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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 Court System

Maurizio Viroli

in The Liberty of Servants: Berlusconi's Italy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151823
eISBN:
9781400840274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151823.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the court system. When an enormous or arbitrary power establishes itself in a country, the court system is created. A court exists when a person, by virtue of his enormous ... More


Litigation and Late Roman Judges

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the court system in the late Roman Empire. It then discusses lower-level judicial hearings and their interaction with the higher courts, training for ... More


Public Health and the Judiciary

Daniel D. Stier and Diane M. Nicks

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the relations between public health and the judiciary, defined broadly as the U.S. court system, essential functions of the court system, essential people within the court ... More


THE FUTURE OF COURT SYSTEM TRANSPARENCY

Lynn M. LoPucki

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/9780199914333.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that existing technology is capable of rendering the court system almost completely transparent at nominal cost. “Transparent” means that the public would have online access not ... More


The Face and Arms of Military Justice: Judges and Prosecutors

Lisa Hajjar

in Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241930
eISBN:
9780520937987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241930.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter concentrates on military court judges and prosecutors. It specifically investigates their legal roles and practices and explores variations in their perspectives on the functioning of ... More


The Path to Freedom

Maurizio Viroli

in The Liberty of Servants: Berlusconi's Italy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151823
eISBN:
9781400840274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151823.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter assesses Italy's path to freedom. The Italians, at least the better individuals among that people, succeeded in being reborn from servitude to liberty when they developed a ... More


Introduction

Lisa Hajjar

in Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241930
eISBN:
9780520937987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241930.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Israeli military court system is the central subject of this book. It is also a sociological inquiry into law and conflict in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza, an area that is referred to ... More


A Suq of Deals: Plea Bargaining

Lisa Hajjar

in Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241930
eISBN:
9780520937987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241930.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes the legal process, which is dominated by plea bargaining. In particular, it investigates the factors that affect plea bargaining, compares how outcomes are achieved, and ... More


Constitutional Courts and Democratic Values: A European Perspective

Victor Ferreres Comella

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300148671
eISBN:
9780300148688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148671.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book contrasts the European “centralized” constitutional court model, in which one court system is used to adjudicate constitutional questions, with a decentralized model, such as that of the ... More


Possible Means for an Impossible Task: Accommodating Regional Differences through Judicial Design—the Canadian Experience

AndréE Lajoie

in Building the UK's New Supreme Court: National and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264629
eISBN:
9780191698965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264629.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter demonstrates that it is not possible to accommodate differences within the UK into the institutional design of the proposed new supreme court. It examines the Canadian experience of ... More


Political Subjects, Legal Objects: Defendants

Lisa Hajjar

in Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241930
eISBN:
9780520937987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241930.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter turns to Palestinians who are prosecuted and defended in the military court system. It specifically considers the carceral nature of government in the West Bank and Gaza as it affects ... More


A First Look at Judicial Specialization

in Specializing the Courts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226039541
eISBN:
9780226039565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039565.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces judicial specialization, and also considers the book's first question: The extent of judicial specialization in the United States. People assume that specialization is both ... More


The Politics of Language: Translators

Lisa Hajjar

in Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241930
eISBN:
9780520937987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241930.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter considers the politics of language in the military court system, highlighting the roles, practices, and perspectives of translators, most of whom are Druze. The state's policies toward ... More


A Brief History of the Circuit Courts

William M. Richman and William L. Reynolds

in Injustice On Appeal: The United States Courts of Appeals in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195342079
eISBN:
9780199332397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342079.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the history of the circuit courts of appeals. For the first hundred years, there was no separate set of intermediate courts of appeals, though Congress had experimented with ... More


A Political Geography of Law and Conflict

Lisa Hajjar

in Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241930
eISBN:
9780520937987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241930.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter addresses the history, politics, and contours of law and conflict, including a general discussion of the identities and ideologies of populations in Israel/Palestine. It is also ... More


A Mechanism Design Approach to Legal Problems

Alon Klement and Zvika Neeman

in The Handbook of Market Design

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199570515
eISBN:
9780191765957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570515.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The chapter describes a mechanism design framework that could help identify a set of procedural mechanisms that would minimize the resources used to achieve one of the main goals of the court system, ... More


The system: what is the Crown Court and what are its functions?

Jessica Jacobson, Gillian Hunter, and Amy Kirby

in Inside Crown Court: Personal experiences and questions of legitimacy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447317050
eISBN:
9781447309901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317050.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides a broad context to the empirical research findings that are presented in the chapters that follow. The first part of the chapter sets out the essential structure of the courts ... More


Creating a Twenty-First-Century Family Dispute Resolution System

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

in Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This concluding chapter offers a series of recommendations designed to address the disconnection between the new paradigm and today's families, and to adjust the balance between court-based and ... More


Cicero the Advocate

Jonathan Powell and Jeremy Paterson (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198152804
eISBN:
9780191715143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152804.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book considers Cicero's forensic speeches as acts of advocacy, that is, designed to ensure that the person he represents is acquitted or that the person he is prosecuting is found guilty. It ... More


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