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‘We the Peoples of the United Nations’ Constituent Power and Constitutional Form in International Law

Bardo Fassbender

in The Paradox of Constitutionalism: Constituent Power and Constitutional Form

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552207
eISBN:
9780191709654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552207.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the general question of the relationship between constituent power and constitutional form in the general context of the international community. It first considers the ... More


Fundamental Rights and EU Enlargement

Wojciech Sadurski

in Constitutionalism and the Enlargement of Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199696789
eISBN:
9780191741722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696789.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Philosophy of Law

One of the central aspects of the move towards constitutionalizing the EU was the adoption of the Charter of Fundamental Rights. There is an important ‘enlargement dimension’ to the Charter. In ... More


The Scourge of War: Humanitarian Intervention and the Prohibition of the Use of Force in the UN Charter

Simon Chesterman

in Just War or Just Peace?: Humanitarian Intervention and International Law

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257997
eISBN:
9780191714023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257997.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the prohibition of the use of force and arguments that a right of humanitarian intervention is not incompatible with the Charter provisions. These arguments fall broadly into ... More


Reading and Writing the Law: Macaulay in India

Michael Hancher

in Law and Language: Current Legal Issues Volume 15

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673667
eISBN:
9780191751769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673667.003.0089
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

On 5 February 1835, Thomas Babington Macaulay prepared a memorandum or ‘minute’ for the governor general of India, Lord William Bentinck, in which he interpreted aspects of 53 Geo. III c. 155 (1813), ... More


Constitutionalism in the European Union *: Pipe Dream or Possibility?

Wil Waluchow

in Philosophical Foundations of European Union Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199588770
eISBN:
9780191741029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588770.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter defends a particular way of conceiving of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and the norms of political morality to which that instrument makes reference. It ... More


Agree to Disagree: Local Jurisdiction in the lex Irnitana

Ernest Metzger

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/9780199677344.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In 1990, Alan Rodger published an article on the lex Irnitana, a first-century municipal charter from Spain. The article addressed a difficult topic: chapter 84 on jurisdiction. This chapter analyzes ... More


Jurisdiction in Urso

Joseph Georg Wolf

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/9780199677344.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter analyzes the lex Ursonensis, the city charter from Urso, modern Osuna. The city charter from Urso informs us that the colony was founded at the behest of the dictator Caesar; and that, ... More


Regulatory Competition

Johanna Stark

in Law for Sale: A Philosophical Critique of Regulatory Competition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198839491
eISBN:
9780191875441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839491.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter introduces regulatory competition as a conceptual framework and factual phenomenon. It discusses the structural preconditions of a ‘law market’, including state suppliers’ incentives to ... More


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