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Full Protection and Security

Helge Elisabeth Zeitler

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Clauses guaranteeing investor ‘full protection and security’ are included in most bilateral and multilateral investment treaties. They require not only abstention by the host State from physically ... More


Foxes in the Hen House: Animals, Agribusiness, and the Law: A Modern American Fable

David J. Wolfson and Mariann Sullivan

in Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305104
eISBN:
9780199850556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305104.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores the use of animals for food and the realities of farmed-animal law. It shows how farmed animals receive no effective legal protection in the U.S.A., and details how the law to ... More


Investment Tribunals and Human Rights: Divergent Paths

Moshe Hirsch

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter identifies common traits as well as basically different characteristics of international human rights and investment laws. Developments in both spheres reflect fundamental structural ... More


Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The concept of reproductive health promises to play a crucial role in improving health care provision and legal protection for women around the world. This book is an authoritative and much-needed ... More


Legal Certainty and Legitimate Expectations

Paul Craig

in EU Administrative Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568628
eISBN:
9780191739415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568628.003.0018
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The connected concepts of legal certainty and legitimate expectations are to be found in many legal systems, although their precise legal content may vary. These concepts are used in a number of ... More


The Right to Reputation

Dario Milo

in Defamation and Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204922
eISBN:
9780191709449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204922.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the meaning and legal significance of reputation, and the values underpinning the right. The chapter proceeds as follows. Part B discusses the nature and legal protection of ... More


Law and Economics and Capital Mobility across Advanced Capitalist Economies

Michel Goyer

in Contingent Capital: Short-term Investors and the Evolution of Corporate Governance in France and Germany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199578085
eISBN:
9780191731051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578085.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

What institutional arrangements best account for the willingness of short-term investors to acquire important equity stakes in listed companies? The law and economics perspective on cross-national ... More


Tort Law and other Legal Categories

Peter Cane

in Tort Law and Economic Interests

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252368
eISBN:
9780191681370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252368.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses forms and sources of protection for economic interests that provide an alternative to the law of tort. It aims to provide an account of alternatives and examines their ... More


Protecting the Marginalized?

Colin Harvey

in Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199204939
eISBN:
9780191695599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204939.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at the potential role of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in protecting the rights of marginalized individuals and groups. It explains the concept of human rights law and ... More


Reasons for Legal Protection of a Right to Strike

Tonia Novitz

in International and European Protection of the Right to Strike: A Comparative Study of Standards Set by the International Labour Organization, the Council of Europe and the European Union

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298540
eISBN:
9780191685484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298540.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the grounds for legal protection of strikes. They may be socio-economic in nature, may draw upon a particular understanding of rights to political participation, and may be ... More


Human Rights and European Law: Building New Legal Orders

Mary Arden

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728573
eISBN:
9780191795411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728573.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This book includes work on the legal protection of rights, contributing to the growing public judicial debate surrounding the national and transnational protection of individual rights. The book ... More


Of ‘Keeps’ and ‘Concubines’: Rights of Cohabitees under Domestic Violence Act

Brototi Dutta

in Conflict in the Shared Household: Domestic Violence and the Law in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199489954
eISBN:
9780199095674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489954.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Supreme Court in its decision in Velusamy v. Patchaiammal limited the scope of ‘relationship in the nature of marriage’ under the PWDVA and interpreted it as co-terminus with ‘common-law ... More


Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma

G. Andrew Karolyi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199336623
eISBN:
9780190232047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336623.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book develops a new practical framework to delineate and measure the fundamental risks of investing in emerging markets. In so doing, it defines clearly what an emerging market represents: ... More


The Chinese Mafia: Organized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-Legal Protection

Peng Wang

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198758402
eISBN:
9780191818349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758402.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

China’s economic reforms have been accompanied by a surge of social problems such as ineffective legal institutions, booming black markets, and rampant corruption. These problems have led to the rise ... More


Legal Certainty and Legitimate Expectations

Paul Craig

in EU Administrative Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199296811
eISBN:
9780191700811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296811.003.0016
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter is concerned with the principles of legal certainty and legitimate expectations. It begins with a discussion on the constraints ... More


Reasons for Restriction of Strikes

Tonia Novitz

in International and European Protection of the Right to Strike: A Comparative Study of Standards Set by the International Labour Organization, the Council of Europe and the European Union

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298540
eISBN:
9780191685484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298540.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The reasons for protection of a right to strike need to be weighed against the potential harms which industrial action can cause to employers, consumers, and others. This chapter examines debates on ... More


Introduction

REX AHDAR and IAN LEIGH

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253623
eISBN:
9780191719769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253623.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Using an evangelical Christian approach, this book explores why, when, and how religious individuals and groups that ‘do not play the game’ encounter difficulty in the liberal state. It contrasts ... More


Borrowed Plumes and Robbed Freedmen: Some Aspects of Plagiarism in Roman Antiquity

Martin Schermaier

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter focuses on the Roman conception of copyright law. It discusses some of the complaints made by Roman authors about ‘theft’ of their works to illustrate the Roman sense of justice in this ... More


The Mafia and the State

Peng Wang

in The Chinese Mafia: Organized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-Legal Protection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198758402
eISBN:
9780191818349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758402.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

By comparing mafias in China and Western countries, notably Italy, this chapter explores the differences between mafias in a democratic state and those in an authoritarian state from three main ... More


Cellular Surveillance and the Law

Stephen B. Wicker

in Cellular Convergence and the Death of Privacy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199915354
eISBN:
9780199366736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915354.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the legal protections provided to the user by the U.S. Constitution and recent legislation. It discusses the evolution of Fourth Amendment protection, with an emphasis on the ... More


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