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How Did It Happen?

Edward A. Zelinsky

in The Origins of the Ownership Society: How the Defined Contribution Paradigm Changed America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339352
eISBN:
9780199855407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339352.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

How did the defined benefit plan go from the behemoth of the private retirement system to a secondary player in that system? The story starts with the economic and demographic forces which in the ... More


What Does It Mean? Consumption Taxation, Tax Expenditures, and the Future of the Internal Revenue Code

Edward A. Zelinsky

in The Origins of the Ownership Society: How the Defined Contribution Paradigm Changed America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339352
eISBN:
9780199855407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339352.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter places the defined contribution paradigm in the context of contemporary tax policy debates about consumption taxation and tax expenditures. It concludes that, under the most likely ... More


Justice, Mercy, and Caprice: Clemency and the Death Penalty in Ireland

Ian O'Donnell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198798477
eISBN:
9780191839467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798477.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Justice, Mercy, and Caprice is a work of criminal justice history that speaks to the gradual emergence of a more humane Irish state. It is a close examination of what can be learned from the National ... More


Conclusion

K. D. Ewing and C. A. Gearty

in The Struggle for Civil Liberties: Political Freedom and the Rule of Law in Britain, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198762515
eISBN:
9780191695193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198762515.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter gives some conclusions that have emerged from the developments discussed and analysed in the previous chapters in this book. For example, events surrounding certain civil libertarian ... More


Introduction

John D. Brewer, Bill Lockhart, and Paula Rodgers

in Crime In Ireland 1945–95:: Here Be Dragons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265702
eISBN:
9780191682940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265702.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents a brief historical preamble of crime and criminological research on Ireland. Ireland's history as a colonial society has resulted in a distorted focus: crime in the past has ... More


Individual-Level Consumption Taxes

Daniel S. Goldberg

in The Death of the Income Tax: A Progressive Consumption Tax and the Path to Fiscal Reform

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199948802
eISBN:
9780199345984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948802.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains the methods by which a consumption tax could be achieved at the individual level. These methods are the consumed income tax and yield exemption, that is, the exclusion from tax ... More


Introduction

Ian O'Donnell

in Justice, Mercy, and Caprice: Clemency and the Death Penalty in Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198798477
eISBN:
9780191839467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798477.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Before the First World War capital punishment was practically obsolete in Ireland. It was used by the British during the Easter Rising of 1916 and the War of Independence, and with greater enthusiasm ... More


The War Paradigm Versus the Criminal Law in the United States and United Kingdom

Robert H. Wagstaff

in Terror Detentions and the Rule of Law: US and UK Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199301553
eISBN:
9780199344895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199301553.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

The Guantanamo and Belmarsh decisions reflect significant differences in the response to terrorism the US and the UK. The Bush Administration’s ‘war on terror’ served as a useful rhetorical and ... More


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