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The King's/Queen's Bench Division

Patrick Polden

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the problems of the King's and Queen' Bench Division in the 19th century. It then discusses pre-trial proceedings, the trial of civil actions, the Assizes, ... More


Market Abuse Deterrence Under a Civil Liability Regime

EMILIOS AVGOULEAS

in The Mechanics and Regulation of Market Abuse: A Legal and Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244522
eISBN:
9780191715105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244522.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter discusses the deterrent force of private enforcement in cases of insider dealing and market manipulation. Private enforcement in the present context means actions in damages by investors ... More


CIVIL PROCEDURE

Neil Andrews

in English Private Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661770
eISBN:
9780191778612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661770.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter first discusses the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR) and the sources of English civil procedure. It then covers the stages in the course of a civil action; commencement of proceedings; ... More


Pre-Trial Processes

Keith Hawkins

in Law as Last Resort: Prosecution Decision-Making in a Regulatory Agency

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243891
eISBN:
9780191714184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243891.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Prosecution must be seen as the culmination of a series of screening determinations made about the fate of a case in a serial decision-making system in which decisions are not simply reactions to ... More


Introduction: Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence in Conflicts

Deborah Avant, Marie E. Berry, Erica Chenoweth, Rachel Epstein, Cullen Hendrix, Oliver Kaplan, and Timothy Sisk

in Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056896
eISBN:
9780190056933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056896.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the concept of civil action. Beginning with an explanation of its roots in the literature on civility, it moves on to demonstrate how civil action fits logically with analyses ... More


Conclusion

Deborah Avant, Erica Chenoweth, Rachel Epstein, and Cullen Hendrix

in Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056896
eISBN:
9780190056933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056896.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter synthesizes what we have learned from our case studies about civil action and how it intersects with various ongoing concerns in the field. It begins by offering a series of propositions ... More


Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence

Deborah Avant, Marie Berry, Erica Chenoweth, Rachel Epstein, Cullen Hendrix, Oliver Kaplan, and Timothy Sisk (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056896
eISBN:
9780190056933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056896.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Many view civil wars as violent contests between armed combatants. But history shows that community groups, businesses, NGOs, local governments, and even armed groups can respond to war by engaging ... More


Northern Kenya: Civil and Uncivil Action under Conditions of State Fragility

Fletcher D. Cox

in Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056896
eISBN:
9780190056933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056896.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 presents a critical microlevel case study of civil action in an underanalyzed conflict in Northern Kenya—the Samburu-Turkana Range War. Evidence from the case indicates that civil and ... More


General Introduction

G. H. Treitel

in Remedies for Breach of Contract: A Comparative Account

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255000
eISBN:
9780191681554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255000.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the courses of action open to a party who is aggrieved by the other party's failure to perform a contract. It then discusses judicial remedies ... More


Civil Action and the Microdynamics of Violence during the Bosnian War

Marie E. Berry

in Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056896
eISBN:
9780190056933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056896.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The war Bosnia and Herzegovina, between 1992 and 1995, was characterized by vastly different levels of violence across the country. The chapter examines the way in which civil action shaped the ... More


Legislative Reform: 2000 through 2012

Carol E. Jordan

in Violence against Women in Kentucky: A History of U.S. and State Legislative Reform

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144917
eISBN:
9780813144924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144917.003.0010
Subject:
History, Family History

Chapter 9 outlines the legislative reforms that took place in Kentucky from 2000 through 2012. It begins by describing the events that held the attention of the Commonwealth’s citizens during the ... More


The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender, and Tort Law

Martha Chamallas and Jennifer B. Wriggins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716762
eISBN:
9780814790069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716762.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Tort law is the body of law governing negligence, intentional misconduct, and other wrongful acts for which civil actions can be brought. The conventional wisdom is that the rules, concepts, and ... More


Civil Action against ETA Terrorism in Basque Country

Javier Argomaniz

in Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056896
eISBN:
9780190056933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056896.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This study presented in this chapter explores how local and regional authorities, peace organizations, civic groups, and victims’ associations challenged and ultimately delegitimized political ... More


Limitation Periods and Laches

Graham Virgo

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198726388
eISBN:
9780191793271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726388.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

Most civil actions, for reasons of public policy, are subject to a time bar the effect of which is that, once a particular period of time has passed, the defendant can no longer be sued on that ... More


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