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Certainty and Predictability

Irit Mevorach

in Insolvency within Multinational Enterprise Groups

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199544721
eISBN:
9780191705564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544721.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the possibility of the approach proposed in previous chapters to generate certain and predictable rules. It starts by demonstrating problems of unpredictability when applying ... More


Status of Waters and Navigation Rights

Ted. L. McDorman

in Salt Water Neighbors: International Ocean Law Relations Between the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195383607
eISBN:
9780199855315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383607.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

The international legal architecture regarding Canadian–U.S. salt water navigation disputes principally involves two elements: first, the international law respecting historic waters and, second, the ... More


Discussing the Conduct of the President or Governor 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0043
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter criticises the Tamil Nadu assembly's suspension of Rule 92 (vii) of its rules of procedure in order to discuss the conduct of the State Governor Chenna Reddy. It explains that this rule ... More


Richard M. Nixon

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0044
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes Richard M. Nixon's deep admiration for the system of cabinet governance that he thought had prevailed during the Eisenhower administration. Nixon came to the presidency with ... More


Privileges and Immunities

Stefan Talmon

in Recognition of Governments in International Law: With Particular Reference to Governments in Exile

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248391
eISBN:
9780191715334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248391.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

While host states have accorded certain privileges and immunities to both recognized governments in exile and authorities in exile not recognized as governments, only authorities in exile recognized ... More


The Immunity of States and Their Officials in Light of the Fundamental Rights of Individuals under International Law

Rosanne Van Alebeek

in The Immunity of States and Their Officials in International Criminal Law and International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199232475
eISBN:
9780191696558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232475.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Developments in international law no longer set limits in regulating state's behaviour against other states. Rather, it now extends to the regulation of the behaviour of states against their citizens ... More


Naval Warfare: Prize Money and Blood Money

Nicholas R. Parrillo

in Against the Profit Motive: The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300176582
eISBN:
9780300187304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176582.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

For a long time, the US government made its naval officers eligible for two kinds of bounties, shares in the proceeds from enemy merchant vessels and cargo they captured (prize money) and rewards ... More


President S.D. Sharma's Conclave 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the conference that President Shankar Dayal convened on 2 and 3 June 1997. In a letter of invitation, dated 3 May 1997, leaders of 10 political parties were invited to attend a ... More


Herbert Hoover

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on Herbert Hoover, who, despite sharing Calvin Coolidge's reticence, defended the president's authority to execute the law even before he was in office as president. While a ... More


Complications

Deborah Tuerkheimer

in Flawed Convictions: "Shaken Baby Syndrome" and the Inertia of Injustice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199913633
eISBN:
9780199361830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913633.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

In the mid-1990s, a methodological turn to evidence-based medicine revealed that the research underlying SBS was fundamentally flawed. Greater scrutiny of the claims made on behalf of the triad ... More


“Taxing for Growth” vs. “Taxing for Equality”—Using Human Rights to Combat Gender Inequalities, Poverty, and Income Inequalities in Fiscal Laws

Kathleen A. Lahey

in Tax, Inequality, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190882228
eISBN:
9780190882266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882228.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter highlights the inadequacy of current measures to mitigate the regressive impacts of value-added tax (VAT), particularly on women as individuals, female-headed households, and ... More


Displacement of Traditional Labour Laws: Mathadi Boards in Maharashtra, India

Shelley Marshall

in Living Wage: Regulatory Solutions to Informal and Precarious Work in Global Supply Chains

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198830351
eISBN:
9780191868610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830351.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter tracks the creation of a highly successful model for regulating the performance of head-load work in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The work normally consists of loading, unloading, ... More


An International Criminal Court

William A. Schabas

in The Trial of the Kaiser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198833857
eISBN:
9780191872440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833857.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The earliest proposals for an international criminal court emerge during the sessions of the Commission on Responsibilities. The French insist that it will offer a ‘greater stage’, something that is ... More


Introduction

Edward Chukwuemeke Okeke

in Jurisdictional Immunities of States and International Organizations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190611231
eISBN:
9780190611262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611231.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter introduces the purpose of the book, which is to clarify the conceptual confusion that has bedeviled the proper understanding of both the jurisdictional immunities of States and of ... More


Sovereign and Official Immunity

Curtis A. Bradley

in International Law in the U.S. Legal System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190217761
eISBN:
9780190217808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217761.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses three types of immunity in U.S. litigation: the immunity of foreign governments and their agencies and instrumentalities; the immunity of diplomats and consular officials; and ... More


The Legacy of the Charles Taylor Judgment: Challenging Selective Prosecutions of Political Leaders

Geert-Jan Alexander Knoops

in THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE: Global Trends: Law, Policy & Justice Essays in Honour of Professor Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199332304
eISBN:
9780190259815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199332304.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The conviction of former Liberian president Charles Taylor (1997–2003) on April 26, 2012 for aiding and abetting war crimes during the Sierra Leonean civil war (1991–2002) marked the first conviction ... More


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