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God in the Courtroom: Religion's Role at Trial

Brian Bornstein and Monica Miller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195328677
eISBN:
9780199869954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328677.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The phrase “God in the courtroom” conjures up several images, such as William Jennings Bryan defending religion against the tyranny of evolution, a robed deity passing divine judgment, a witness ... More


Stress, Trauma, and Wellbeing in the Legal System

Monica K. Miller and Brian H. Bornstein (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199829996
eISBN:
9780199301492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829996.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Stress and trauma have potential to affect the behavior and performance of victims, litigants, witnesses, judges, jurors, police, and attorneys; this in turn can impact the functioning of the legal ... More


‘… With a view to despatch and the saving of expense’. 1 How the Commercial Court has attempted to meet the demands of the business community for efficient and cost-effective litigation procedures. 2

Richard Aikens

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0036
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the historical development of the Commercial Court procedures, how they have adjusted to the needs of the commercial actors, and how they must keep to attempt to meet the needs ... More


Introduction

William M. Richman and William L. Reynolds

in Injustice On Appeal: The United States Courts of Appeals in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195342079
eISBN:
9780199332397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342079.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter sets out the book's focus, namely the deterioration of the U.S. Courts of Appeals. These courts decide over fifty thousand cases per year, out of which the Supreme Court ... More


Restructuring the Courts: Public Interest Litigation in the Indian Courts 1

Sandra Fredman

in Human Rights Transformed: Positive Rights and Positive Duties

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199272761
eISBN:
9780191709814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272761.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Even if courts can play a legitimate democratic role through positive human rights adjudication, they remain limited by their institutional structure, and particularly, the adversarial, passive, and ... More


Enhancing Federal Enforcement

Daniel A. Crane

in The Institutional Structure of Antitrust Enforcement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195372656
eISBN:
9780199893287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372656.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter considers ways to enhance the enforcement powers of the two agencies: the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Antitrust Division, without changing the institutional status quo. It ... More


EXPECTATIONS, OUTCOMES, AND FAIRNESS: LESSONS FROM THE CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM ACT EVALUATION

Stephen Carroll and Joseph W. Doherty

in Confidentiality, Transparency, and the U.S. Civil Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199914333
eISBN:
9780199980185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914333.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines how and why litigant attitudes toward the civil justice system might be changed by participation in a court case. Specifically, it tests how expectations and outcomes relate to ... More


The Cumulative Effect of the Appellate Triage Regime

William M. Richman and William L. Reynolds

in Injustice On Appeal: The United States Courts of Appeals in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195342079
eISBN:
9780199332397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342079.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers the cumulative cost of implementing the entire Appellate Triage regime. It argues that the courts have transformed themselves in the teeth of their enabling statute from courts ... 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


Stress, Trauma, and Wellbeing in the Legal System: An Overview

Monica K. Miller and Brian H. Bornstein

in Stress, Trauma, and Wellbeing in the Legal System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199829996
eISBN:
9780199301492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829996.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

All individuals face stress in daily life; this may be particularly true for those who enforce the law, administer justice or are forced into the legal system. Stress can result in negative ... More


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