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The Institutions and Governance of the Bar

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/9780199258819.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on the institutions and governance of the bar in the 19th century covers law officers, the inns of court and Chancery, the Bar Committee and Bar Council, circuits and bar messes, and the ... More


 Sharʾabi and Beit El

Pinchas Giller

in Shalom Shar'abi and the Kabbalists of Beit El

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328806
eISBN:
9780199870196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328806.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter introduces the spiritual progenitor of the Beit El School, Shalom Sharʾabi and presents the highlights of his picaresque career. Sharʾabi did not found Beit El, which predated his ... More


Sasakian Structures, Killing Spinors, and Supersymmetry

Charles P. Boyer and Krzysztof Galicki

in Sasakian Geometry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198564959
eISBN:
9780191713712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564959.003.0015
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter gives a very brief overview of the rich theory of Killing spinors describing Bär's correspondence which connects Sasaki-Einstein geometry to Berger's holonomy theorem. It is then shown ... More


The Social Structure of Denial

Eviatar Zerubavel

in The Elephant in the Room: Silence and Denial in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195187175
eISBN:
9780199943371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187175.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter describes the sociological perspective of co-denial. Co-denial assumes mutual avoidance. As the foremost expression of co-denial, silence is a collective endeavour, and it involves a ... More


Responsibility: The Shorter Fiction, 1914–1917

Ritchie Robertson

in Kafka: Judaism, Politics, and Literature

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158141
eISBN:
9780191673276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158141.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

World War I broke out when Austria declared war on Serbia on July 28, 1914. Two days earlier, Kafka returned to Prague. Kafka's fantasy of joining the army draws attention to his fascination with ... More


Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Wendie E Schneider

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Engines of Truth explores the history of nineteenth-century British trial procedure from the novel viewpoint of efforts to control perjury. Perjury emerged as an acute problem in the Victorian era: ... More


Commercial Arbitration

Hong-Lin Yu

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861070
eISBN:
9781474406154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861070.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book provides a practical guide to the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 together with comparative international case studies. It provides a thorough analysis of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act ... More


Reviving the Jury: Active Juries, Juror Activism, and Institutional Change

Albert W. Dzur

in Punishment, Participatory Democracy, and the Jury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199874095
eISBN:
9780199980024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199874095.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can the jury—or something like it—increase its standing within criminal justice? The American Bar Association and other organizations concerned about the jury’s decline have urged a “more active ... More


Confidentiality

Anita L. Allen

in Unpopular Privacy: What Must We Hide?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195141375
eISBN:
9780199918126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141375.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that employee and professional confidentiality rules coerce silence, generally for good purposes. Confidentiality is an arena of justified information privacy coercion. Keeping ... More


Setting the Stage: The Making of a Roman Province

Hayim Lapin

in Rabbis as Romans: The Rabbinic Movement in Palestine, 100-400 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195179309
eISBN:
9780199950355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179309.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter surveys the making of the Roman province of Palaestina at some length. Roman rulers in Palestine at once inherited and precipitated a complex political, administrative and cultural ... More


Holy War Fails

Reuven Firestone

in Holy War in Judaism: The Fall and Rise of a Controversial Idea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860302
eISBN:
9780199950621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860302.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

With subsequent Roman domination and exploitation of Judea, Jewish leaders were divided over whether resistance should be through military means or otherwise. As is often the case in history, ... More


Slavery and the Exodus Experience

Catherine Hezser

in Jewish Slavery in Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280865
eISBN:
9780191712852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280865.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The biblical story about the Israelites' enslavement in Egypt and eventual liberation by God became significant in post-biblical Judaism as evidenced by the numerous paraphrases, allusions to, and ... More


Courts and Bar Associations 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0072
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the Supreme Court's ruling on the functions and duties of Bar Associations in India, looking primarily at the judgment delivered on 5 September 1995 on behalf of Justice K. R. ... More


Introduction

Kris M. Havstad and William H. Schlesinger

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195117769
eISBN:
9780197561201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195117769.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Arid lands throughout the world are often degraded or increasingly at risk of degradation. These lands, including those at the border of arid regions, commonly exhibit ... More


Law and the Public Gaze: The Hindu Code Bill in the Public Sphere

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Family Law

An analysis of the debate on gender rights that encompassed the Hindu Code Bill in the 1940s and 1950s in the public sphere is presented in the fourth chapter. The conflict of a liberal feminist ... More


Professions

Arna Bontemps

in The Negro in Illinois: The WPA Papers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037696
eISBN:
9780252094958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037696.003.0017
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses some of the professions practiced by the Negroes in Illinois during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In I. C. Harris's Colored Men's Professional and Business ... More


Regulation Around the World

Donald N. Zillman

in Regulating Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299874
eISBN:
9780191714931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299874.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

For over two decades the Academic Advisory Group (AAG) of the International Bar Association's Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure Law (SEERIL) has undertaken ... More


Outline of a theory of strongly semantic information

Luciano Floridi

in The Philosophy of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199232383
eISBN:
9780191594809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232383.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The chapter applies and further supports the conclusion reached in chapter five by presenting a quantitative theory of strongly semantic information (TSSI) based on truth-values rather than ... More


Neo-Expressivism

Anthony Brueckner

in Self-Knowledge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590728
eISBN:
9780191725456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590728.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter is a critical examination of Dorit Bar-On's book Speaking My Mind, in which she develops a rich and sophisticated expressivist account of self-knowledge.


Bleb-Related Vision Loss

Shai M. Bar-Sela

in Complications of Glaucoma Surgery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195382365
eISBN:
9780197562703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195382365.003.0033
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

Trabeculectomy is an effective procedure to control intraocular pressure (IOP) and to prevent progression of vision loss. One of the risks associated with ... More


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