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Regulated lives

Sheila Riddell, Stephen Baron, and Alastair Wilson

in The Learning Society and people with learning difficulties

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342232
eISBN:
9781447303886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342232.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter brings together the themes of the previous eight chapters in order to offer an interpretation of the life situations of the people with learning difficulties that have been studied. It ... More


Definition and Valuation of Environmental Damage: The Contribution of the Scottish Legal System

Donald Reid

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter addresses the question of what environmental damage is and how far the law of Scotland recognizes the concept at all. It considers the part played by the ‘common law’ of Scotland and the ... More


Trusts without Equity

Paolo Panico

in International Trust Laws

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754220
eISBN:
9780191927652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754220.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Trusts

The focus is intentionally on ‘jurisdictions that do not know equity’ but have statutory or judicial mechanisms to enforce trusts, either foreign trusts or home-grown arrangements. ‘Jurisdictions ... More


Introduction: The Supreme Court’s Place in UK Politics

Chris Hanretty

in A Court of Specialists: Judicial Behavior on the UK Supreme Court

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197509234
eISBN:
9780197509265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509234.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Public International Law

This chapter introduces readers to the UK Supreme Court by describing two cases heard by the court: one case that almost no readers will have heard of, and that involved public access to land; and ... More


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