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Roman Quasi-delicts and Scots Law☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Roman quasi-delicts were penal actions generally involving strict liability but their penal nature has not always been recognised in discussion of their possible reception into Scots law. Scots ... More


The Actio de Posito Reconsidered☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The action de posito (vel suspenso) is found among the Roman quasi-delicts and imposed liability on someone who had something placed on a building in a dangerous position. It appears along with the ... More


Legal Rules for Recovery

Jessica W. Berg, Paul S. Appelbaum, Charles W. Lidz, and Lisa S. Parker

in Informed Consent: Legal Theory and Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195126778
eISBN:
9780197561386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195126778.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Medical Ethics

This chapter deals with the legal theory and procedural framework under which patients can obtain redress for their injuries resulting from treatment administered in the absence of informed ... More


The new architecture of enforcement

Joe McGrath

in Corporate and white-collar crime in Ireland: A new architecture of regulatory enforcement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090660
eISBN:
9781781708378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090660.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The sixth chapter of this thesis shows how new sentiments regarding corporate wrongdoing translated into institutional changes and changes in the content and scope of company law. It is shown that ... More


Punishment*

Kent Greenawalt

in From the Bottom Up: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199756162
eISBN:
9780190608897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756162.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

“Punishment” concentrates on specific questions about what the law should provide. It explores a number of bases claimed to justify criminal penalties. A notable division exists between the idea that ... More


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