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A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

J.W.F. Allison

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The development of an autonomous English public law has been accompanied by persistent problems — a lack of systematic principles, dissatisfaction with judicial review procedure, and uncertainty ... More


A Method for Transplants

J. W. F. Allison

in A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The traditional insignificance of the distinction between public and private law in England is particularly evident in the intertwined history of public and private law liability, and the ... More


Colonial Transplants

Michael D Birnhack

in Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter explains two of the building blocks of colonial copyright: legal transplants and colonial law. The discussion of the former provides a critical analysis of the literature on the topic. ... More


Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Michael D. Birnhack

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

When the British Empire enacted copyright law for its colonies, it called it colonial copyright, or imperial copyright, but it had only one kind of interest in mind: its own. This book deconstructs ... More


Introduction

Michael D Birnhack

in Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The Introduction presents the conceptual framework of the book, which is colonial copyright, and explains its premises and building blocks. These are the relationship between copyright law and ... More


Introduction

Thomas J. McSweeney

in Priests of the Law: Roman Law and the Making of the Common Law's First Professionals

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198845454
eISBN:
9780191880643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845454.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

A central question in the early history of the common law is how much influence Roman and canon law exerted over the common law in its first century. The debates over Roman- and canon-law influence ... More


Conclusion: An End or a Beginning?

Thomas J. McSweeney

in Priests of the Law: Roman Law and the Making of the Common Law's First Professionals

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198845454
eISBN:
9780191880643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845454.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The culture of textual production that these justices tried to create did not survive the thirteenth century. In the second half of the century, English legal literature became more insular in its ... More


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