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Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict

William Boothby

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199569946
eISBN:
9780191705250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569946.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book is about the law of armed conflict governing the use of weapons. It interprets these rules and discusses the factors influencing future developments in weapons law. After relating the ... More


Choice‐of‐Law Principles

Erin A. O'Hara and Larry E. Ribstein

in The Law Market

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195312898
eISBN:
9780199871025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312898.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the legal treatment of choice of law to illustrate one important function of choice-of-law clauses: predictability. Without these clauses, the parties must rely on a morass of ... More


Islands of Transnational Governance

Alec Stone Sweet

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:
10.1093/0199256489.003.0010
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


Private International Law

William Cornish, Michael Lobban, and Keith Smith

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/9780199258819.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter outlines the emergence of the conflict of laws or private international law, as a distinct discipline within English municipal law; but one that cannot be severed from either the spread ... More


A Federal Choice‐of‐Law Statute

Erin A. O'Hara and Larry E. Ribstein

in The Law Market

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195312898
eISBN:
9780199871025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312898.003.00010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter proposes a way to preserve the benefits of the law market while eliminating some of the impediments to its efficient operation: a federal statute that compels states to enforce ... More


Introduction

Erin A. O'Hara and Larry E. Ribstein

in The Law Market

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195312898
eISBN:
9780199871025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312898.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces the concept of the market for law that the book will explore in detail. It describes the relationship between this market and the field of law called “conflict of laws.” ... More


F. A. Mann (1907–1991)

Lawrence Collins

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Francis A. Mann was a solicitor in full-time practice who nevertheless had a more profound influence on the development of modern English case law than almost any academic writer. A discussion on ... More


Kurt Lipstein (1909–)

Christopher Forsyth

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter reviews the work and influence of Kurt Lipstein, starting with his major work on Roman law. Lipstein's early interest in Roman law is not without its enduring significance. It is more ... More


Integration and Diversity: The Conflict of Laws as a Regulatory Tool

Horatia Muir Watt

in The Institutional Framework of European Private Law

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199296040
eISBN:
9780191700743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296040.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law

In achieving European integration, both private law and public law should entail coming up with and imposing new tools for multi-level governance and the implementation of suitable regulatory ... More


Summary and Implications

Erin A. O'Hara and Larry E. Ribstein

in The Law Market

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195312898
eISBN:
9780199871025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312898.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The final chapter includes thoughts on some of the broader implications of the book. The law market can change one's view of regulation. What really matters to whether regulations are binding is not ... More


Choice of CESL and Conflict of Laws

Gerhard Dannemann

in The Common European Sales Law in Context: Interactions with English and German Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199678907
eISBN:
9780191758157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678907.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter examines the interactions between the proposed Common European Sales Law (CESL) and domestic and other European law. It first discusses general issues relating to the application of the ... More


International Relations

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses Japanese law on international relations. Topics covered include the Nationality Law, the status of aliens, foreign exchange and foreign trade law, rules on the conflict of ... More


Otto Kahn-Freund (1900–1979)

Mark Freedland

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Otto Kahn-Freund was an émigré legal scholar whose contribution to the scholarship of labour law was an entirely singular one. By the 1970s, he was rightly regarded as the doyen of labour law studies ... More


Exit and the American Illness

Erin O'Hara O'Connor and Larry E. Ribstein

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/9780300175219.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the ways in which exit from undesirable laws could occur. It also discusses the process of jurisdictional choice and conflict of laws, the traditional approaches used to ... More


The Applicability of the jus in bello to Cyber Operations

Marco Roscini

in Cyber Operations and the Use of Force in International Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199655014
eISBN:
9780191747991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655014.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The purpose of this Chapter is to establish when the law of armed conflict applies to cyber operations. As conventional jus in bello does not provide a general definition of ‘armed conflict’ but ... More


PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW

Adrian Briggs

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/9780199661770.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

Private international law has two limbs. It determines when an English court has jurisdiction to adjudicate where one or more of the parties, or some component of the analysis, is not English, and it ... More


Rules of Engagement and Humanitarian Law

J.F.R. Boddens Hosang

in Rules of Engagement and the International Law of Military Operations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198853886
eISBN:
9780191888229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853886.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The focus of this chapter is on the law of armed conflict and as such, analyses the influence of international humanitarian law (IHL) on the rules on the use of force, discussing the implementation ... More


Commercial Law

Francis Reynolds

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0044
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the role of the House of Lords in relation to commercial law. It discusses basic contract law, shipping law in general including marine insurance, sale of goods, bills of ... More


Extraterritorial Law Enforcement or Transnational Counterterrorist Military Operations: The Stakes of Two Legal Models

Geoffrey S. Corn

in New Battlefields/Old Laws: Critical Debates on Asymmetric Warfare

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152358
eISBN:
9780231526562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152358.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines two legal models for combating transnational terrorism: extraterritorial law enforcement and transnational counterterrorist military operations. It challenges conventional ... More


Post-critical Private International Law: From Politics to Technique

Ralf Michaels

in Private International Law and Global Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198727620
eISBN:
9780191793684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727620.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an analysis of post-critical private international law. There has been a recent noticeable rise in legal fragmentation. Conflict has become one of the cores of current legal ... More


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