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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.


Implementing the Community Environmental Liability Directive: Genetically Modified Organisms and the Problem of Unknown Risk

Christopher Rodgers

in The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter assesses the role for environmental liability in the context of the GMOs, with emphasis on the provisions of the Community Environmental Liability Directive. It commences with ... More


Insurance and the Law of Obligations

Rob Merkin and Jenny Steele

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645749
eISBN:
9780191747823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645749.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Aims to fill a significant gap in the general understanding of the law of obligations, by focusing on the place of insurance within it. Argues that the majority of academic obligations lawyers have ... More


The Governance of Close Corporations and Partnerships: US and European Perspectives

Joseph A. McCahery, Theo Raaijmakers, and Erik P. M. Vermeulen (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264353
eISBN:
9780191718496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264353.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book focuses upon the processes by which new business organization forms have developed in the US, UK, and continental Europe. Part I addresses the theoretical developments in partnership and ... More


What A Waste: Outsourcing and how it goes wrong

Andrew Bowman, Ismail Ertürk, Julie Froud, Colin Haslam, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Michael Moran, and Karel Williams

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099526
eISBN:
9781526103949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Outsourcing-contracting out the delivery of public services to private providers-is a political revolution in the way the economy is governed. This book combines follow the money research and ... 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


The Ethics of War: Essays

Saba Bazargan and Samuel C. Rickless (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199376148
eISBN:
9780199376162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376148.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Some of the most basic assumptions of Just War theory have been dismantled in a barrage of criticism and analysis in the first dozen years of the twenty-first century. The Ethics of War continues and ... More


General Introduction

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to investigate how the law implementing two EC directives–the Product Liability Directive of 1985 and the Consumer ... More


The Creation and Maintenance of the EEC Directive on Liability for Defective Products and the Process of its Implementation in the UK and France

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter looks in turn at the background to the Product Liability Directive and the key decisions of the European Court of Justice in 2002, which declared that its purpose was to effect ‘complete ... More


The Patterns of Liability

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter attempts to explain how implementation of the Product Liability Directive has affected the patterns of liability within French and English law. It does so under three main headings ... More


The Consumer Guarantees Directive and its Implementation in French and English Law

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The second European directive that impacts significantly on liability for products is the Directive on certain aspects of the sale of consumer goods and associated guarantees enacted in May 1999, ... More


General Conclusion

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter offers more general conclusions to the work as a whole in terms of the relationships between the broad bodies of law under consideration and any lessons to be drawn for the harmonisation ... More


Liability For Immovable Objects

Cees Van Dam

in European Tort Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672264
eISBN:
9780191751288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672264.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, EU Law

This chapter examines liability for immovable objects, which concerns damage caused on premises, grounds, and roads. It considers events such as falling roof-tiles, collapsing buildings, and unsafe ... More


Introduction: Insurance in the Law of Obligations

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/9780199645749.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Sets out the aims of the book, arguing that the operation of insurance lies at the core of obligations law in both conceptual and practical terms. Explores significant obstacles to this ... 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


Constitutional Foundations and the Design of the Austrian Liability of Public Bodies Act

Stefan Storr, Kathrin Bayer, Daniela Bereiter, and Luca Mischensky

in Tort Liability of Public Authorities in European Laws

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198867555
eISBN:
9780191904325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867555.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Similarly to other legal systems of continental Europe, the Austrian system has what may be regarded as a general principle of damages liability, although it does not have a wholly separate body of ... More


Can States Be Corporately Liable to Attack in War?

François Tanguay-Renaud

in The Ethics of War: Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199376148
eISBN:
9780199376162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376148.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

In this essay, Tanguay-Renaud challenges the radical methodological individualism that currently prevails in Just War theory. Using Philip Pettit and Christian List’s recent work on corporate ... More


April 2001: Tales from Abroad

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Two matters are discussed, a case from South Africa and a report from Australia. In Jooste v Botha 2000 (2) SA 199 a claim for damages lack of parental love was rejected and the constitutional point ... More


Nature and Causes of Variation

Susan J. Mazer and John Damuth

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The field of evolutionary ecology is at its core the study of variation within individuals, among individuals, among populations, and among species. For several reasons, evolutionary ecologists ... More


Desegregation Policy and the Law

David J. Armor

in Forced Justice: School Desegregation and the Law

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090123
eISBN:
9780197560624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090123.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

Between the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954 and Supreme Court decisions in 1991 and 1992, civil rights laws and policies, especially those affecting schools, have undergone ... More


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