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Substantive Conditions: Pragmatism and Effectiveness

Jack Knight and James Johnson

in The Priority of Democracy: Political Consequences of Pragmatism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151236
eISBN:
9781400840335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151236.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter argues that for democratic competition to be effective, individual participants must be free to contribute their ideas and express their beliefs in the input side of the democratic ... More


From Exclusion to Empowered Engagement

Bina Agarwal

in Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The debate on the impact of women's proportional strength in decision-making bodies has focused mainly on whether it affects public policy priorities, in the context of western legislatures. This ... More


January 2010: Hearing and Speaking

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0043
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the “interim scheme” for legal representation of children at children's hearings, in place since 2002. Explores the implications of the Inner House decision in K v Authority Reporter 2009 ... More


The Right to Fair Preliminary Investigation and Trial for Vulnerable Defendants: The Case of the Netherlands

PHPHMC van Kempen

in Fitness to Plead: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198788478
eISBN:
9780191830341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788478.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Mainly as a result of the nature of criminal procedure in the Netherlands, which until recently could be characterized as a modern moderate inquisitorial system, the fitness-to- plead principle has ... More


The Role of Soft Law in Minority Rights Protection and Diversity Management: Reflections from Practice

Sally Holt, Zdenka Machnyikova, and John Packer (eds)

in Tracing the Roles of Soft Law in Human Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198791409
eISBN:
9780191833878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791409.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the issue of minority rights and their implementation. This is an area that has relied heavily on soft law instruments to expand the scope, reach, and implementation of human ... More


Reforming the Law of Unfitness to Plead in England and Wales: A Recent History

Miranda Bevan and David Ormerod

in Fitness to Plead: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198788478
eISBN:
9780191830341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788478.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter reviews the legal framework in England and Wales for dealing with defendants in criminal trials who are ‘unfit to plead’, and considers efforts to reform the legal test and procedures. ... More


March 2002: Legal Representation at Children’s Hearings: The Interim Scheme

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Family Law

A breach of the European Convention on Human Rights had been found for the failure to allow paid legal representation at some children's hearings. The Scottish Government responded by creating an ... More


Conclusion

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/9781447317050.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This concluding chapter reviews and summarises the key themes addressed over the course of the book – including the elaborate and ritualistic nature of the public performances played out in court; ... More


Article 11 TEU

Tobias Lock

in The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198794561
eISBN:
9780191927874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759393.003.15
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The procedures and conditions required for such a citizens’ initiative shall be determined in accordance with the first paragraph of Article 24 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European ... More


Introduction

Ronnie Mackay and Warren Brookbanks

in Fitness to Plead: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198788478
eISBN:
9780191830341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788478.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Fitness to plead is an area of growing importance in most Western jurisdictions. It challenges the justification for criminalisation wherever a person’s mental capacity calls into question their ... More


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