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Taming the System: The Control of Discretion in Criminal Justice, 1950–1990

Samuel Walker

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078206
eISBN:
9780199854202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078206.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Since the American Bar Foundation Survey of the Administration of Criminal Justice (1953–69) “discovered” the phenomenon of discretion in criminal justice, it has become something of a truism that ... More


Capital Market Liberalization: The Arguments For and Against

Joseph E. Stiglitz, José Antonio Ocampo, Shari Spiegel, Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, and Deepak Nayyar

in Stability with Growth: Macroeconomics, Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288144
eISBN:
9780191603884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288143.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Although there is now a general recognition that capital market liberalization failed to help developing countries achieve economic growth and stability, the important question remains of why the ... More


The Two Bail Reform Movements

Samuel Walker

in Taming the System: The Control of Discretion in Criminal Justice, 1950–1990

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078206
eISBN:
9780199854202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078206.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Two bail reform movements are presented in this chapter. The first concerns the national bail reform movement that emerged in the 1960s, emphasizing justice for the poor and seeking to reduce ... More


Concluding Remarks on Roman Litigation

ERNEST METZGER

in Litigation in Roman Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298557
eISBN:
9780191707520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298557.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book reconstructs the rules of litigation and civil procedure in Rome during the classical period based on three sources: the Praetor's edict on vadimonium or bail, the formula used in the ... More


Crystal structures

Erich H. Kisi and Christopher J. Howard

in Applications of Neutron Powder Diffraction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198515944
eISBN:
9780191705663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515944.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Neutron powder diffraction finds extensive application in the solution, and more particularly, the refinement, of crystal structures. This chapter reviews the tools (space group symmetry, ... More


Cyprus

Costas Simitis

in The European debt crisis: The Greek case

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719095795
eISBN:
9781781707005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095795.003.0030
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter discusses the causes of the Cypriot crisis and circumstances of its bailout by the EU and the IMF. It is argued that the excesses of the Cypriot banking system had been largely ... More


PROCEDURE: Implicit Proportionality Limits on Police Powers and Defendant Rights

E. Thomas Sullivan and Richard S. Frase

in Proportionality Principles in American Law: Controlling Excessive Government Actions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195324938
eISBN:
9780199869411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324938.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the many examples of constitutional and subconstitutional criminal procedure rules incorporating ends-benefits and/or alternative-means proportionality principles. The ... More


Interrogation of Soeur Jacqueline De Sainte Euphémie (Pascal), Subprioress and Novice Mistress

in A Rule for Children and Other Writings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226648316
eISBN:
9780226648347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648347.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The ecclesiastical interrogation of the Port–Royal nuns took place in two sessions in the summer of 1661: June 26–29, under the direction of Monsieur Louis Bail alone, and July 11–26, under the joint ... More


Interrogation Methods and the Eighth Amendment

Amos N. Guiora

in Constitutional Limits on Coercive Interrogation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195340310
eISBN:
9780199867226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340310.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Although addressing the Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive bail and cruel and unusual punishment can seem out of place in a discussion of interrogation, there is an important relationship ... More


Analytics of Financial Fragility of Banks

Assaf Razin

in Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Depository institutions, including banks, investment banks, hedge funds, and so forth, are inherently unstable because they have a mismatch in maturity between the term structure of assets and ... More


Introduction

Peter H. Reid

in Every Hill a Burial Place: The Peace Corps Murder Trial in East Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179988
eISBN:
9780813179995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179988.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

When John Oliver takes his secondary school class on a field trip to court in Mwanza, Tanzania, he is startled to hear the case Republic of Tanzania vs. Bill Kinsey announced. Kinsey, a fellow Peace ... More


Extracting integrated intensities from powder diffraction patterns

William I.F. David and Devinderjit S.Sivia

in Structure Determination from Powder Diffraction Data

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205530
eISBN:
9780191718076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205530.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter deals with the theoretical aspects of extracting integrated intensities from a powder diffraction pattern and with the ancillary issue of space group determination. Two principal methods ... More


The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

David Clark and Gerard McCoy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This book on habeas corpus throughout the Commonwealth explores the theme of the fortunes of the writ and the conditions under which it has either flourished or waned. Drawing upon a wide range of ... More


Undertrials and Videoconferencing

A.G. Noorani and South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre

in Challenges to Civil Rights Guarantees in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074144
eISBN:
9780199080823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074144.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In India, there are many prisoners who have never been convicted of any crime and are simply awaiting or undergoing trial. These so-called undertrials are estimated at around 70 per cent of India's ... More


The Major Methods of Deportation

Daniel Kanstroom

in Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199742721
eISBN:
9780199950348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742721.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter examines the complex and multi-faceted methods of deportation and considers the relationship between goals and methods. Many procedures have been standardized, involving a charging ... More


Bail

ERNEST METZGER

in Litigation in Roman Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298557
eISBN:
9780191707520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298557.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter briefly introduces the contract by which a person makes a promise to appear: vadimonium or bail. ‘Praetorian stipulations’ were used by magistrates in Rome during the classical period ... More


Bail in Cicero

ERNEST METZGER

in Litigation in Roman Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298557
eISBN:
9780191707520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298557.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The idea that civil lawsuits were begun with a contract was based on an error, but the idea is still a fixture of every modern account of civil procedure in Rome during the classical period. ... More


Bail in Herculaneum and Puteoli

ERNEST METZGER

in Litigation in Roman Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298557
eISBN:
9780191707520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298557.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the epigraphic evidence that supports the existence of a practice of introducing civil lawsuits by vadimonium (bail) in Rome during the classical period. The first useful ... More


How Cases are Postponed

ERNEST METZGER

in Litigation in Roman Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298557
eISBN:
9780191707520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298557.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

If the vadimonium (bail) documents are records of judicial vadimonia, they would serve as evidence that the parties in a lawsuit performed as they were ordered to perform. Both the plaintiff and the ... More


Returning after a Postponement

ERNEST METZGER

in Litigation in Roman Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298557
eISBN:
9780191707520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298557.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses the participation of the magistrate in the postponement of a case in classical Rome, focusing on the day to which the postponement is made. It is argued that, just as with the ... More


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