More


Attributions and Ideologies: Two Divergent Visions of Human Behavior Behind Our Laws, Policies, and Theories

Adam Benforado and Jon Hanson

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes a major rift extending across many important debates over our legal structures, policies, and theories of law. It argues that the divide is based, to a significant extent, on ... More


Administrative Agreements

Herwig C.H. Hofmann, Gerard C. Rowe, and Alexander H. TÜrk

in Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199286485
eISBN:
9780191730894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286485.003.0019
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Within European administrative law, single-case implementation of European Union legal policy can occur not just through unilateral measures, but also by means of agreements or contracts concluded by ... More


Conceptualizing Climate Change-Related Movement

Jane Mcadam

in Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587087
eISBN:
9780191738494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587087.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

There is now a considerable amount of literature about how the phenomenon of the climate change-related movement should be ‘conceptualized’ — that is, how it should be understood as an area of ... More


Rules of interpretation

F. A. R. Bennion

in Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564101
eISBN:
9780191705465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564101.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The guides to legislative intention, otherwise known as interpretative criteria, are: (1) common law and statutory rules; (2) principles derived from legal policy; (3) presumptions based on the ... More


Conclusion: LGBT Parents Constructing Legality

Amanda K. Baumle and D’Lane R. Compton

in Legalizing LGBT Families: How the Law Shapes Parenthood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479857647
eISBN:
9781479879656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857647.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The authors conclude by examining their emergent theory, and the contributions that their study makes to studies of legal consciousness and to social and legal policy. They indicate that their ... More


Sim-pua under the Colonial Gaze: Gender, “Old Customs,” and the Law in Taiwan under Japanese Imperialism

Chen Chao-ju

in Gender and Law in the Japanese Imperium

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837150
eISBN:
9780824869472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837150.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines tensions in Japanese colonial legal policy toward the widespread Taiwanese custom of sim-pua marriage, whereby a girl was adopted at a very young age and raised in the family of ... More


Water Management Institutions and Policies for India

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Managing Water in River Basins: Hydrology, Economics, and Institutions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065364
eISBN:
9780199081219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065364.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the institution and policies for water management in India. It analyses data on sustainable water use index and explores the range of economic instruments and institutional ... More


Three Case Studies

in An American Travesty: Legal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983578
eISBN:
9780226983592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983592.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents three case studies illustrating the extraordinary recent history of legal responses to problematic sexual activities of children and teens in the United States. It intends to ... More


Reform in Juvenile Court

in An American Travesty: Legal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983578
eISBN:
9780226983592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983592.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter aims to use the known facts about juvenile sex offending as the basis for proposing reforms in juvenile court policies toward sexual offenses and offenders, but it begins with a more ... More


Minimizing Harm from Minority Disproportion in American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring

in Our Children, Their Children: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Differences in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319889
eISBN:
9780226319919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319919.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter identifies some of the key policy choices that must be made in reducing injustices found in American juvenile courts. A clear definition of goals and priorities is absolutely essential ... More


A First Look at Judicial Specialization

in Specializing the Courts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226039541
eISBN:
9780226039565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039565.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces judicial specialization, and also considers the book's first question: The extent of judicial specialization in the United States. People assume that specialization is both ... More


How Japanese Fan Fiction Beat the Lawyers

David S. Roh

in Illegal Literature: Toward a Disruptive Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816695751
eISBN:
9781452953670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695751.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 2 shifts focus to underground writing communities that borrow from popular culture to influence canonicity. Roh compares American fan fiction and dojinshi to illustrate how a favorable or ... More


The Sex Offender in Juvenile Court

in An American Travesty: Legal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983578
eISBN:
9780226983592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983592.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter outlines the strategic objectives and assumptions of modern juvenile courts in delinquency cases, and measures these assumptions against the known facts about adolescent sex offending ... More


What gas and oil? The early days of the Irish regime (1957–75)

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

While Ireland in the mid 1950s was viewed by some indigenous geologists as a country with limited hydrocarbons, the visit of an Irish-American lawyer sparked hopes for potential oil and gas ... More


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