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Searching for Justice After the Holocaust: Fulfilling the Terezin Declaration and Immovable Property Restitution

Michael J. Bazyler, Kathryn Lee Boyd, Kristen L. Nelson, and Rajika L. Shah

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190923068
eISBN:
9780190923099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923068.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

The Nazis and their cohorts stole mercilessly from the Jews of Europe. In the aftermath of the Holocaust, returning survivors had to navigate unclear and hostile legal paths to recover their stolen ... More


Subrogation

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/9780199645749.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Explains the hidden significance of insurer subrogation for the law of obligations, explores its operation, and identifies how it may best be controlled. Argues that broadly contractual analysis ... More


Restitution Claims for Wrongful Enslavement and the Doctrine of the Master’s Good Faith

Robert Westley

in The Construction of Whiteness: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and the Meaning of a White Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805553
eISBN:
9781496805591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805553.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins with the suggestion made by Judge Posner in his opinion for the majority in the case of In re African-American Slave Descendants Litigation to the effect that the injuries exacted ... More


The Ayodhya Dispute: Law’s Imagination and the Functions of the Status Quo

Deepak Mehta

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyses the Babri Masjid-Ramjanmabhumi controversy by focusing on the legal and administrative literature through which the Ayodhya dispute acquires a life in law. The law in relation ... More


The Restitution Service: The Creation of a Republican Bureaucracy

Shannon L. Fogg

in Stealing Home: Looting, Restitution, and Reconstructing Jewish Lives in France, 1942-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787129
eISBN:
9780191829192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787129.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The creation of the Restitution Service of the Goods of the Victims of Despoilment Laws and Measures in 1945 was an impatiently awaited key step in the physical reconstruction of homes that had been ... More


Germany

Michael J. Bazyler, Kathryn Lee Boyd, Kristen L. Nelson, and Rajika L. Shah

in Searching for Justice After the Holocaust: Fulfilling the Terezin Declaration and Immovable Property Restitution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190923068
eISBN:
9780190923099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923068.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

Within months of becoming Chancellor in 1933, Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party began to implement legal and extralegal measures to dispossess German Jews of their civil rights and their property. ... More


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