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Legality, Reciprocity, and the Criminal Law on Pitcairn

Guest Stephen

in Justice, Legality and the Rule of Law: Lessons from the Pitcairn Prosecutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199568666
eISBN:
9780191721595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568666.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents some arguments in favour of the defendants in the case of Steven Raymond Christian & Others v The Queen. It addresses the issue of whether there was an ‘abuse of legality’ in ... More


Pitcairn's Tortured Past: A Legal History

Andrew Lewis

in Justice, Legality and the Rule of Law: Lessons from the Pitcairn Prosecutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199568666
eISBN:
9780191721595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568666.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter traces the legal history of Pitcairn Island. Many of the original settlers were murdered, and their Tahitian womenfolk were ill-treated — and there was no machinery of justice, at least ... More


“Bring this paper to the Good Governor”: Aboriginal Petitioning in Britain’s Australian Colonies

Ann Curthoys and Jessie Mitchell

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

This chapter considers attempts by indigenous Australians between the 1840s and the 1880s to engage in peaceful political negotiations with colonial and imperial authorities. One key strategy was ... More


Regular regiments at war

Timothy Bowman

in Irish Regiments in the Great War: Discipline and Morale

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062841
eISBN:
9781781700648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062841.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter is an assessment of the disciplinary problems facing the British Expeditionary Force (BEF), based on the court martial records. It also deals with the perceived disciplinary problems in ... More


Colonial Georgia and the Creeks: Anglo-Indian Diplomacy on the Southern Frontier, 17331763

John T. Juricek

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034683
eISBN:
9780813038582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034683.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This detailed account of interactions between the English and the Creek Indians in colonial Georgia, from the founding until 1763, describes how colonists and the Creeks negotiated with each other, ... More


Politicization of Women’s Rights

Flavia Agnes

in Law and Gender Inequality: The Politics of Women's Rights in India

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195655247
eISBN:
9780199081189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195655247.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on the history of the politicisation of women’s rights in India. It explains that the struggle for women’s rights within the realm of family laws is entrenched within the ... More


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