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The American Unification

Mitchel de S.-O.-l’E. Lasser

in Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Transparency and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199575169
eISBN:
9780191706714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575169.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

By looking at the decisions of the United States Supreme Court, this chapter argues that what characterises American judicial discourse is precisely the fact it integrates its formalist and its ... More


Apples and Oranges

Mitchel de S.-O.-l’E. Lasser

in Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Transparency and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199575169
eISBN:
9780191706714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575169.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter argues that the Cour de cassation of France, the Supreme Court of the United States, and the European Court of Justice are truly emblematic courts, courts whose discursive practices and ... More


The ECJ: The French Bifurcation Reworked: Introduction: Simultaneous Publication

Mitchel de S.-O.-l’E. Lasser

in Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Transparency and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199575169
eISBN:
9780191706714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575169.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Like the Cour de cassation of France, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) maintains two different judicial discourses, that of its judicial decisions, and that of its Advocates General (AGs). ... More


The European Union: Discursive Bifurcation Revisited

Mitchel de S.-O.-l’E. Lasser

in Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Transparency and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199575169
eISBN:
9780191706714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575169.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter describes the European Court of Justice (ECJ), the highest court in the judicial system of the European Union. On the one hand, the ECJ generates official judicial decisions that consist ... More


Textual Travel in Legal–Lay Communication

Frances Rock, Chris Heffer, and Conley John

in Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746842
eISBN:
9780199345052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746842.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The opening chapter provides the theoretical and contextual background to the book and introduces the rationale for the sections and for the themes that re-occur throughout the papers. After a brief ... More


Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

Chris Heffer, Frances Rock, and John Conley (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746842
eISBN:
9780199345052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746842.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Legal-Lay Communication combines a range of perspectives on a key theme in language and law with a specific theoretical focus on how texts ‘travel’ through the legal process. The ... More


Troubling the Legal–Lay Distinction: Litigant Briefs, Oral Argument, and a Public Hearing about Same-Sex Marriage

Karen Tracy and Erica L. Delgadillo

in Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746842
eISBN:
9780199345052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746842.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

By examining the discourse of legal and non-legal communicators across a variety of venues as participants forwarded arguments about a specific issue ? the Lewis v Harris issue of whether or not ... More


Sedition and the Judicial Discourse in Postcolonial India

Anushka Singh

in Sedition in Liberal Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199481699
eISBN:
9780199091041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481699.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

It traces the discourse on freedom of expression in postcolonial idea, the security imperatives of the state, the political history of the law of sedition post-Independence and its journey within the ... More


Sedition in Liberal Democracies

Anushka Singh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199481699
eISBN:
9780199091041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481699.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Liberal democracies claim to give constitutional and legal protection of varying degrees to the right to free speech of which political speech and the right to dissent are extensions. Within the ... More


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