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Making a Federal Case of It

Ted Gest

in Crime and Politics: Big Government's Erratic Campaign for Law and Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195103434
eISBN:
9780199833887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195103432.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Over the years, Congress has consistently increased the jurisdiction of federal courts over crime, from 17 specified offenses when the nation was founded to several thousand now. More than 40% of ... More


The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1871

MARK CURTHOYS

in Governments, Labour, and the Law in Mid-Victorian Britain: The Trade Union Legislation of the 1870s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268894
eISBN:
9780191708466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268894.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1871, parliamentary opinion in Britain insisted that the criminal law should be strong enough to ensure that those individuals or groups of individuals who chose not to belong to trade unions or ... More


The Prohibition and Punishment of Market Abuse in the UK

EMILIOS AVGOULEAS

in The Mechanics and Regulation of Market Abuse: A Legal and Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244522
eISBN:
9780191715105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244522.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter discusses the legal and regulatory framework dealing with market abuse in the UK. The UK’s market abuse regime has a dual nature and is based both on criminal law and regulatory ... More


Adultery, Sex Offenses, and the Criminal Evidence Act of 1898

Wendie Ellen Schneider

in Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Nearly fifty years passed between the reform allowing parties to testify in civil cases and the Criminal Evidence Act of 1898 that allowed defendants to testify in criminal cases. This delay was a ... More


The Gas Stokers’ Case and the Freedom to Strike

MARK CURTHOYS

in Governments, Labour, and the Law in Mid-Victorian Britain: The Trade Union Legislation of the 1870s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268894
eISBN:
9780191708466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268894.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the ruling issued by Sir William Brett in R v Bunn and Others (the gas stokers' case) and its implications for Britain's trade unions and their freedom to strike. Whatever its ... More


Reforming Labour Law, 1873–1874

MARK CURTHOYS

in Governments, Labour, and the Law in Mid-Victorian Britain: The Trade Union Legislation of the 1870s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268894
eISBN:
9780191708466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268894.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Robert Lowe, who became secretary of the Home Office of Britain in August 1873, prepared a comprehensive settlement of the Trades Union Congress's (TUC) grievances during his brief tenure by drafting ... More


Compelled Self-incrimination and Incriminating Silence

Peter Mirfield

in Silence, Confessions and Improperly Obtained Evidence

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262695
eISBN:
9780191682391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262695.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter deals with the evidential use of incriminating material at a criminal trial. Where the law provides for the examination of the citizen under the compulsion of punishment for failure to ... More


Individual Criminal Responsibility under International Law

Nina H. B. Jørgensen

in The Responsibility of States for International Crimes

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298618
eISBN:
9780191685491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298618.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter is concerned with individual criminal responsibility under international law. The notion that individuals may be criminally responsible for certain acts which constitute crimes under ... More


Statutory Rape and Defilement in Ireland: Recent Developments

Finbarr McAuley

in Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640706
eISBN:
9780748651450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640706.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter deals with key aspects of the criminal law relating to sexual offences against children. It sets out the legal regime governing statutory rape under the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1935; ... More


Censure and Sanctions

Andrew von Hirsch

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262411
eISBN:
9780191682339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262411.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

A number of jurisdictions, including England and Wales after their adoption of the 1991 Criminal Justice Act, require that sentences be ‘proportionate’ to the severity of the crime. This book ... More


Preventionism and Criminalization of Nonconsummate Offences

Petter Asp

in Prevention and the Limits of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656769
eISBN:
9780191748073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656769.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter identifies a trend labelled as preventionism and highlights some special problems connected to the justification of the criminalization of acts, which are not in themselves harmful but ... More


On the General Part in Criminal Law

A. P. SIMESTER and STEPHEN SHUTE

in Criminal Law Theory: Doctrines of the General Part

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243495
eISBN:
9780191714177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243495.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Doctrines of criminalisation, such as the harm principle, rightly belong in the general part of the criminal law. The main reason why this truth may seem odd is that the general part is often thought ... More


Australia

Stuart H. Deming

in Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

Australia chose to implement the OECD Convention by amending its Criminal Code Act 1995 to codify the offense of bribing a foreign public official, to include relevant definitions, and to make the ... More


What happened in criminal justice: the 1980s

David Faulkner and Ros Burnett

in Where Next For Criminal Justice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428929
eISBN:
9781447305569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428929.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes the confidence that existed up to the 1960s; the period of disillusion which followed; and the strategy that the Conservative government developed during the first part of its ... More


Paternalism and the Social Control of Adolescent Girls: Juvenile Justice Reform in Canada

in Justice for Girls?: Stability and Change in the Youth Justice Systems of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770048
eISBN:
9780226770062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770062.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In 1894, the federal government of Canada legislated its first separate juvenile court. In the latter part of the nineteenth century, separate courts were beginning to be developed in the country. ... More


Discretionary Exclusion of Confessions and Other Evidence—Specific Cases

Peter Mirfield

in Silence, Confessions and Improperly Obtained Evidence

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262695
eISBN:
9780191682391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262695.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter deals with exclusionary discretion of confessions and other evidence. It examines the authorities concerned with exclusion under section 78(1) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act ... More


Alternative Approaches

Peter Mirfield

in Silence, Confessions and Improperly Obtained Evidence

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262695
eISBN:
9780191682391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262695.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 have radically transformed English law as it relates to the evidential effects of pre-trial investigation ... More


State Criminality and the Significance of the 1948 Genocide Convention

Nina H. B. Jørgensen

in The Responsibility of States for International Crimes

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298618
eISBN:
9780191685491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298618.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter analyses the significance of the Genocide Convention to the question of state responsibility for criminal acts. It discusses the Case Concerning the Application of the Genocide ... More


Lawyer, Heal Thyself

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/9780199490493.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Lawyers must not be the call girls of money power. Lawyers, the officers of the court, instead of helping the court arrive at justice, derail justice at the instance of their clients. No wonder, they ... More


Introduction

Andrew von Hirsch

in Censure and Sanctions

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262411
eISBN:
9780191682339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262411.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Desert theory's notion of proportionality of sentence is still here today. Testimony to the theory's continuing influence is England's Criminal Justice Act of 1991. The statute, for the first time in ... More


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