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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


International Law Enforcement

Karen J. Alter

in The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154749
eISBN:
9781400848683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154749.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents four case studies covering all of the substantive domains in which international courts operate. The case studies show World Trade Organization (WTO) litigation pressuring the ... 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


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


‘… 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


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


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


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


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


Litigating Across the Color Line: Civil Cases Between Black and White Southerners from the End of Slavery to Civil Rights

Melissa Milewski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190249182
eISBN:
9780190249212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249182.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

From 1865 to 1950, when the financial futures of their families were on the line, black litigants throughout the South took on white southerners in civil suits. In almost a thousand civil cases ... 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


Civil Plaintiffs, Trauma, and Stress in the Legal System

Mary White Stewart and Steven M. Wood

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/9780199829996.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

There appears to be a prevalent notion that the United States is a highly litigious society, and that individuals sue without considering the tangible and intangible costs of litigation. Such ... More


Stress, Trauma, and Wellbeing in the Legal System: Where Do We Go from Here?

Brian H. Bornstein, Gwen Hullman, and Monica K. Miller

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/9780199829996.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This conclusion chapter summarizes, compares, and contrasts the ideas presented across the previous chapters and provides recommendations for areas of future research. The chapter also discusses two ... 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


Remedial Deliberation in the Legislature

Aruna Sathanapally

in Beyond Disagreement: Open Remedies in Human Rights Adjudication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199669301
eISBN:
9780191744648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669301.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 1 identified several rationales for leaving the task of devising human rights remedies to the legislature in the first instance, including the legislature’s superior capacity to make certain ... More


Cantonese Courtrooms: Formalism in Flux

in The Common Law in Two Voices: Language, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761642
eISBN:
9780804772358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761642.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter shows that the interactional order in Cantonese courtrooms is inchoate and flexible. At times, it allows litigants to bring the constitutive dispositions of everyday life into the ... More


Introduction

in Trial of Modernity: Judicial Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China, 1901-1937

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755863
eISBN:
9780804779500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755863.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book examines what judicial modernity actually meant to the Chinese state and society—to administrative officials and judicial officers, county magistrates and their staff, civil litigants and ... More


Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court

Justin B. Richland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226712932
eISBN:
9780226712963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712963.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book explores language and interaction within a contemporary Native American legal system. Grounded in extensive field research on the Hopi Tribe of northeastern Arizona—on whose appellate court ... More


Litigants' Oaths in Athenian Law

Michael Gagarin

in Horkos: The Oath in Greek Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675679
eISBN:
9781781380581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675679.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the oaths that were, or might be, taken by litigants in ancient Greece, and looks at proklēsis, usually translated ‘challenge’, as a common feature of Athenian forensic ... More


Revealing the Secrets of the Body: Litigants, Courts, and Modern Medicine in Egypt

in The Expert Witness in Islamic Courts: Medicine and Crafts in the Service of Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226749334
eISBN:
9780226749358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749358.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This article focuses on the incorporation, through expert witnessing, of evidentiary findings based on modern medicine into family (and civil) law litigation in Egypt. It considers litigants' ... More


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