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The Public Sector and Its Future

Ian Scott

in The Public Sector in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091726
eISBN:
9789882207578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091726.003.0057
Subject:
History, Political History

Governing Hong Kong is not easy. Aside from the problems surrounding the relationship between the government and the people, Hong Kong also faces constitutional, organisational, and policy issues ... More


Overcoming Judicial Timidity

Víctor Ferreres Comella

in Constitutional Courts and Democratic Values: A European Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300148671
eISBN:
9780300148688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148671.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter presents the argument that, despite their public visibility, constitutional courts cannot be timid—in two senses. First, the court cannot shy away from constitutional issues and has to ... More


The Advent of Ministerial Government 1981–2000

in Offshore Island Politics: The Constitutional and Political Development of the Isle of Man in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237778
eISBN:
9781846313691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237778.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter addresses proposals from the Constitutional Issues Committee for a ministerial system. It discusses international developments, especially in Europe, that were likely to impact on the ... More


Crowning the Continent: The American Wilderness Ideal and Blackfeet Exclusion from Glacier National Park

Mark David Spence

in Dispossessing the Wilderness: Indian Removal and the Making of the National Parks

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142433
eISBN:
9780199848812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142433.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the issue of Blackfeet rights and their claims on Glacier. The issue of Blackfeet rights in the park became a protracted battle that involved various federal and state ... More


The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Robin Winks (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This series is an assessment of the British Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records. From the founding of colonies in North America ... More


Justice Black and the Absolute First Amendment

in No Law: Intellectual Property in the Image of an Absolute First Amendment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804745789
eISBN:
9780804763271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804745789.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines the origins and significance of Justice Hugo L. Black's First Amendment views. It begins by reviewing a related but quite distinct constitutional issue, the so-called ... More


South Carolina, Arkansas, and Liberia

in The Constitution in Congress: Descent into the Maelstrom, 1829-1861

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226129167
eISBN:
9780226131160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131160.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

South Carolina initiated the great battle over anti-slavery petitions. It was also the incubator of a contemporaneous confrontation over the transmission of abolitionist materials by post. Arkansas ... More


Opinions

Anna R. Hayes

in Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832141
eISBN:
9781469605807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887813_hayes.19
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses one indicator of a rapidly changing world—a lady justice garnering more votes than any other candidate on the ballot statewide. Ironically, although the revolutionary social ... More


Universal Jurisdiction: Conflict and Controversy in Norway

Selman-Ayetey Julia

in The Hidden Histories of War Crimes Trials

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671144
eISBN:
9780191751516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671144.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the law of universal jurisdiction and its application in Norway in the case of Public Prosecutor v Mirsad Repak. It examines constitutional issues raised by the case and ... More


The Modern Period 1830–1999: A New History of the Isle of Man Volume 5

John Belchem (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237167
eISBN:
9781846313653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313653
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The five volumes of this history of the Isle of Man cover the evolution of the natural landscape through prehistory to modern times. The Modern Period is the first volume to be published. Wide in ... More


The New Judicial Selection Landscape

Charles Gardner Geyh

in Who is to Judge?: The Perennial Debate Over Whether to Elect or Appoint America's Judges

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190887148
eISBN:
9780190939885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887148.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 3 maps the current judicial selection landscape by describing a series of developments decades in the making that has altered the political environment of judicial elections in fundamental ... More


Spreading the Net

Michael D. Metelits

in The Arthur Crawford Scandal: Corruption, Governance, and Indian Victims

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199498611
eISBN:
9780190991319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498611.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

Chapter 2 examines the manner in which the Government of Bombay, convinced of Crawford’s guilt, sought testimonial and documentary evidence, mainly through Indian officials called ‘mamlatdars’. Those ... More


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