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AccountabilityA Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Accountability: A Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Anne Davies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299486
eISBN:
9780191685712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299486.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Many government bodies relate to each other through contracts: government departments and agencies; government departments and the Treasury; National Health Service (NHS) purchasers and NHS Trusts. ... More

Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Nicholas Bamforth and Peter Leyland (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Accountability is regarded as a central feature of modern constitutionalism. At a general level, this prominence is perhaps unsurprising, given the long history of the idea. However, in many ... More

Accountability in the European Union

Accountability in the European Union

Carol Harlow

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245970
eISBN:
9780191697517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245970.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This work approaches the issue of democratic deficit from the angle of accountability, seen in contemporary society as an essential element of democratic government. It looks at differing ... More

Achieving DemocracyThe Future of Progressive Regulation

Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Regulation

Sidney A. Shapiro and Joseph P. Tomain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199965540
eISBN:
9780199360833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965540.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In the last thirty years, as a result of a neoliberal ideology that extolled so-called free markets and demonized government, America has lost its grasp on its core principle – democracy. Democracy, ... More

Act and CrimeThe Philosophy of Action and its Implications for Criminal Law

Act and Crime: The Philosophy of Action and its Implications for Criminal Law

Michael S. Moore

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199599509
eISBN:
9780191594656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599509.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book seeks illumination of three aspects of Anglo-American criminal law by the philosophy of action. These are, first, the general requirement that an accused perform some voluntary act before ... More

Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union

Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199286485
eISBN:
9780191730894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286485.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides an analysis of the administration of the European Union and the legal framework within which that administration operates. It examines the multifarious approaches, techniques, and ... More

The Adversary First AmendmentFree Expression and the Foundations of American Democracy

The Adversary First Amendment: Free Expression and the Foundations of American Democracy

Martin H. Redish

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804772150
eISBN:
9780804786348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772150.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The book presents a unique and controversial rethinking of the intersection between modern American democratic theory and free expression. Most free speech scholars view freedom of expression as a ... More

After Public Law

After Public Law

Cormac Mac Amhlaigh, Claudio Michelon, and Neil Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669318
eISBN:
9780191749353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669318.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Public law has been conceived in many different ways, sometimes overlapping, often conflicting. However, in recent years a common theme running through the discussions of public law is one of loss. ... More

Against PredictionProfiling, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age

Against Prediction: Profiling, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age

Bernard E. Harcourt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316130
eISBN:
9780226315997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315997.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

From random security checks at airports to the use of risk assessment in sentencing, actuarial methods are being used more than ever to determine whom law enforcement officials target and punish. And ... More

The Agnostic AgeLaw, Religion, and the Constitution

The Agnostic Age: Law, Religion, and the Constitution

Paul Horwitz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737727
eISBN:
9780199895267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737727.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides a way to understand church–state conflict and the relationship between religion and liberal democracy in a contemporary era. It is argued that the fundamental reason for the ... More

Allowing for ExceptionsA Theory of Defences and Defeasibility in Law

Allowing for Exceptions: A Theory of Defences and Defeasibility in Law

Luís Duarte d'Almeida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199685783
eISBN:
9780191765766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685783.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

You find yourself in a court of law, accused of having hit someone. What can you say to avoid conviction? One thing you can do is simply to deny the accusation: ‘No’, you claim, ‘I didn’t do it.’ But ... More

American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989A Global Perspective

American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective

George Athan Billias

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791073
eISBN:
9780814739013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791073.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Constitutionalism represents America's greatest gift to human freedom, yet its story remains largely untold. For over 200 years, its ideals, ideas, and institutions influenced different peoples in ... More

Articles of FaithReligion, Secularism, and the Indian Supreme Court

Articles of Faith: Religion, Secularism, and the Indian Supreme Court

Ronojoy Sen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063803
eISBN:
9780199080168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063803.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is a small contribution towards understanding the place of religion in modern India and the nature of Indian secularism. While there are several possible ways to approach this complex task, ... More

Balanced ConstitutionalismCourts and Legislatures in India and the United Kingdom

Balanced Constitutionalism: Courts and Legislatures in India and the United Kingdom

Chintan Chandrachud

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470587
eISBN:
9780199088867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470587.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Human Rights Act (HRA) of the UK, enacted in 1998, provoked particular interest amongst scholars. Unlike systems of parliamentary sovereignty and judicial supremacy, it promised a new, ‘balanced’ ... More

Beyond ConstitutionalismThe Pluralist Structure of Postnational Law

Beyond Constitutionalism: The Pluralist Structure of Postnational Law

Nico Krisch

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199228317
eISBN:
9780191594793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228317.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This book traces a fundamental transformation in law—the turn towards ‘postnational law’—which reflects the increasing enmeshment of national, regional, and international law and calls into question ... More

Beyond the PeopleSocial Imaginary and Constituent Imagination

Beyond the People: Social Imaginary and Constituent Imagination

Zoran Oklopcic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198799092
eISBN:
9780191839573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799092.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Who is ‘the people’? How does it exercise its power? When is the people entitled to exercise its rights? From where does that people derive its authority? What is the meaning of its self-government ... More

Bills of Rights and DecolonizationThe Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories

Bills of Rights and Decolonization: The Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories

Charles Parkinson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231935
eISBN:
9780191716157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231935.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book analyzes the British Government's radical change in policy during the late 1950s on the use of bills of rights in colonial territories nearing independence. More broadly it explores the ... More

Black and BlueHow African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

Black and Blue: How African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

James L. Gibson and Michael Nelson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190865214
eISBN:
9780190865252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865214.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

It is not hyperbole to proclaim that a crisis of legal legitimacy exists in the relationships between African Americans and the law and legal authorities and institutions that govern them. However, ... More

Bleached FaithThe Tragic Cost When Religion Is Forced into the Public Square

Bleached Faith: The Tragic Cost When Religion Is Forced into the Public Square

Steven Goldberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758611
eISBN:
9780804763141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758611.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Public recognition of religion has been a part of American political life from the country's beginning, and that is not going to change. But in recent years, the effort by some to challenge the long ... More

Breach of the Peace

Breach of the Peace

Pamela R. Ferguson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861490
eISBN:
9781474406130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861490.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

What do the following behaviours have in common: shouting and swearing, painting graffiti, killing a fox by kicking it, glue-sniffing, cross-dressing in public, dangerous driving, discharging a ... More

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