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Defending DemocraciesCombating Foreign Election Interference in a Digital Age

Defending Democracies: Combating Foreign Election Interference in a Digital Age

Jens David Ohlin and Duncan B. Hollis (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197556979
eISBN:
9780197557006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197556979.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Evidence of election interference by foreign states or their proxies has become a regular feature of national elections and is likely to get worse in the near future. Information and communication ... More

An Equal PlaceLawyers in the Struggle for Los Angeles

An Equal Place: Lawyers in the Struggle for Los Angeles

Scott L. Cummings

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190215927
eISBN:
9780190936839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190215927.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book is about the role of lawyers in the movement to challenge economic inequality in one of America’s most unequal cities: Los Angeles. Covering a transformative period of city history—from the ... More

The Politics of Federal Prosecution

The Politics of Federal Prosecution

Christina L. Boyd, Michael J. Nelson, Ian Ostrander, and Ethan D. Boldt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197554685
eISBN:
9780197554715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197554685.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Federal prosecutors have immense power and discretion to decide when to bring criminal charges, what plea bargains to offer, and how to implement the federal government’s legal priorities in their ... More

Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

Emma Jones, Neil Graffin, Rajvinder Samra, and Mathijs Lucassen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210743
eISBN:
9781529210774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210743.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Legal professionals are thought to have higher levels of mental health issues and lower levels of wellbeing than the general population. Drawing on qualitative data from new research with legal ... More

Faces of InequalityA Theory of Wrongful Discrimination

Faces of Inequality: A Theory of Wrongful Discrimination

Sophia Moreau

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190927301
eISBN:
9780190927332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927301.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book defends an original and pluralist theory of when and why discrimination wrongs people. Sophia Moreau argues that although all cases of wrongful discrimination involve a failure to treat ... More

A Court of SpecialistsJudicial Behavior on the UK Supreme Court

A Court of Specialists: Judicial Behavior on the UK Supreme Court

Chris Hanretty

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197509234
eISBN:
9780197509265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509234.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Public International Law

This book explains how judges on the UK Supreme Court behave. It looks at different stages in the court's decision-making process—from the initial selection of cases, to the choice of judges to sit ... More

Radical Enfranchisement in the Jury Room and Public Life

Radical Enfranchisement in the Jury Room and Public Life

Sonali Chakravarti

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226654157
eISBN:
9780226654324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226654324.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Enfranchisement, referring to the right to vote and to serve on a jury, is understood as the bedrock of civic participation but is not often thought of as particularly radical, a term saved for more ... More

Interrogation and TortureIntegrating Efficacy with Law and Morality

Interrogation and Torture: Integrating Efficacy with Law and Morality

Steven J. Barela, Mark Fallon, Gloria Gaggioli, and Jens David Ohlin (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190097523
eISBN:
9780190097554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097523.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal Profession and Ethics

This volume delves into interrogation and torture at a unique moment as two novel and significant developments unfurl: (1) emerging scientific research reveals non-coercive methods to be the most ... More

Shareholder-driven Corporate Governance

Shareholder-driven Corporate Governance

Anita Indira Anand

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190096533
eISBN:
9780190096564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096533.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This is a book about the ways in which capital markets have come to be shaped by the ubiquity of sophisticated investors. In particular, many of today’s investors have the economic might and ... More

Between Truth and PowerThe Legal Constructions of Informational Capitalism

Between Truth and Power: The Legal Constructions of Informational Capitalism

Julie E. Cohen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190246693
eISBN:
9780190909543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246693.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

This book explores the relationships between legal institutions and political and economic transformation. It argues that as law is enlisted to help produce the profound economic and sociotechnical ... More

Suicide TourismUnderstanding the Legal, Philosophical, and Socio-Political Dimensions

Suicide Tourism: Understanding the Legal, Philosophical, and Socio-Political Dimensions

Daniel Sperling

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198825456
eISBN:
9780191864230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825456.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Human Rights and Immigration

This book explores the phenomenon of ‘suicide tourism’. Freedom of movement creates problems with policies constrained by national boundaries and, as more countries contemplate regulating assisted ... More

Justice versus JudiciaryJustice Enthroned or Entangled in India?

Justice versus Judiciary: Justice Enthroned or Entangled in India?

Sudhanshu Ranjan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199490493
eISBN:
9780199096275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490493.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

A pathbreaking work on judicial accountability and independence. The work is remarkable for its extraordinary erudition as well as its straightforwardness. The author has the exemplary courage to ... More

Buying your Self on the InternetWrap Contracts and Personal Genomics

Buying your Self on the Internet: Wrap Contracts and Personal Genomics

Andelka M. Phillips

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474422598
eISBN:
9781474476485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422598.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The personal genomics industry (aka direct-to-consumer genetic testing) has created a market for genetic tests as consumer services. This has taken genetic testing out of the clinic and into people’s ... More

Who is to Judge?The Perennial Debate Over Whether to Elect or Appoint America's Judges

Who is to Judge?: The Perennial Debate Over Whether to Elect or Appoint America's Judges

Charles Gardner Geyh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190887148
eISBN:
9780190939885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887148.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Constitutional and Administrative Law

An elected judiciary is virtually unique to the American experience, and creates a paradox in a representative democracy. Elected judges take an oath to uphold the law impartially, which calls upon ... More

U.S. Attorneys, Political Control, and Career Ambition

U.S. Attorneys, Political Control, and Career Ambition

Banks Miller and Brett Curry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190928247
eISBN:
9780190928278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190928247.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

United States Attorneys (USAs), the chief federal prosecutors in each judicial district, are key in determining how the federal government uses coercive force against its citizens. How much control ... More

Transnational Networking and Elite Self-EmpowermentThe Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond

Transnational Networking and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond

Cristina E. Parau

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266403
eISBN:
9780191879593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266403.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Studies of the fate of Judiciaries in post-Communist Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) have been rare and attempts at causal explanation rarer. This study found that interlocked transnational ... More

Sovereignty and the New Executive Authority

Sovereignty and the New Executive Authority

Claire Finkelstein and Michael Skerker (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190922542
eISBN:
9780190922573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922542.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This volume explores moral and legal issues relating to the concept of sovereignty across four areas. The essays in Part I address foundational questions about the nature of sovereignty and seek to ... More

Appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court of IndiaTransparency, Accountability, and Independence

Appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court of India: Transparency, Accountability, and Independence

Arghya Sengupta and Ritwika Sharma (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199485079
eISBN:
9780199096992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485079.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association v. Union of India [(2016) 5 SCC 1], a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court struck down the 99th Amendment to the Constitution and the National ... More

Jurisdictional Immunities of States and International Organizations

Jurisdictional Immunities of States and International Organizations

Edward Chukwuemeke Okeke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190611231
eISBN:
9780190611262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611231.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book covers the relationship between the jurisdictional immunities of States and international organizations, addressing their similarities and dissimilarities. Their relationship with ... More

Ecclesiastical Law

Ecclesiastical Law

Mark Hill QC

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807568
eISBN:
9780191845475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807568.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This fourth edition has been revised and updated to take account of significant changes in the substantive law, specifically: the effects of the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches ... More

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