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The American Contract Law Framework

Kathleen Gutman

in The Constitutional Foundations of European Contract Law: A Comparative Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199698301
eISBN:
9780191748882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698301.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 3 examines four main strands of the American contract law framework: American ‘federal common law’, uniform and model laws promulgated by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform ... More


Introduction

Markus D. Dubber

in An Introduction to the Model Penal Code

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190243043
eISBN:
9780190243081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243043.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The Introduction discusses the origins, ambition, approach, and structure of the Model Penal Code, connecting the Code’s structure to that of the book. Topics addressed include the origin of the ... More


Introduction: The Roles of the Restatements in U.S. Foreign Relations Law

Sarah H Cleveland and Paul B. Stephan

in The Restatement and Beyond: The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Foreign Relations Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197533154
eISBN:
9780197534007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533154.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This introductory chapter serves as a foreword for the volume. It sketches the history of past restatements and the evolution of the latest one. The first (confusingly called Second) Restatement of ... More


The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas: Empire and Legal Networks

Juan Pablo Scarfi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190622343
eISBN:
9780190622374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622343.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas explores the intellectual history of a distinctive idea and approach to American international law in the Western Hemisphere, focusing ... More


The belated emergence of the customary international law of human rights

William A. Schabas

in The Customary International Law of Human Rights

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192845696
eISBN:
9780191938016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845696.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The drafters of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and of the treaties it spawned did not refer to customary law as a source. Only in the 1960s and 1970s did jurists start to speak of human ... More


From Pan-Americanism to Multilateral Inter-Americanism: The Impact of the Anti-War Treaty, the Principle of Nonintervention, and Sovereign Equality at Montevideo, and the Dissolution of the American Institute of International Law

Juan Pablo Scarfi

in The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas: Empire and Legal Networks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190622343
eISBN:
9780190622374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622343.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 6 concentrates on the role of Saavedra Lamas at the Seventh Pan-American Conference held in Montevideo (1933), the impact of his Anti-War Treaty, and the rise of a multilateral Inter-American ... More


An Introduction to the Model Penal Code

Markus D. Dubber

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190243043
eISBN:
9780190243081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243043.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This second edition of this text retains the book’s original aim, approach, and structure as a companion to the Model Penal Code. Reflecting the Code’s attempt to present an accessible, ... More


The American Law Institute and the Restatement of Foreign Relations Law

David L. Sloss

in The Death of Treaty Supremacy: An Invisible Constitutional Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199364022
eISBN:
9780199364053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364022.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The American Law Institute published the Restatement of Foreign Relations Law in 1965. The Restatement endorsed an optional treaty supremacy rule: a treaty is not supreme over state law unless the ... More


From the Third to the Fourth Restatement of Foreign Relations: The Rise and Potential Fall of Foreign Affairs Exceptionalism

G. Edward White

in The Restatement and Beyond: The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Foreign Relations Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197533154
eISBN:
9780197534007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533154.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter traces and analyzes the course from the Third to the Fourth Restatement of Foreign Relations Law. It is primarily about why the Third Restatement, arguably the most authoritative ... More


The Restatements and the Rule of Law

Kristina Daugirdas

in The Restatement and Beyond: The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Foreign Relations Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197533154
eISBN:
9780197534007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533154.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explores the promotion of the rule of law. In drafting and publishing Restatements of Foreign Relations Law, both the American Law Institute and the reporters have understood the ... More


Abortion

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines Supreme Court cases that were filed over the issue of abortion in Texas. Texas figured in two of the three major decisions on abortion laws in the United States: Roe v. Wade and ... 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


Consider the Source: Evidence and Authority in the Fourth Restatement

Edward T. Swaine

in The Restatement and Beyond: The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Foreign Relations Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197533154
eISBN:
9780197534007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533154.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter addresses the Fourth Restatement of Foreign Relations Law’s methodology for reckoning U.S. foreign relations law. The Fourth Restatement is a distinctive project: other recent American ... More


Secondary Insolvency Proceedings

Renato Mangano, Bob Wessels, and Reinhard Dammann

in Commentary on the European Insolvency Regulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727286
eISBN:
9780191927539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198727286.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Where main insolvency proceedings have been opened by a court of a Member State and recognised in another Member State, a court of that other Member State which has jurisdiction pursuant to Article ... More


The Political Fight Begins

Daniel K. Williams

in Defenders of the Unborn: The Pro-Life Movement before Roe v. Wade

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199391646
eISBN:
9780199391677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391646.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After 1959, when the American Law Institute (ALI) endorsed abortion law reform, state legislatures across the nation began considering abortion liberalization bills to legalize abortion for ... More


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