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On Clean, Soiled, and Spattered Hands

Irit Samet

in Equity: Conscience Goes to Market

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198766773
eISBN:
9780191821042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766773.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the clean hands doctrine, according to which a claimant who knocks on the court’s door with a hand tainted by illegality or immorality will not be given her day in court. ... More


Variations on Equity and Related Concepts

Catharine Titi

in The Function of Equity in International Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198868002
eISBN:
9780191904608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868002.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter analyses variations on equity and related concepts that originate in equity. In particular, it studies equality, reasonableness, estoppel, acquiescence, good faith, unjust enrichment, the ... More


Equity: Conscience Goes to Market

Irit Samet

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198766773
eISBN:
9780191821042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766773.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The Law of Equity is a unique junction where doctrinal private law, moral theory, and social perceptions of justice meet. This book explores the general principles that underlie Equity’s intervention ... More


Conclusion

Irit Samet

in Equity: Conscience Goes to Market

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198766773
eISBN:
9780191821042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766773.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In this concluding chapter I discuss some findings from the analysis of three of Equity’s fundamental doctrines we explored: fiduciary law, proprietary estoppel, and clean hands. I wish to highlight ... More


The Function of Equity in International Law

Catharine Titi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198868002
eISBN:
9780191904608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868002.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

A principle with a long pedigree, equity has been present in legal thought and in municipal legal systems since antiquity. Introduced in international legal decisions through claims commissions and ... More


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