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AmbitionFor What

Ambition: For What

Deborah L. Rhode

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197538333
eISBN:
9780197538364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538333.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Ambition is a dominant force in human civilization, driving its greatest achievements and most horrific abuses. Our striving has brought art, airplanes, and antibiotics, as well as wars, genocide, ... More

The American Legal Profession in CrisisResistance and Responses to Change

The American Legal Profession in Crisis: Resistance and Responses to Change

James E. Moliterno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917631
eISBN:
9780199332847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917631.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

Central to the identity of the American legal profession are its systems of self-regulation. Throughout history, the legal profession has tried to hold tight to its traditional values and structure ... 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

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

BigLawMoney and Meaning in the Modern Law Firm

BigLaw: Money and Meaning in the Modern Law Firm

Mitt Regan and Lisa H. Rohrer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226741949
eISBN:
9780226742274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226742274.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Large law firms face increasing financial pressure as the market for legal services becomes increasingly competitive. This has required unprecedented attention to running firms as profitable ... More

Building the UK's New Supreme CourtNational and Comparative Perspectives

Building the UK's New Supreme Court: National and Comparative Perspectives

Andrew Le Sueur (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264629
eISBN:
9780191698965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264629.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In the context of the far-reaching reforms proposed for the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, this book considers the operation and reform of ... More

The Business of JudgingSelected Essays and Speeches

The Business of Judging: Selected Essays and Speeches

Tom Bingham

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299127
eISBN:
9780191685620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299127.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Philosophy of Law

Judges spend their public lives in courtrooms. They speak to the public through their judgments. But senior judges are frequently invited to contribute to professional, ... 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

Civil Justice in CrisisComparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Adrian Zuckerman (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

A sense of crisis in the administration of civil justice is present in many countries. Delays and high costs render access to the civil courts either useless or prohibitively expensive or both. The ... More

Civil Justice ReconsideredToward a Less Costly, More Accessible Litigation System

Civil Justice Reconsidered: Toward a Less Costly, More Accessible Litigation System

Steven P. Croley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479855001
eISBN:
9781479881581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855001.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book seeks to provide a fresh perspective on a familiar subject: civil litigation. It begins by providing an overview of civil litigation, explaining its benefits, and then identifying the ... 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

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

The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice

The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice

Christian J. Tams and James Sloan (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653218
eISBN:
9780191747922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653218.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book traces the impact that the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, has had on various areas of international law. A number of prominent ... 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

English Lawyers between Market and StateThe Politics of Professionalism

English Lawyers between Market and State: The Politics of Professionalism

Richard L Abel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260349
eISBN:
9780191682094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260349.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In the final decade of the twentieth century the legal profession witnessed profound changes. First the Conservatives sought to apply laissez-faire principles to the profession. Then Labour ... 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

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

Federal Judges Revealed

Federal Judges Revealed

William Domnarski

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374599
eISBN:
9780199871452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374599.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The power and influence of the federal judiciary has been widely discussed and understood. And while there have been a fair number of institutional studies of individual district courts or courts of ... More

Good Faith and International Economic Law

Good Faith and International Economic Law

Andrew D. Mitchell, M Sornarajah, and Tania Voon (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198739791
eISBN:
9780191802744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739791.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The past two decades have seen a significant proliferation of trade and investment treaties around the world. States are increasingly negotiating agreements that regulate both trade and investment, ... More

How Law Works

How Law Works

Ross Cranston

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199292073
eISBN:
9780191700699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292073.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Access to justice, equality before the law, and the rule of law are three fundamental values underpinning the civil justice system. This book examines these values and ... More

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