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The Probable and The Provable

L. Jonathan Cohen

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198244127
eISBN:
9780191680748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244127.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

The book was planned and written as a single, sustained argument. But earlier versions of a few parts of it have appeared separately. The object of this book is both to establish the existence of the ... More


Foundations of Evidence Law

Alex Stein

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198257363
eISBN:
9780191711039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257363.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book examines systematically the underlying theory of evidence in Anglo-American legal systems and identifies the defining characteristics of adjudicative fact-finding. The book develops an ... More


Reversing

F.H. Buckley

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the faults and changes sought in American private and criminal law. It discusses constitutional infirmities and the reversibility of presidential government. The chapter also ... More


Constructing the ‘Foreign’: American Law’s Relationship to Non-Domestic Sources

Judith Resnik

in Courts and Comparative Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198735335
eISBN:
9780191802096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735335.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyses how foreign sources of law may be acknowledged, embraced, ignored, and ostracized to show both the impossibility of avoiding foreign sources in a legal system built on liberal ... More


American Law: An Introduction

Lawrence M. Friedman and Grant M. Hayden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190460587
eISBN:
9780190460624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460587.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book is a general introduction to the law and legal system of the United States and the relationship between law and society. Written for both students and general readers, it uses anecdotes, ... More


Corporate America

Susan L. Mizruchi

in The Rise of Multicultural America: Economy and Print Culture, 1865-1915

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832509
eISBN:
9781469605678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887967_mizruchi.11
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses a general economic commitment to diversification, toward manufacturing, banking, and services and away from agriculture, which proved beneficial to American investors and ... More


“They Only Send You Back if You Are Bad”

Frans J. Schryer

in They Never Come Back: A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453144
eISBN:
9780801455124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453144.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the relationship of undocumented workers with the American legal system. Most undocumented workers have a high regard for the police. They compare the professional conduct of ... More


Introduction

in Speak No Evil: The Triumph of Hate Speech Regulation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305530
eISBN:
9780226305134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305134.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The story of hate speech regulation in America stretches back almost a century, although it has received its greatest attention over the last fifteen years as several colleges and universities ... More


Erasing the Ten Commandments

in Bleached Faith: The Tragic Cost When Religion Is Forced into the Public Square

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758611
eISBN:
9780804763141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758611.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the effort to empty the Ten Commandments of any meaning. It begins by considering how the commandments are actually presented in the Bible. It then turns to the modern ... More


Introduction

Daniel A. Crane and Herbert Hovenkamp

in The Making of Competition Policy: Legal and Economic Sources

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199782796
eISBN:
9780190261351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199782796.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This introductory chapter provides a brief historical overview of the development of competition and antitrust policy in the United States. It describes how the passing of the Sherman Antitrust Act ... More


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