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A REPUTATION DEFENDED

J. Matthew Gallman

in America's Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161458
eISBN:
9780199788798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161458.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Even before Anna Dickinson left Interpines, she had already begun her campaign to repair her reputation and resurrect her public career. For the next five or six years Dickinson devoted her energies ... More


The Structure of American Law: The Courts

Lawrence M. Friedman and Grant M. Hayden

in American Law: An Introduction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190460587
eISBN:
9780190460624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460587.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses the American court system. It begins by laying out the basic structure of federal and state court systems. It then looks at the judges—where they come from and whether they ... 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


Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Giovan Francesco Lanzara

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034456
eISBN:
9780262332309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034456.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The book is an inquiry into how the potentially disruptive character and the restructuring potential of new technologies interact with the inherently conservative nature of social practices. At the ... More


Resistance, Suppression, and Patriotism: Sedition in Colonial India

Anushka Singh

in Sedition in Liberal Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199481699
eISBN:
9780199091041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481699.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the idea of sedition from its inception within the legal code by the colonial regime and the different meanings that it acquired within colonial India. It proposes that the ... More


Ambition

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.14
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Susie Sharp's feelings toward Governor Scott's appointment to the superior court. Susie had been conflicted about the whole affair primarily due to her concerns regarding both ... More


Normativity (Civil Party Testimony)

Alexander Laban Hinton

in The Justice Facade: Trials of Transition in Cambodia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820949
eISBN:
9780191860607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820949.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In Chapter 8, “Normativity,” I follow this line of discussion but focus on the understandings of less educated Cambodian civil parties, including rural villagers. The chapter focuses, in particular, ... More


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