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Legal Equality

Wojciech Sadurski

in Equality and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545179
eISBN:
9780191719905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545179.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The principal task for a theory of legal equality is to design a test for non-discriminatory classifications. This chapter argues that no version of a ‘per se theory’ can be satisfactory. More ... More


The Greeks

Antony Black

in A World History of Ancient Political Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199281695
eISBN:
9780191713101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281695.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The polis (citizen-state) was ruled by warrior-citizens. Political debate kick-started philosophy and science; Aristotle later argued that humans fulfil their potential only in a polis. The Athenian ... More


Grotius and International Equality

Hidemi Suganami

in Hugo Grotius and International Relations

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277712
eISBN:
9780191598890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277717.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The doctrine of the equality of sovereign states is one of the central postulates in the theory and practice of international law and international relations in the contemporary world. Grotius's ... More


Human Rights and Non-discrimination in the 'War on Terror'

Daniel Moeckli

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199239801
eISBN:
9780191716829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239801.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

In the post-September 11th era, liberal democracies face the question of whether, and if so to what extent, they should change the relationship between liberty and security. This book explores how ... More


Smoothening the Creases: Equality before Law

O. Chinnappa Reddy

in The Court and the Constitution of India: Summit and Shallows

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066286
eISBN:
9780199081462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066286.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The two themes of liberty and equality form the basis of all modern democratic Constitutions. It is clear that freedom and equality are the two main life streams of democracy, that both must exist, ... More


‘The Rule of Law: Some Sceptical Thoughts’ Lecture Given at the British Institute for International and Comparative Law 16 October 2007

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0105
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Dicey famously identified three principles which together establish the rule of law: the absolute supremacy or predominance of regular law as opposed to the influence of arbitrary power; equality ... More


Comment and Analysis: Contemporary International Tribunals: Their Jurisprudential Cross-Fertilization Pertaining to Human Rights Protection

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2014: Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190270513
eISBN:
9780190271909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270513.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Contemporary international tribunals have remained attentive to each other’s case-law. This is reassuring, as their work is complementary. Apart from their distinct jurisdictions, they share the ... More


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