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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


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


Criminal Police and Criminal Law in the Rechtsstaat

Markus D. Dubber

in Police and the Liberal State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759328
eISBN:
9780804779777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759328.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that police power has shaped not only the execution of penal sanctions in so-called correctional facilities but the American penal process in its entirety. As a police matter, ... 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


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 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 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


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


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