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The Courts, the Church and the Constitution: Aspects of the Disruption of 1843

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637546
eISBN:
9780748671588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637546.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Commissioned by the Clark Foundation for Legal Education, this book is derived from the inaugural Jean Clark Lectures, hosted by the University of Aberdeen in 2007. Across three lectures, the text ... More


Standing Accused: The Organization and Practices of Criminal Defence Lawyers in Britain

Mike McConville, Jacqueline Hodgson, Lee Bridges, and Anita Pavlovic

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258681
eISBN:
9780191681851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258681.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Criminal cases are commonly seen as a fight between adversaries of equal strength: the intrusive power of the State versus skilled defence lawyers advocating their clients' cause. The reality, ... More


A Prominent Family

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

in Marcus Simaika: Father of Coptic Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774168239
eISBN:
9781617978265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168239.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the education and careers of Marcus Simaika's siblings. According to Marcus, no fewer than three prime ministers were among the graduates of the Coptic Patriarchal School: ... More


Prize and Prejudice: Privateering and Naval Prize in Atlantic Canada in the War of 1812

Faye Margaret Kert

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128817
eISBN:
9781786944832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128817.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This journal examines privateering and naval prizes in Atlantic Canada in the maritime War of 1812 - considered the final major international manifestation of the practice. It seeks to contextualise ... More


Injustice On Appeal: The United States Courts of Appeals in Crisis

William M. Richman and William L. Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195342079
eISBN:
9780199332397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342079.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The United States Circuit Courts of Appeals are among the most important governmental institutions in our society. However, because the Supreme Court can hear less than 150 cases per year, the ... More


External Pressures on the Outside: Constructing a Familiar European Judicial Order

Mitchel De S.-O.-L'E. Lasser

in Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter stresses the interactive pressures between the two paradigmatic European judicial institutions: the European Court of Justice (ECJ) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). The ... More


Introduction

William M. Richman and William L. Reynolds

in Injustice On Appeal: The United States Courts of Appeals in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195342079
eISBN:
9780199332397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342079.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter sets out the book's focus, namely the deterioration of the U.S. Courts of Appeals. These courts decide over fifty thousand cases per year, out of which the Supreme Court ... More


The European Court of Human Rights: Implementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy

Dia Anagnostou

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670574
eISBN:
9780748689101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670574.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

One of the most remarkable characteristics of the European Convention of Human Rights and its highly acclaimed judicial tribunal in Strasbourg is the extensive obligations of the contracting states ... More


George Joseph Bell – law Commissioner☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The high regard in which Bell is held is generally based on his Commentaries and Principles but he had an important role in the extensive programme of law reform which took place over the nineteenth ... More


Black Litigants in the Antebellum American South

Kimberly M. Welch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636436
eISBN:
9781469636450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636436.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the antebellum Natchez district, in the heart of slave country, black people sued white people in all-white courtrooms. They sued to enforce the terms of their contracts, recover unpaid debts, ... More


Legal Issues for Islamic Marriage and Divorce

Julie Macfarlane

in Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari’a Path in a Secular Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753918
eISBN:
9780199949588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753918.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter opens with a discussion of the 2010 Oklahoma Referendum which vividly demonstrates public fears and misapprehensions about “shari’a law.” One such misapprehension is the belief ... More


The Art of the Bribe: Corruption Under Stalin, 1943-1953

James Heinzen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300175257
eISBN:
9780300224764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175257.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Traditions of official corruption inherited from the Soviet and late Imperial eras have continued to touch Russian life since the collapse of the USSR. This study is the first archive-based, ... More


A Retired Way 1693–1701

FRANCES HARRIS

in A Passion for Government: The Life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202240
eISBN:
9780191675232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202240.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When Sarah's family was able to settle at St Albans, she was able to set aside her familiarity with Court finery and adapt to the lifestyle of a countrywoman as she lived with her family and some of ... More


‘We Four Must Never Part’ 17102–1703

FRANCES HARRIS

in A Passion for Government: The Life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202240
eISBN:
9780191675232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202240.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Because Sarah and her family stood by Anne through the years despite all the challenges that they encountered, the Marlboroughs initially found their rewards when Anne became Queen. As such, Sarah ... More


On the Legal Geography of Ethnocratic Settler States: Notes Towards a Research Agenda

Alexandre (Sandy) Kedar

in Law and Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260744
eISBN:
9780191698675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260744.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Since the ‘Courts of the Conquerors’ appears to have a complex view regarding how native land becomes subject to dispossession, this chapter attempts to look into observations and assumptions about ... More


“You Can’t Abuse Her in This House”: Family, Community, and Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans

Ashley Baggett

in Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815217
eISBN:
9781496815255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815217.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The examination of families, communities, and institutions illustrates a larger social awareness about intimate partner violence. At the core of this change lay a shift in the family power dynamic. ... More


Maintenance, the Magistrates’ Courts and the State

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

For many years, married women who needed protection used the Magistrates’ Courts, which had a (very restricted) jurisdiction to make orders in cases where wife and children needed financial support ... More


EU External Relations Law

Piet Eeckhout

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606634
eISBN:
9780191729560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606634.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The law of the external relations of the European Union is a subject of great importance. The EU institutions have developed an extensive practice in this area, by concluding many international ... More


The Charter of Fundamental Rights

David Anderson QC and Cian C Murphy

in EU Law after Lisbon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644322
eISBN:
9780191738173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644322.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights has been incorporated into European constitutional law 10 years after it was adopted by the EU institutions. In that time the Charter developed from a ‘solemn ... More


Internationalized Criminal Courts and Tribunals: Are They Necessary?

Luigi Condorelli and Théo Boutruche

in Internationalized Criminal Courts: Sierra Leone, East Timor, Kosovo, and Cambodia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276745
eISBN:
9780191707650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276745.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines whether internationalized criminal courts and tribunals are necessary or, at least, useful. In particular, it analyses whether they are a model to be reproduced, or a ... More


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