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The common law system in America

F. A. R. Bennion

in Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564101
eISBN:
9780191705465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564101.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The common law world has one system of statutory interpretation, though some in the United States think constitutional enactments should be construed differently. A written constitution is incomplete ... More


A Transatlantic Comparison

Tom Zwart

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter approaches the role of the Appellate Committee from a U.S. perspective, focusing on their operating systems, i.e., the conditions that directly determine the operation of both courts ... More


Childbirth and the Law

John Seymour

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264682
eISBN:
9780191682759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264682.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book examines aspects of English, United States, Canadian, and Australian law as it applies to the fetus, the pregnant woman, and the doctor or midwife who provides antenatal and perinatal care. ... More


Razas no gratas” and the Color Bar at the Border

Julian Lim

in Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635491
eISBN:
9781469635507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635491.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the hardening of the border during the 1920s and 1930s, and the more expansive racially restrictive immigration regimes that developed from both sides of the border. As the ... More


Good Faith in Contract Performance

E Allan Farnsworth

in Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265788
eISBN:
9780191682964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265788.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter identifies the great variety of situations in which the issue of good faith in contract performance arises in United States law. It traces the historical origins of the good faith ... More


Legal Intervention when a Fetus is Threatened or Harmed

John Seymour

in Childbirth and the Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264682
eISBN:
9780191682759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264682.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines how the law in the United States, Canada, and England has responded to parental behaviour which threatens the welfare of a fetus or causes it harm. The aim of the various legal ... More


“Hunting for Chinamen”

Julian Lim

in Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635491
eISBN:
9781469635507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635491.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Through a close, on-the-ground reading of U.S. immigration records and newspaper accounts, this chapter shows how Chinese immigrants repeatedly improvised new cross-racial strategies to gain entry ... More


Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

James Meese

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

How should we think about authorship, use and piracy in an era of media convergence? How does the growing focus on amateur creativity impact on existing legal and cultural understandings of around ... More


Democracy and Distrust in International Law: The Procedural Democracy Doctrine and the Standard of Review Used by International Courts and Tribunals

Benedikt Pirker

in Deference in International Courts and Tribunals: Standard of Review and Margin of Appreciation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198716945
eISBN:
9780191785627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716945.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Chapter 4 proposes Ely’s procedural democracy doctrine as a possible approach to justifying and evaluating the legitimacy of different standards of review used by international courts and tribunals ... More


Involuntary Competence in United States Criminal Law

Stephen J Morse

in Fitness to Plead: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198788478
eISBN:
9780191830341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788478.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explores all the stages in the United States criminal justice process in which a defendant or prisoner may become incompetent and a potential candidate for involuntary treatment to ... More


The New Federal Arbitration Law

Julius Henry Cohen and Kenneth Dayton

in Discussions in Dispute Resolution: The Foundational Articles

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197513248
eISBN:
9780197513279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197513248.003.0041
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This article focuses on the federal arbitration law. On February 12, 1925, President Calvin Coolidge signed the United States Arbitration Law, which became effective on January 1, 1926. This act ... More


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