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‘High Noon’—Private Petitions, c.1290– c.1330

GWILYM DODD

in Justice and Grace: Private Petitioning and the English Parliament in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202805
eISBN:
9780191708015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202805.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter considers the private petition in the heyday of its existence, during the reigns of Edward I and Edward II. This was the period when the greatest numbers of petitions came to be ... More


The Catalytic Court

Katharine G. Young

in Constituting Economic and Social Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641932
eISBN:
9780191746086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641932.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter introduces the concept of a judicial “role conception”. A role conception assists the court in maintaining democratic legitimacy, adherence to opinions and execution of orders. The ... More


Intransigent and Corrupt Officials in Early Imperial China

Anthony J. Barbieri-Low

in Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867812
eISBN:
9780824875671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867812.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the various forms of official intransigence and corruption seen in the early imperial period through an examination of statutes, ordinances, and legal cases excavated from ... More


Conclusion

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

in Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter argues that in the end, the Congress of Industrial Organizations' (CIO) Southern Organizing Campaign failed for a number of reasons—employer intransigence, repression by local ... More


Perseverance: Overcome Obstacles

Nathan L. King

in The Excellent Mind: Intellectual Virtues for Everyday Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190096250
eISBN:
9780190096298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096250.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores intellectual perseverance, the virtue needed to overcome obstacles to our getting, keeping, and sharing knowledge. After locating perseverance as a virtue between the deficiency ... More


Are Moral Values the Highest of All Values?

John Kekes

in Hard Questions: Facing the Problems of Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190919986
eISBN:
9780190920012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919986.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Plutarch’s Cato was an ancient moralist who had no doubt about the priority of moral evaluations to whatever conflicted with them. Montaigne was a politically experienced magistrate, legislator, and ... More


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