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Emergencies

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the situations in which emergency laws are invoked and the reduced scope for habeas corpus during those situations. It considers emergencies that are not necessarily called ... More


The Extension of Rent Control

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the extension of emergency rent laws beyond November 1, 1922. Housing conditions were just as bad in late 1921 as in late 1920. Residential construction remained low except in ... More


The Battle in the State Courts

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the efforts of New York’s real estate to challenge the emergency rent laws in court. It details the rulings in cases such as Brixton v. La Fetra, Durham Realty Corporation v. ... More


The Expiration of Rent Control

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the campaign of New York’s real estate to stop the state legislature from extending the emergency rent laws beyond February 15, 1926. The emergency rent laws officially ... More


A Question of Coverage

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses issues concerning the scope of the emergency rent laws. It presents the decisions in cases which addressed issues such as whether the April laws were retroactive; the rules for ... More


The Fight in the Federal Courts

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the challenges to the September laws in federal court. It describes the rulings in cases such as Marcus Brown Holding Co. v. Pollak et al., Willson v. McDonnell, Hirsh v. ... More


Landlords and Tenants in New York and Albany

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes landlords’ efforts to circumvent the emergency rent laws. Some targeted chapter 944, which empowered the municipal courts to set reasonable rents for residential property. ... More


Case Studies: Emergency and Air Pollution, Overviews

Margit Cohn

in A Theory of the Executive Branch: Tension and Legality

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198821984
eISBN:
9780191861154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821984.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The chapter offers general introductions to the legal ordering of two fields—national emergency and air pollution. In addition to providing general backgrounds for those analyses, the introductions ... More


Epilogue: The State of Exception: Austria’s Descent into the Twentieth Century

John Deak

in Forging A Multinational State: State Making in Imperial Austria from the Enlightenment to the First World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795579
eISBN:
9780804795937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795579.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter abstract: This chapter serves as an epilogue to the book. In the first few weeks of the First World War, a state of emergency permanently derailed Austria's 150-year state-building project. ... More


The September Laws

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter first discusses the impact of the April laws on housing in New York. For many tenants the laws had not done enough to curb rent profiteering. The landlords were even more dissatisfied ... More


Conclusion: Making sense of the collage

Mona Abaza

in Cairo Collages: Everyday Life Practices after the Event

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145116
eISBN:
9781526152114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145123.00012
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

The conclusion summarises the main lines of the collage and raises the question as to whether the work has succeeded in drawing the connection between the large-scale political and social changes in ... More


A View from the Coal Face: Northern Ireland, Human Rights Activism, and the War on Terror

Maggie Beirne and Angela Hegarty

in Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199204939
eISBN:
9780191695599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204939.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter deals with human rights activism and the war on terror in Northern Ireland. It argues that human rights protections are crucial as part of an effective counter-terrorism strategy and ... More


A Reasonable Rent

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses problems arising from the issue of reasonable rent. Under chapter 944, a tenant who was sued for nonpayment of rent could argue in his defense that the rent was unreasonable. ... More


The Four Exceptions

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 942 prohibited the landlords from bringing summary proceedings against tenants whose leases expired before November 1, 1922, provided that the tenants were willing to pay a reasonable rent. ... More


States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Stephen Morton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book investigates the multiple ways in which states of emergency and the exercise of colonial sovereignty have been mediated in literary and cultural texts, and examines the contribution that ... More


Sovereignty, Sacrifice and States of Emergency in Colonial Ireland

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter one traces the language, rhetoric and imagery of emergency in Anglo-Irish literature and law in colonial Ireland. It begins by considering how the rhetoric of the Fenian threat in newspapers ... More


Narratives of Torture and Trauma in Algeria's Colonial State of Exception

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter five considers how the colonial state of emergency in Algeria was framed and contested in a range of literary and legal texts. The chapter begins by considering the way in which the ... More


The Palestinian Tradition of the Oppressed and the Colonial Genealogy of Israel's State of Exception

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter six examines the significance of emergency law during the period between the British mandate in Palestine and the formation of the State of Israel, and considers the ways in which literary ... More


Democratic Angst

Frank Biess

in German Angst: Fear and Democracy in the Federal Republic of Germany

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198714187
eISBN:
9780191782602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714187.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

This chapter shifts the focus from economic fears as analyzed in Chapter 4 to political fears regarding the future of postwar democracy. After the Federal Republic had gained sovereignty and ... More


Epilogue

Robert M. Fogelson

in The Great Rent Wars: New York, 1917-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300191721
eISBN:
9780300205589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191721.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Epilogue describes the aftermath of the expiration of the emergency rent laws. It focuses on the bill proposed by Alderman Charles H. McGillick, a Democrat from Harlem, to impose rent control in ... More


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