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Litigation and Late Roman Judges

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the court system in the late Roman Empire. It then discusses lower-level judicial hearings and their interaction with the higher courts, training for ... More


The View from the Trenches of the Justice-of-the-Peace Courts

Kathryn Hendley

in Everyday Law in Russia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705243
eISBN:
9781501708107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705243.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines how litigants experience Russia's justice-of-the-peace courts (JP courts). The views of judges are unlikely to mirror those of litigants. For judges, the judicial process ... More


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Edward A. Jr. Purcell Jr.

in Antonin Scalia and American Constitutionalism: The Historical Significance of a Judicial Icon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197508763
eISBN:
9780197508794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508763.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter traces Justice Antonin Scalia’s rise from law school to a position on the Supreme Court and then his emergence as a judicial icon representing “conservatism” and “originalism” in ... More


Introduction

Karen Tracy

in Discourse, Identity, and Social Change in the Marriage Equality Debates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190217969
eISBN:
9780190217983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217969.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter explains identity and identity-work and argues why it is central to the study of law-making and law-interpreting. Then it gives a brief history of gay rights in the United States, ... More


Storytelling and Social Change

Karen Tracy

in Discourse, Identity, and Social Change in the Marriage Equality Debates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190217969
eISBN:
9780190217983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217969.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyzes the stories told in the New Jersey and Colorado Judicial Committee hearings, the first and last hearings in this book’s time frame. Narratives told by speakers favoring marriage ... More


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