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Globalization of Freedom of Contract

Martin Shapiro

in On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256488
eISBN:
9780191600234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256489.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The two papers in Ch. 5 examine how lawyers and law professors, operating in private arenas, successfully revived a pre-modern legal system, the Lex Mercatoria – the international body of trade law ... More


Is India a Sustainable Dream?

Kshama V. Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

in India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072614
eISBN:
9780199081592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072614.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter evaluates India's chances of achieving an economic growth rate of more than nine percent under its Eleventh Five-Year Plan. While the Indian economy is going through its most remarkable ... More


Commercial Law 1

Andrew Bell

in Principles of French Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199541393
eISBN:
9780191701221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541393.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

‘Commercial law’ is often used in a loose, broad sense, equivalent to ‘business law’, embracing not only the law of commercial transactions but also other topics, such as company law. In French law, ... More


‘Drawing Near the Fastness?’:The Failed US Experiment in Unincorporated Business Entity Reform

ALLAN WALKER VESTAL

in The Governance of Close Corporations and Partnerships: US and European Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264353
eISBN:
9780191718496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264353.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the accomplishments of the decade-long reform of unincorporated law. It identifies three essential features involved in the US experience. It argues that norm entrepreneurs ... More


Introduction

Marius Emberland

in The Human Rights of Companies: Exploring the Structure of ECHR Protection

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199289837
eISBN:
9780191700545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289837.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book investigates the ways in which human rights articulate with business law and practice, adopting as a facilitatory starting point approaches to the issue common in international law and ... More


The Many Modern Sources of Business Law

Colleen Honigsberg and Robert J. Jackson

in The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599403
eISBN:
9780226599540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599540.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

For many of our most innovative companies, corporate law is difficult to define. These companies—whose profits flow in part from regulatory arbitrage—are subject to a complex framework of state, ... More


Neurointerventions and Business Law: On the Legal and Moral Issues of Neurotechnology in Business and How They Differ From the Criminal Law Context

Patrick D. Hopkins and Harvey L. Fiser

in Neurointerventions and the Law: Regulating Human Mental Capacity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190651145
eISBN:
9780190651169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651145.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Neurointerventions of various sorts open up options that law can have a hard time dealing with. While the effects of neurotechnology on criminal law have been extensively investigated, the effects on ... More


Business as Usual?: The Roberts Court and Environmental Law

Jonathan H. Adler

in Business and the Roberts Court

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199859344
eISBN:
9780190620929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859344.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter in Business and the Roberts Court examines the Roberts Court’s approach to environmental cases. Overall, business interests have won more cases than they have lost in the Roberts Court. ... More


MGU 2008–18: The Law School and Other Reforms

Jeremy Breaden and Roger Goodman

in Family-Run Universities in Japan: Sources of Inbuilt Resilience in the Face of Demographic Pressure, 1992-2030

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863496
eISBN:
9780191895869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863496.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This chapter continues the ethnographic account of the private university known as ‘MGU’ introduced in the previous chapter. It starts by explaining the most major reform project undertaken at MGU in ... More


The Structure of Regulatory Competition: Corporations and Public Policies in a Global Economy

Dale D. Murphy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216512
eISBN:
9780191696008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216512.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In order to understand international economic regulations, it is essential to understand the variation in competing corporations' interests. Political science theories have neglected the role of ... More


Introduction: In Search of the Probusiness Court

Jonathan H. Adler

in Business and the Roberts Court

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199859344
eISBN:
9780190620929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859344.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Supreme Court under Chief Justice Roberts is often described as a “probusiness” court, favoring the interests of business groups and large corporations over those of consumers, workers, and the ... More


Regulation, Welfare, and the Rise of Environmental Law

Lawrence M. Friedman

in A History of American Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190070885
eISBN:
9780190070922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070885.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses changes in American law in the twentieth century covering land use, environmental law, intellectual property, regulation of business, and business law. The twentieth century ... More


Advocacy Matters: Transforming the Court by Transforming the Bar

Richard J. Lazarus

in Business and the Roberts Court

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199859344
eISBN:
9780190620929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859344.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter in Business and the Roberts Court documents the emergence of a highly specialized, elite Supreme Court bar that disproportionately represents business interests. The Court grants the ... More


Business, the Roberts Court, and the Solicitor General: A Further Exploration

Bradley W. Joondeph

in Business and the Roberts Court

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199859344
eISBN:
9780190620929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859344.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter in Business and the Roberts Court provides an empirical analysis of the Roberts Court’s decisions in business-related cases exploring whether there is an identifiable “probusiness” ... More


Is the Roberts Court Business Friendly?: Is the Pope Catholic?

J. Mitchell Pickerill

in Business and the Roberts Court

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199859344
eISBN:
9780190620929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859344.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter in Business and the Roberts Court provides an empirical analysis of the Roberts Court’s decisions in business-related cases in comparison to its predecessors. At an aggregate level, the ... More


In the Business of Free Speech: The Roberts Court and Citizens United

Joel M. Gora

in Business and the Roberts Court

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199859344
eISBN:
9780190620929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859344.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

No case concerning corporations has attracted more attention or prompted more debate than Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. While controversial, Citizens United may not be evidence of a ... More


Law Viewed Through the Lens of Neurointerventions

Nicole A Vincent, Thomas Nadelhoffer, and Allan McCay

in Neurointerventions and the Law: Regulating Human Mental Capacity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190651145
eISBN:
9780190651169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651145.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

The development of modern diagnostic neuroimaging techniques led to discoveries about the human brain and mind that helped give rise to the field of neurolaw. This new interdisciplinary field has led ... More


Neurointerventions and the Law: Regulating Human Mental Capacity

Nicole A Vincent, Thomas Nadelhoffer, and Allan McCay (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190651145
eISBN:
9780190651169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651145.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This volume makes a contribution to the field of neurolaw by investigating issues raised by the development, use, and regulation of neurointerventions. The broad range of topics covered in these ... More


Preemption Doctrine in the Roberts Court: Constitutional Dual Federalism by Another Name?

Roderick M. Hills

in Business and the Roberts Court

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199859344
eISBN:
9780190620929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859344.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter in Business and the Roberts Court examines the Court’s preemption decisions. These decisions do not consistently favor business interests and seem to follow a traditional script of dual ... More


Business and the Roberts Court

Jonathan H. Adler (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199859344
eISBN:
9780190620929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859344.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Supreme Court under Chief Justice Roberts is often described as a “probusiness” court, favoring the interests of business groups and large corporations over those of consumers, workers, and the ... More


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