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The Later Years: Vignettes from the End of Empire

Robert Stevens

in The Independence of the Judiciary: The View from the Lord Chancellor's Office

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262633
eISBN:
9780191682377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262633.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The English tradition of substantive formalism, for most of the twentieth century, had a pervasive influence, not only on English legal culture but the legal cultures of Commonwealth and Empire. ... More


Building the UK's New Supreme Court: National and Comparative Perspectives

Andrew Le Sueur (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264629
eISBN:
9780191698965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264629.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In the context of the far-reaching reforms proposed for the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, this book considers the operation and reform of ... More


The Great Chief Overseas

Bonny Ibhawoh

in Imperial Justice: Africans in Empire's Court

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664849
eISBN:
9780191748523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664849.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the origins and historical evolution of the Imperial Appeal Courts: the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC), the West African Court of Appeal, and the East African ... More


Judging Democracy: the Devolutionary Settlement and the Scottish Constitution

Aidan O'Neill

in Building the UK's New Supreme Court: National and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264629
eISBN:
9780191698965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264629.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the constitutional foundations of adjudication on ‘devolution issues’ and the role and character of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. It argues that the 1998 ... More


Introduction

Michael Byers

in The Role of Law in International Politics: Essays in International Relations and International Law

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244027
eISBN:
9780191713224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244027.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins by discussing the importance of March 24, 1999 in the contemporary history of international law and international relations. It then explains that on that day, the Judicial ... More


Pitcairn Island Law: A Peculiar Case of the Diffusion of the Common Law

Gordon Woodman

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/9780199568666.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers some of the difficulties in determining what was the law of Pitcairn at the time the offences were committed and tried. The law of Pitcairn is not necessarily the same as the ... More


Confronting colonial otherness: the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and the limits of imperial legal universalism

Bonny Ibhawoh

in Colonial Exchanges: Political Theory and the Agency of the Colonized

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105646
eISBN:
9781526128140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105646.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines British imperial rule of law and its relationship to colonial difference. The ideal of impartial legality within the British Empire was embodied in a supreme right of appeal to ... More


Appointments to the Supreme Court

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the appointments of twelve justices during Aharon Barak’s eleven-year tenure as chief justice. Eleven of these candidates were proposed by the court itself. Only one candidate, ... More


The Bar and the Bench 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0073
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the suspension of five distinguished lawyers by the Supreme Court Bar Association on the grounds of making 'irresponsible' allegations against Justice Madan Mohan Punchhi in a ... More


Changes in Appointments to the Supreme Court

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter looks at the changes in the appointments of justices to the Supreme Court and the lower courts. As the number of vacancies on the bench grew and public approval of Aharon Barak’s court ... More


Snail-Paced Justice

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter briefly details the crisis faced by the court. The Judicial Selection Committee was rendered dysfunctional by the dispute between minister of justice Tzipi Livni and chief justice Aharon ... More


The Interpretation of UK Domestic Legislation in the Light of the European Convention on Human Rights Jurisprudence

Mary Arden

in Human Rights and European Law: Building New Legal Orders

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728573
eISBN:
9780191795411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728573.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines how the jurisprudence on the European Convention on Human Rights—which is a combination of the case laws of the Strasbourg Court and the United Kingdom courts on Convention ... More


The Caribbean Court of Justice: A Regional Integration and Postcolonial Court

Salvatore Caserta and Mikael Rask Madsen

in International Court Authority

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198795582
eISBN:
9780191836909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795582.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter analyzes the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), the creation of which was regarded as the culmination of the Caribbean’s long and protracted process toward independence from its former ... More


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