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The Religious Development of Ireland 1560–1770

Nigel Yates

in The Religious Condition of Ireland 1770-1850

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242382
eISBN:
9780191603815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242380.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter outlines the religious development of Ireland between the Reformation and the late 18th centuries, and explains the failure of the Reformation in Ireland. It argues that the religious ... More


The Prohibition of Propaganda for War in International Human Rights Treaties

Michael G. Kearney

in The Prohibition of Propaganda for War in International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232451
eISBN:
9780191716034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232451.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the manner in which Article 20(1) of the Covenant has been interpreted and applied. Drawing on the periodic reports of states parties to the Human Rights Committee, and the ... More


New Lights and Old Faiths

S. J. Connolly

in Divided Kingdom: Ireland 1630-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199543472
eISBN:
9780191716553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543472.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Penal laws continued to exclude the Catholic, and to a lesser extent, Protestant dissenter populations from full citizenship. Despite major legal disadvantages, there was a substantial Catholic ... More


Freedom, Religion, and Laws

S. J. Connolly

in Divided Kingdom: Ireland 1630-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199543472
eISBN:
9780191716553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543472.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The accession of James II gave Catholics a short-lived ascendancy, until the Glorious Revolution and the defeat of James's Irish supporters by William III. Immediately afterwards the Irish ... More


Agency and Welfare in the Penal Law

ALAN BRUDNER

in Action and Value in Criminal Law

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258063
eISBN:
9780191681783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258063.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the conceptual ground for the reconciliation of the agency and welfarist paradigms in penal law. It begins by describing the internal coherence of the agency model, relating ... More


Fiqh in the Twentieth Century: A Comparative Approach

KATE ZEBIRI

in Maḥmūd Shalt=ut and Islamic Modernism

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263302
eISBN:
9780191682469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263302.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the works of Maḥmūd Shaltūt relevant to the Islamic fiqh. During the 19th and 20th centuries, the development of fiqh was overtaken by the rapid pace of legal reforms and in ... More


Charges of Crimes Against Peace Arising Out of the Second World War

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the charges of crimes against peace arising out of the Second World War. It begins with the trial of German major war criminals. Defence criticisms of the counts relating to ... More


Revolution: William Penn and James II, 1685–1688

Andrew R. Murphy

in Liberty, Conscience, and Toleration: The Political Thought of William Penn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190271190
eISBN:
9780190271213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190271190.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

The accession of James II paved the way for William Penn to play an increasingly prominent political role. Liberty of conscience appeared closer than ever, under a sympathetic king who cultivated ... More


‘Real Protestantism never Slumbers’: Religious and Historical Fiction

James H. Murphy

in Irish Novelists and the Victorian Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199596997
eISBN:
9780191723520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596997.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Most historical fiction set before 1800 had a religious, or at least had a religio-ethno-political, basis. Early historical novels were either about justifying the Protestant settlement in Ireland or ... More


Three Strikes Comes to California

Franklin E. Zimring, Gordon Hawkins, and Sam Kamin

in Punishment and Democracy: Three Strikes and You're Out in California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195171174
eISBN:
9780199849765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171174.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter tells the history of the Three Strikes proposal and provides a summary of its terms. What makes the story of Three Strikes unusual in the annals of state government is that California's ... More


The Structure of Choice-of-Law Rules and the Operation of the Choice-of-Law Process

Symeon C. Symeonides

in Choice of Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190496722
eISBN:
9780190496753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496722.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses the structure of choice-of-law rules and the mechanics of the choice-of-law process. It examines the components of typical choice-of-law rules and the three mental steps in ... More


The Constitutional Conundrum of the Limits to Preventive Detention

Michele Pifferi

in Reinventing Punishment: A Comparative History of Criminology and Penology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198743217
eISBN:
9780191803079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743217.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter examines the rising criticisms of the individualization principle in the European legal culture between the 1920s and 1930s due to the risks of administrative discretion. It explores the ... More


The Commitment to Reform, 1792–1802

E. A. Smith

in Lord Grey 1764–1845

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201632
eISBN:
9780191674969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201632.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the formation of the Friends of the People and Grey's commitment to parliamentary reform. The Friends of the People was a society formed primarily to save the Whig Party from ... More


Wild and Bitter Fruits and Royal Pains: Colonial Triangles and Trilemmas, 1603–1800

Brendan O’Leary

in A Treatise on Northern Ireland, Volume I: Colonialism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199243341
eISBN:
9780191863462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199243341.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter portrays the formation of early modern Ireland through to the formation and defeat of the United Irishmen. The conquest, and three subsequent reconquests, of Ulster and Ireland over two ... More


Conclusion

Ruth Harris

in Murders and Madness: Medicine, Law, and Society in the Fin de Siècle

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202592
eISBN:
9780191675430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202592.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book has delineated the way various forms of discourse about crime and madness overlapped with issues of class, gender, and politics in fin-de-siècle Paris. Central to this discussion were the ... More


Exclusion of Foreign Law

V.C. Govindaraj

in The Conflict of Laws in India: Inter-Territorial and Inter-Personal Conflict, Second Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199495603
eISBN:
9780199097821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495603.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses restrictions to the enforcement of foreign laws under Indian law. Section 23 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872, forbids an Indian court from recognizing or enforcing a contract ... More


The Origins of Different Penological Identities

Michele Pifferi

in Reinventing Punishment: A Comparative History of Criminology and Penology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198743217
eISBN:
9780191803079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743217.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter examines the causes of the formation of two different penological identities in Europe and the United States and their characteristics, focusing on the distinction between US pragmatism ... More


Eighteenth-Century Institutional Views

Laurie O’Higgins

in The Irish Classical Self: Poets and Poor Scholars in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198767107
eISBN:
9780191821295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767107.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter assembles institutional evidence, such as the relevant Penal Laws, the State of Popery Report (1731), together with correspondence and notes from Catholic clerics regarding illegal ... More


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