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Children's Participation in Court Proceedings when Parents Divorce or Separate: Legal Constructions and Lived Experiences

E. Kay, M. Tisdall, and F. Morrison

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Children's participation generally — and children's participation in court proceedings when their parents divorce or separate specifically — has gained considerable policy and practice prominence. In ... More


The Administration of Justice

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/9780199232185.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on the administration of justice in Japan. It begins with a discussion of the history of Japan's system of courts. It then discusses justice system reform, the court system, lay ... More


The Origins of the English Manorial Court Rolls as a Written Record: A Puzzle

ZVI RAZI and RICHARD M. SMITH

in Medieval Society and the Manor Court

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201908
eISBN:
9780191675065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201908.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter offers an explanation for the shift from oral to written procedures in manorial courts in England. It argues that the proceedings of the manor court in England were recorded as a result ... More


Dealing with Losses

Oscar Gelderblom

in Cities of Commerce: The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142883
eISBN:
9781400848591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142883.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the various ways in which the merchants of the Low Countries dealt with losses from violent assaults. It shows the importance of urban competition, not only for specific groups ... More


Aspects of the Early Cases

Antonio R. Parra

in The History of ICSID

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199660568
eISBN:
9780191743382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on key aspects of the cases brought to ICSID in its first two decades. Section I examines the ways in which successive Secretaries-General handled the registration of requests to ... More


* ‘Disgusted, Buckingham Palace…’. Divorce, Indecency and the Press, 1926

STEPHEN CRETNEY

in Law, Law Reform and the Family

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268710
eISBN:
9780191683565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268710.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The bitterness, distress, and humiliation so often associated with divorce was not entirely attributable to the substantive law. Press publicity—often perhaps just the fear of publicity—was ... More


Mediation in Switzerland: A New Approach in a Conciliation-oriented Tradition

Christoph Kumpan

Cathrin Bauer-Bulst (ed.)

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/9780199653485.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

While alternative dispute resolution has a long-standing tradition in Switzerland, mediation is a rather new phenomenon that has developed largely outside the legislative sphere. Switzerland–not ... More


Mediation in Hungary: Legal Foundations, Recent Reforms, EU Convergence

Christa Jessel-holst

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/9780199653485.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

Mediation in Hungary was initially regulated only for specific kinds of mediation (consumer protection, health care). The first general statutory regulation was adopted in the form of Act LV/2002 on ... More


Judicial Delays: Matter Is in the Court, Incompetence Is the Main Reason

Sudhanshu Ranjan

in Justice versus Judiciary: Justice Enthroned or Entangled in India?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199490493
eISBN:
9780199096275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490493.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Judicial delays garrote justice. A civil case filed in Calcutta (now Kolkata) in 1833 is still hanging fire. India has the record of having witnessed a longest contested lawsuit according to the ... More


The Funds Case, 1941–48

Agnès Maillot

in In the Shadow of History: Sinn Féin 1926-70

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719084898
eISBN:
9781526103918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084898.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In 1941 Sinn Féin President Margaret Buckley took legal action against the State in an attempt to recover the Sinn Féin funds that had been lodged in the Free State Courts two decades earlier. This ... More


Introduction: Arguing with Tradition in Native America

in Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226712932
eISBN:
9780226712963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712963.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book analyzes tradition and culture as discourses in and of contemporary tribal law by considering the microdetails of face-to-face communication in one tribal legal context: that of property ... More


Enslaved Daughters: Colonialism, Law and Women's Rights

Sudhir Chandra

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695731
eISBN:
9780199080311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695731.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book discusses the case of Dadaji Bhikaji against Rukhmabai, his twenty-two year old wife. Dadaji filed the suit against his spouse when, after eleven years, she refused to live with him as per ... More


Legal Practice: the Administration of Maritime Justice

Edda Frankot

in 'Of Laws of Ships and Shipmen': Medieval Maritime Law and its Practice in Urban Northern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646241
eISBN:
9780748676712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646241.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses a number of issues concerning the administration of maritime justice. Firstly, it investigates who administered justice in the towns of Aberdeen, Kampen, Lübeck, Danzig and ... More


Suffering into Truth: Hopi Law as Narrative Interaction

in Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226712932
eISBN:
9780226712963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712963.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the details of the Hopi Tribe's courtroom interaction with theories of legal narrativity via recent anthropological studies of narrative interaction. It analyzes a third Hopi ... More


Individualized Justice in a Criminal Court

Carla J. Barrett

in Courting Kids: Inside an Experimental Youth Court

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709467
eISBN:
9780814760048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709467.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter illustrates the often paternalistic and maternalistic treatment given to kids by judges and other court actors in the Manhattan Youth Part during court proceedings. By showing the ... More


In the Dock

Linda Stratmann

in The Marquess of Queensberry: Wilde's Nemesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300173802
eISBN:
9780300194838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173802.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter elaborates on the different aspects of court proceedings faced by Queensberry, whose trial, commented Sir Travers Humphreys, exhibited all the features of a cause célèbre. As Queensberry ... More


Introduction

Gloria García Rodríguez

in Voices of the Enslaved in Nineteenth-Century Cuba: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832189
eISBN:
9781469602660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877678_garcia_rodriguez.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book focuses on the numerous obstacles that must be overcome in the historical analysis of the initiatives taken by American subaltern classes in general and by slaves in particular. How can we ... More


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