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Reparations in Malawi

Diana Cammack

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Malawi’s five methods of paying reparations — court awards, the government’s Disaster Preparedness, Relief and Rehabilitation program, civil service grants, special payments to the political elite, ... More


Compensation for the Victims of September 11

Samuel Issacharoff and Anna Morawiec Mansfield

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The September 11th Victims Compensation Fund can only hesitatingly find its place within a comprehensive study of reparation programs. While the origin of the Fund lies in the political exigencies ... More


The United Nations Compensation Commission

Hans van Houtte, Hans Das, and Bart Delmartino

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the aftermath of the 1990-1991 Gulf War, the UN Security Council determined that Iraq was liable under international law for any direct damage resulting from its unlawful invasion and occupation ... More


Workplace Injuries

Michael Lobban

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII: 1820–1914 Private Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258826
eISBN:
9780191705168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258826.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on workplace injuries in the 19th century covers workmen and the common law, the Employers's Liability Act 1880, and Workmen's Compensation Act 1897.


Medical Injuries Compensation Reform Act: Unconstitutional Until Proven Otherwise

Richard L. Abel

in Lawyers on Trial: Understanding Ethical Misconduct

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199760374
eISBN:
9780199827077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760374.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Overcharging and neglect are the two most common client complaints. Lawyers must not “enter into an agreement for, charge, or collect an illegal or unconscionable fee”. This chapter focuses on the ... More


Big Bang

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the lead up to the ‘Big Bang’ and its effects––the Big Bang refers to the abolition of fixed commissions and the single capacity on 27 October 1986, both of which had been at ... More


Death by Industrial Disease

Geoffrey Tweedale

in Magic Mineral to Killer Dust: Turner & Newall and the Asbestos Hazard

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243990
eISBN:
9780191697326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243990.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

For most suspended Turner & Newall workers, death from an asbestos-related disease followed with depressing regularity. Their suffering, at least, had ended. However, the misery of their relatives ... More


The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender, and Tort Law

Martha Chamallas and Jennifer B. Wriggins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716762
eISBN:
9780814790069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716762.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Tort law is the body of law governing negligence, intentional misconduct, and other wrongful acts for which civil actions can be brought. The conventional wisdom is that the rules, concepts, and ... More


The Formation and Evolution of Industry Supervision

Feng Bangyan and Nyaw Mee Kau

in Enriching Lives: A History of Insurance in Hong Kong, 1841-2010

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028702
eISBN:
9789882206946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028702.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The earliest government regulations on the insurance industry were embodied in laws governing other economic activities, such as the Companies Ordinance and the Workmen's Compensation Ordinance. In ... More


Environmental Damage Claims from the 1991 Gulf War: State Responsibility and Community Interests

Peter H Sand

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0076
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Most commentators on the work of the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) agree that the Commission and its law-making record were rather unique in international law, both in terms of ... More


Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Michael Bowman and Alan Boyle (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This study considers the problems of defining and valuing ‘environmental damage’ from the perspective of international and comparative law. The need for a broad and systematic evaluation of this ... More


Insurance in Litigation

Rob Merkin and Jenny Steele

in Insurance and the Law of Obligations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645749
eISBN:
9780191747823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645749.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Illustrates the pervasive influence of insurance in the conduct of civil litigation and the enforcement of rights, affecting which claims are brought; how they are framed; and how they are defended. ... More


Environmental Damage in the Practice of the UN Compensation Commission

Mojtaba Kazazi

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter provides an overview of the processing and valuation of the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) environmental claims. The discussion is preliminary in nature since the Panel of ... More


Compulsory Liability Insurance

Rob Merkin and Jenny Steele

in Insurance and the Law of Obligations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645749
eISBN:
9780191747823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645749.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Explores the phenomenon of compulsory liability insurance in general, and specifically the nature of compulsory insurance in relation to road traffic liabilities, and employers’ liability to ... More


Market Basket Economics: The Practice of Paperwork and Shopping Like an Expatriate

Heather Hindman

in Mediating the Global: Expatria's Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786515
eISBN:
9780804788557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786515.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Exactly how overseas workers should be treated and compensated has been contested, with some encouraging workers to “go native” while others adopt the “as if at home” strategy. This chapter explores ... More


Mapping the territory: a brief historical overview

Michael O’Brien

in Poverty, policy and the state: The changing face of social security

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347992
eISBN:
9781447303046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347992.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides a brief historical overview of the development and changes in social security in New Zealand. It begins by identifying the social-security dimensions in the early period of ... More


The Norm of Environmental Integrity in Post-Conflict Legal Regimes

Cymie R. Payne

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Discussion of post-conflict legal regimes must include measures for the protection and rehabilitation of the environment as well as international humanitarian law, human rights, and international ... More


Money as the measure of man: values and value in the politics of reparation*

Claire Moon

in Values in criminology and community justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter looks at reparations made to victims of atrocities. It looks in particular at the significance and meaning of reparative values and practices, which are often part of the process of ... More


Present: why has Parliament’s use of language changed?

Matthew Williams

in How Language Works in Politics: The Impact of Vague Legislation on Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781529200201
eISBN:
9781529200225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200201.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the reasons for the changes in Parliament's use of language. It begins by elaborating on the meaning of legislative indeterminacy, focusing on four parts of speech that are ... More


Knowing Vaccine Injury through Law

Anna Kirkland

in Vaccine Court: The Law and Politics of Injury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479876938
eISBN:
9781479844272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876938.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter poses the question of how it matters that we have legalized vaccine injury in the ways that we have. Describing our institution in detail, the chapter focuses on the contemporary, ... More


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