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State Responsibility for International Terrorism

Kimberley N. Trapp

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592999
eISBN:
9780191729102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592999.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The rules of State responsibility have an important but under-utilised role to play in the terrorism context. They determine both whether a breach of primary obligations has occurred, through the ... More


Full Protection and Security

Helge Elisabeth Zeitler

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Clauses guaranteeing investor ‘full protection and security’ are included in most bilateral and multilateral investment treaties. They require not only abstention by the host State from physically ... More


Liability for Public Welfare Offences

Alan Brudner

in Punishment and Freedom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199207251
eISBN:
9780191705502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207251.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The question for discussion in this chapter is: under what substantive constraints can autonomous agents be penalized for a public welfare offence? The chapter offers a nonutilitarian justification ... More


Excuse

Alan Brudner

in Punishment and Freedom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199207251
eISBN:
9780191705502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207251.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter proposes a theory of excuse that, without blending it into exculpation, avoids the condonation of crime. The question it takes up is: given that neither compulsion by circumstances nor ... More


A Second Opportunity Lost

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter analyses events leading up to the decision made by the board of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in the autumn of 1991 to allocate further funding to Project Taurus. This decision is ... More


George Joseph Bell – law Commissioner☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The high regard in which Bell is held is generally based on his Commentaries and Principles but he had an important role in the extensive programme of law reform which took place over the nineteenth ... More


Legal Control in Roman Egypt

Benjamin Kelly

in Petitions, Litigation, and Social Control in Roman Egypt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599615
eISBN:
9780191731525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599615.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter argues that the structural features and ideological context of the legal system of Roman Egypt made it unlikely that many petitions would have ended in firm judgments which were then ... More


Conclusion

David A. Weir

in The Origins of the Federal Theology in Sixteenth-Century Reformation Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266907
eISBN:
9780191683107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266907.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

The overwhelming predominance of the federal theology in Puritan thinking and Puritanism's emphasis on duty must have something to do with the ‘Puritan-Presbyterian character’, with its emphasis upon ... More


BCR and Corporate Social Responsibility

Lokke Moerel

in Binding Corporate Rules: Corporate Self-Regulation of Global Data Transfers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199662913
eISBN:
9780191746208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662913.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter considers Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) as a form of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). It discusses to what extent data protection is covered by international soft law instruments ... More


The Special Rights of Persons Detained on Remand

Stefan Trechsel

in Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199271207
eISBN:
9780191709623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271207.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

When it comes to the special rights of persons detained on remand, the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) refers to Article 5 section 1(c), while the International Covenant on Civil and ... More


Introduction

Jeremy Horder

in Excusing Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225781
eISBN:
9780191715174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225781.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the purpose of the book, which is to explore in depth the theoretical underpinning of existing excuses, and through such exploration ... More


Obligations to prevent and punish acts of international terrorism

Kimberley N. Trapp

in State Responsibility for International Terrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592999
eISBN:
9780191729102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592999.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 3 examines the customary and treaty obligations to prevent international terrorism with a view to identifying both the scope of due diligence required for compliance and any difficulties with ... More


Conceptualising Disappearances in International Law

Barbara A. Frey

in Disappearances in the Post-Transition Era in Latin America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267226
eISBN:
9780191953866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267226.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Enforced disappearance is one of the most serious crimes, prohibited across several regimes of international law, including human rights, humanitarian law and criminal law, yet Latin American ... More


The Role of the Home State in Ensuring Compliance with Human Rights by Private Military Contractors

Francesco Francioni

in War by Contract: Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, and Private Contractors

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199604555
eISBN:
9780191725180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604555.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter argues that international human rights law offers a rational basis for the construction of a general due diligence obligation of home states of private military and security companies ... More


The Right to Life and Self-defence of Private Military and Security Contractors in Armed Conflict

Guido den Dekker and Eric PJ Myjer

in War by Contract: Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, and Private Contractors

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199604555
eISBN:
9780191725180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604555.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter is concerned with the right to life of private military and security contractors and its protection though personal self-defence in armed conflict. After analysing the right to life, and ... More


State Responsibility for Conduct of Private Military and Security Companies Violating Ius ad Bellum

Charlotte Beaucillon, Julian Fernandez, and Hélène Raspail

in War by Contract: Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, and Private Contractors

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199604555
eISBN:
9780191725180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604555.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the circumstances under which states can be held accountable for a breach of the ius ad bellum, when the acts in question were performed by a private military and security ... More


Winning at the Acquisition Game: Tools, Templates, and Best Practices Across the M&A Process

Timothy Galpin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198858560
eISBN:
9780191890727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858560.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Winning at the Acquisition Game is a collection of the best materials, insights, tools, and templates which comprise the popular Mergers and Acquisitions course taught in the MBA and Executive MBA ... More


Due Diligence in the International Legal Order

Heike Krieger, Anne Peters, and Leonhard Kreuzer (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198869900
eISBN:
9780191912771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869900.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

Due diligence is a prominent concept in international law. Still, for long, its role seemed to be that of a familiar stranger. Frequent referrals to the concept in arbitral awards, court decisions, ... More


Due Diligence Debates in International Anti-corruption and Money Laundering Law: From Content to the Construction of Risk

Radha Ivory

in Due Diligence in the International Legal Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198869900
eISBN:
9780191912771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869900.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes and problematises the role of due diligence norms in international anti-corruption and money laundering law. It analyses the international legal framework against the abuse of ... More


Duties to the Client: Autonomy and Control in the Lawyer-Client Relationship

Donald Nicolson and Julian Webb

in Professional Legal Ethics: Critical Interrogations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764717
eISBN:
9780191695261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764717.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter discusses how the ethics of loyalty between the lawyer and his or her client usually undermines the client's autonomy and increase in the control of the lawyer. There are three major ... More


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