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Civil and Political Justice

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Having argued, in Ch. 2, that there are universal moral values, the next logical step is to ask what these universal moral values are; this question is pursued in Chs 3 and 4, which consider ... More


Introduction

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Describes the aims, approaches, and structure of the book. The basic issue addressed is the political principles that should govern global politics, and to analyse this the book posits six sets of ... More


How Law Works

Ross Cranston

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199292073
eISBN:
9780191700699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292073.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Access to justice, equality before the law, and the rule of law are three fundamental values underpinning the civil justice system. This book examines these values and ... More


Restorative Justice for Acquaintance Rape and Misdemeanor Sex Crimes

Mary P. Koss

in Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Chapter Abstract: Problems in the criminal justice system response to date-acquaintance rape and misdemeanor sex crimes include (a) they are erroneously viewed as minor; (b) ... More


Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Adrian Zuckerman (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

A sense of crisis in the administration of civil justice is present in many countries. Delays and high costs render access to the civil courts either useless or prohibitively expensive or both. The ... More


Civil Procedure and EU Law: A Policy Area Uncovered

Eva Storskrubb

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533176
eISBN:
9780191714504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533176.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The regulation of cross border civil and commercial litigation is a burgeoning EU policy area. Legislative measures and other initiatives now provide a framework for the regulation of cross border ... More


Justice in Crisis: Comparative Dimensions of Civil Procedure

Adrian A. S. Zuckerman

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

All systems of procedure seek to do justice. Different systems of procedure employ different methods for achieving this goal. Whether the differences between systems are small or great, a comparison ... More


TRANSPARENCY THROUGH INSURANCE: MANDATES DOMINATE DISCRETION

Tom Baker

in Confidentiality, Transparency, and the U.S. Civil Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199914333
eISBN:
9780199980185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914333.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes how liability insurance has contributed to the transparency of the civil justice system. It makes three main points. First, much of what we know about the empirics of the civil ... More


Procedure

Ross Cranston

in How Law Works

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199292073
eISBN:
9780191700699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292073.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter describes the implications of the Lord Woolf reforms for settlements, a less adversarial culture and the cost of litigation. In ... More


The Portuguese System of Civil Procedure

Maria Manuel Leitãao Marques, Conceição Gomes, and João Pedroso

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter begins with a description of the Portuguese system of civil procedure. It then discusses the problems of civil justice, reforms in the civil jurisdiction, and alternative modes of ... More


Civil Justice Reform: Access, Cost, and Delay. The French Perspective

Loïc Cadiet

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

For many years, French justice, like all other systems, has faced the dramatic consequences of the exploding volume of litigation. The long delays and high costs which this explosion causes are, to a ... More


Small Claims

James E. Shaw

in The Justice of Venice: Authorities and Liberties in the Urban Economy, 1550-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263778
eISBN:
9780191734823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263778.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

While criminal justice emphasizes the role of law as an instrument of control, the study of civil justice presents an alternative view of the law as a resource. The criminal branch of the Giustizia ... More


The Justice of Venice: Authorities and Liberties in the Urban Economy, 1550-1700

James E Shaw

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263778
eISBN:
9780191734823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263778.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The rulers of Venice prided themselves on their unique brand of justice, which was a source of both ridicule and admiration for foreign commentators. This book uncovers what this special justice ... More


Civil Justice in Spain: Present and Future. Access, Cost, and Duration

Ignacio Díes-Picazo Giménez

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter begins with a description of the characteristics of Spanish civil procedure. It then discusses the Spanish hierarchy of the courts, sources of civil procedural law, the basic Spanish ... More


Preparing Germany for the Twenty-First Century †: The Reform of the Code of Civil Procedure

Giesela Rühl

in Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The number and diversity of the recently enacted laws have resulted in confusion about the state of German civil procedure today. This chapter gives an overview of the most important changes. It ... More


Civil Justice Reform in Australia

G. L. Davies

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The present system of dispute resolution in Australia cannot cope with the increase in the number and classes of litigants and in the complexity of litigation. The system is too labour intensive for ... More


Privatising Civil Justice and the Day in Court

Rainer Kulms

in Mediation: Principles and Regulation in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653485
eISBN:
9780191758270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653485.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

Courts step in when private ordering breaks down. Litigation strategies maximise the parties' utilities, but ignore negative externalities. There is a growing awareness that it is sub-optimal to ... More


TO THE EXTENT THAT PARTICIPATION IS A MEASURE OF SUCCESS: TRANSPARENCY IN THE SEPTEMBER 11TH VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND

Robert Reville and Jeremiah Goulka

in Confidentiality, Transparency, and the U.S. Civil Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199914333
eISBN:
9780199980185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914333.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter investigates options and tensions in the implementation of transparency policy through a case study of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), a federally funded ... More


The Proportionality Principle and the Amount In Controversy

Peter B. Rutledge

in The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300175219
eISBN:
9780300195071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175219.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Focusing on the matters of pleading and discovery, this chapter proposes to invigorate the proportionality principle; that is, the discovery costs should be proportional to the amount in controversy. ... More


Conclusion: In Pursuit of Civil Justice

Steven P. Croley

in Civil Justice Reconsidered: Toward a Less Costly, More Accessible Litigation System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479855001
eISBN:
9781479881581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855001.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The conclusion of the book wraps up by reiterating overarching themes. It observes again that the influential critique of the civil litigation system, while not compelling, rightly emphasizes the ... More


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