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The Courts of Appeal

Patrick Polden

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the jurisdiction, membership, organization, practice, and jurisprudence of the Court of Appeal in the 19th century. This is followed by a discussion of the ... More


IMPERIAL EXPANSION AND THE PROBLEM OF HAWAII, 1898–1902

Allison L. Sneider

in Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870–1929

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195321166
eISBN:
9780199869725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321166.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

In 1898, during the Spanish‐American War, many anti‐imperialists assumed that members of the U.S. woman suffrage movement would be staunch critics of antidemocratic U.S. efforts to establish ... More


The Women's Appeal and After

Julia Bush

in Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The anti-suffrage movement has been portrayed by most historians as reactive and episodic. This account emphasizes its continuities in terms of female support, and the importance of female agency in ... More


Introduction

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter tells how judges have evolved new principles to meet the contemporary situation. It is one of the best examples in recent times of the judicial role in Law Reform. The first — and most ... More


The trust concept

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0036
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Pettitt v Pettitt was followed the next year by another case which reached the Lords — Gissing v Gissinl. In the Court of Appeal, the author had applied the wide principle. He ... More


Introduction

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses many important developments in the law of contempt of court. Previously to the events discussed in this chapter there had been no recourse to the Court of Appeal. All the ... More


Law Lords in Parliament

David Hope

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion on the recent phenomenon of the Law Lords sitting in Parliament. Performance of the appellate function had been part of the work of the Upper House for ... More


The Early Years of the House of Lords, 1876–1914

Patrick Polden

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the early years of the House of Lords. Specifically, it discusses the composition of the Lords of Appeal in Ordinary, the intrusion of politics into the judicial activities of ... More


Torts

Robert Stevens

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0040
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The modern law of torts is dominated by decisions of the House of Lords. In other areas of private law this is not so. Within contract law, for example, the leading cases are frequently those of the ... More


The House of Lords and the English Court of Appeal

Gavin Drewry and Louis Blom-Cooper

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the relationship between the Court of Appeal in England and Wales and the House of Lords. The Court of Appeal provides the House of Lords with four-fifths of its caseload. ... More


The Law Lords: Who Has Served

Tom Bingham

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter takes a closer look at the men and (one) woman who have held office as Lords of Appeal in Ordinary since the first appointment under the 1876 Act in October of that year. The ... More


1966 and All That: The Story of the Practice Statement 1

Louis Blom-Cooper

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the Practice Statement by the Lord Chancellor (Lord Gardiner) and the Lords of Appeal in Ordinary on July 26, 1996, before judgments were given in the House of Lords, which ... More


Lord Bingham’s Contributions to Commercial Law

Bernard Rix

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0042
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter addresses Lord Bingham's judicial contribution to commercial law. It discusses a number of selected cases from the three main stages of Lord Bingham's judicial career: the Commercial ... More


From Pilloried Libeller to Government Propagandist

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

In his letter of July 12, 1703, to William Penn, Daniel Defoe pointed out that he had been urged by some friends to take advantage of his bail to flee. He apparently thought that he might yet avoid ... More


Judicial Activism of a Special Type: South Africa's Top Courts Since 1994

Hugh Corder

in Judicial Activism in Common Law Supreme Courts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199213290
eISBN:
9780191707551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213290.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter examines judicial activism in South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal and Constitutional Court. It discusses the nature of the constitution/lawmaking which has occurred over the past 15 ... More


Royal Appeals and Arrangements

F. K. PROCHASKA

in Philanthropy and the Hospitals of London: The King's Fund, 1897-1990

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202660
eISBN:
9780191675478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202660.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the Prince of Wales's Fund. The fund developed a financial policy that greatly influenced the institution's character and ... More


The Politics of Judicial Autonomy

Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

in The Dynamics of Beijing-Hong Kong Relations: A Model for Taiwan?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099081
eISBN:
9789882207547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099081.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

In January 1999, the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) made a controversial decision on the debate of the right to abode of the mainland Chinese in the HKSAR. As a result, the HKSAR government asked the ... More


The Myth of Nature’s Nation: The Revolutionary Period

Richard T. Hughes

in Myths America Lives By: White Supremacy and the Stories That Give Us Meaning

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042065
eISBN:
9780252050800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042065.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The American myth of Nature’s Nation claims that the United States, and especially its founding documents, owe nothing to human history but reflect the natural order as it came from the hands of the ... More


The Judiciary

Benny Y.T. Tai

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the fundamental principles of the HKSAR's legal system, which include a common law system, rule of law, judicial independence, and the protection of human rights. It then ... More


Corroboration and Distress: Some Crumbs from Under the Master’s Table: Lord Hope of Craighead*

James Chalmers, Fiona Leverick, and Lindsay Farmer

in Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640706
eISBN:
9780748651450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640706.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on an issue with which the author of this chapter has grappled from time to time in the Appeal Court as he searched for a way of expressing it in terms that would settle the ... More


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