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The Controversy over a Law License

George Michael

in Theology of Hate: A History of the World Church of the Creator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033501
eISBN:
9780813038698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033501.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Shortly after graduating from Southern Illinois University's School of Law at Carbondale, Matt Hale passed the bar exam on his first attempt in July of 1998. When Hale first applied to the Illinois ... More


Opposition

George Michael

in Theology of Hate: A History of the World Church of the Creator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033501
eISBN:
9780813038698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033501.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In light of many incidents, it is not surprising that the World Church of the Creator (WCOTC) occasioned considerable opposition. This chapter discusses the opposition from both the government and ... More


Defamation

JOHN BLACKIE

in A History of Private Law in Scotland: Volume 2: Obligations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299288
eISBN:
9780191685651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299288.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on defamation, a law of injuria, which was initially treated as a delict of intention and later moved to a bigger spectrum of de facto strict liability. The chapter is divided ... More


From Contracts to Constitutions: Faculty Free Speech Issues

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

in Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Two key issues stemming from the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution are discussed: freedom of speech and academic freedom. These two ideals are largely non-existent for faculty members working ... More


Unfinished Work

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

One of Shilts’s last interviews, with Steve Kroft from CBS’ 60 Minutes, considers his breakthrough role as a gay journalist. Shilts’s future plans for a book about alleged sexual abuse inside the ... More


Sexing the Internet: Censorship, Surveillance, and the Body Politic(s) of Malaysia

Heike Jensen, Jac sm Kee, Gayathry Venkiteswaran, and Sonia Randhawa

in Access Contested: Security, Identity, and Resistance in Asian Cyberspace

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016780
eISBN:
9780262298919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016780.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents a case study of Malaysia to illustrate gender bias in digital freedom of expression and privacy. Methods of censoring women’s point of view, including their structural and ... More


Actions on the case for defamation

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The orthodoxy before 1500 was that the only remedy for defamatory words was a prosecution in the ecclesiastical courts. But it was a hard to deny a remedy if untrue words caused temporal damage, ... More


Defamation

John Baker

in Introduction to English Legal History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812609
eISBN:
9780191850400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812609.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter addresses the history of the tort of defamation. Although early slander actions are found in manorial courts, the common law at first regarded defamation as beyond its purview and as ... More


Religious Exceptionalism, Religious Rights, and Public International Law

Peter Petkoff

in Changing Nature of Religious Rights under International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199684229
eISBN:
9780191765858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684229.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter explores the dynamics of the engagement of religious and non-religious legal cultures in the context of public international law by looking into three emerging models, represented by the ... More


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