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The Age of Conflict: Rethinking Childhood, Law, and Age Through the Israeli-Palestinian Case 1

Hedi Viterbo

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter attempts to provide a contextualized investigation of some of the central factors which inform the intricate interplay between childhood, law, and age. To a great extent, the Israeli ... More


Israel

Talia Einhorn

in International Law and Domestic Legal Systems: Incorporation, Transformation, and Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694907
eISBN:
9780191731914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694907.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Constitutive treaty provisions are not self-executing in Israel. Unless they are implemented in Israeli domestic law by primary or secondary legislation, they cannot be relied upon by private persons ... More


Postmaterialist forces and political triggers

David Erdos

in Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This conclusionary chapter explores the implications of the Postmaterialist Trigger Thesis (PTT) of bill of rights institutionalization beyond the four Westminster democracies from whose experience ... More


Deuteronomy

Marvin A. Sweeney

in King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133240
eISBN:
9780199834693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Most scholars contend that the book of the Torah found in Josiah's Temple restoration is a form of Deuteronomy and that the laws of Deuteronomy underlie Josiah's reform and the historiographical ... More


Jewish Law in the State of Israel

Daniel Sinclair

in An Introduction to the History and Sources of Jewish Law

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262626
eISBN:
9780191682360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262626.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Since the establishment of the State of Israel, Rabbinical Courts, which are comprised of religious judges who rely largely on the traditional halakhah, have dominated the jurisdiction for various ... More


Abortion

Daniel B. Sinclair

in Jewish Biomedical Law: Legal and Extra-Legal Dimensions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268277
eISBN:
9780191683480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268277.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter discusses the issue of abortion in Jewish law. Topics covered include foetal status and abortion; foeticide and abortion in early Christian writings, Canon law, and the Common law; the ... More


The State of Israel’s Role in Forging Jewish Law and Culture in the Post-Holocaust Era

Roberta Rosenthal Kwall

in The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195373707
eISBN:
9780190226589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373707.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

Any discussion applying a cultural analysis perspective to the mesorah must analyze the role of Israel, which occupies a unique place in the hearts and minds of many, though certainly not all, Jews. ... More


International Law, Indigenous Land Rights, and Israel

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara, and Oren Yiftachel

in Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603585
eISBN:
9781503604582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603585.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explores the development of international law on indigeneity. It reviews the legal protections endowed by key documents, such as International Labor Organizations Convention No. 169 and ... More


The Obligation to Heal and Patient Autonomy

Daniel B. Sinclair

in Jewish Biomedical Law: Legal and Extra-Legal Dimensions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268277
eISBN:
9780191683480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268277.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter argues that the obligation to heal in Jewish law is not an absolute one: in certain cases, it is possible to follow the wishes of a patient who does not wish to receive medical ... More


The Avoiding Role of National Courts: Law as a Political Doctrine

Sharon Weill

in The Role of National Courts in Applying International Humanitarian Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685424
eISBN:
9780191765643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685424.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses the avoiding role of courts. Courts, motivated by policy considerations, avoid exercising their jurisdiction over a given case. It first analyses the construction of the act of ... More


Palestinian Women and Politics in Israel

Suheir Abu Oksa Daoud

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033624
eISBN:
9780813039268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033624.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Though equal rights protection is written into Israeli law, women are underrepresented in the political arena. This is especially true in the case of Palestinian women—only two in the entire sixty ... More


CHANGING CONCEPTIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY

H. L. A. Hart

in Punishment and Responsibility: Essays in the Philosophy of Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199534777
eISBN:
9780191720703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534777.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the changing conceptions about criminal responsibility in England. It focuses on changes towards the whole doctrine of the mental element in responsibility, which is considered ... More


INTRODUCTION

Menachem Mautner

in Law and the Culture of Israel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199600564
eISBN:
9780191729188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600564.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Over a short span of time in the course of the 1980s, Israel's Supreme Court introduced a series of far-reaching changes into its jurisprudence: it adopted highly activist doctrines enabling it to ... More


Before Emptiness: On the Destructiveness and Impotence of Law

Samera Esmeir

in Looking for Law in All the Wrong Places: Justice Beyond and Between

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283712
eISBN:
9780823286164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283712.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Stanton Street in Haifa lost its Arabic name during the British mandate in Palestine. After the 1948 war and the subsequent Zionist "ethnic homogenization" of the land, the street became Shivat Zion ... More


Proportionality as a General Principle of Law

Gebhard Bücheler

in Proportionality in Investor-State Arbitration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198724339
eISBN:
9780191792045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724339.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines whether the principle of proportionality should be relevant to investor–State arbitration. It first examines the role of the principle of proportionality in various domestic ... More


Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data in Israel: Balancing Security Needs with Democratic Accountability

Omer Tene

in Bulk Collection: Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190685515
eISBN:
9780190685546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685515.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Israel is a democracy committed to the protection of human rights while at the same time trying to contain uniquely difficult national security concerns. One area where this tension is manifest is ... More


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