Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-14 of 14 items

  • Keywords: law of property x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Concepts in Resource Property Rights

Anthony Scott

in The Evolution of Resource Property Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198286035
eISBN:
9780191718410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286035.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This opening chapter explains how the ‘completeness’ of a property right is measured by the extent to which it has all of six ‘characteristics’. These are exclusivity, duration, flexibility, quality ... More


PROPERTY: GENERAL PRINCIPLES

William Swadling

in English Private Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661770
eISBN:
9780191778612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661770.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

The law of property is concerned with certain types of rights between persons with respect to things, those things being either land or goods, and those rights being proprietary rather than personal. ... More


The Concept of Intellectual Property

MICHAEL SPENCE

in Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765011
eISBN:
9780191695278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765011.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses the core concept of intellectual property. It also provides an outline of the four major regimes that govern intellectual property — copyright, patent, trade mark, and database ... More


Killing to Protect Property

Fiona Leverick

in Killing in Self-Defence

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199283460
eISBN:
9780191712654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283460.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter is the first of two chapters dealing with the issue of proportionality in self-defence. It examines the issue of whether or not it is ever permissible to kill in defence of property. The ... More


Acquisition of Ownership

REINHARD ZIMMERMANN, DANIEL VISSER, and KENNETH REID

in Mixed Legal Systems in Comparative Perspective: Property and Obligations in Scotland and South Africa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199271009
eISBN:
9780191699481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271009.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on the law of corporeal property in Scotland and South Africa. Corporeal property is divided into movable and immovable categories. Scots law, in applying the label ‘heritable’ ... More


Transfer of Ownership

D. L. Carey Miller

in A History of Private Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267782
eISBN:
9780191683374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267782.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

For a large part of the development of Scots law there has been a tendency to think in terms of a distinction between moveable and immoveable property as a matter of doctrine rather than a mere ... More


The Law of Property

F H Lawson and Bernard Rudden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299936
eISBN:
9780191685811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299936.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This is a new edition of the well-established Property text in the renowned Clarendon Law Series. It is completely revised and updated, addressing all recent legislative changes in the law relating ... More


A History of Private Law in Scotland

Reinhard Zimmermann and Kenneth Reid

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267782
eISBN:
9780191683374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267782.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

Law in Scotland has a long history, uninterrupted either by revolution or by codification. This work is a detailed and systematic study in the field of Scottish private law. It takes key topics from ... More


Three Maps

Peter Birks

in Unjust Enrichment

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276981
eISBN:
9780191699917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276981.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The mapping metaphor was first used by William Blackstone in 1756, when he said that the duty of the ‘academical expounder of the laws’ was to make clear how the various parts of the law fitted ... More


Politics and Law in Elizabethan England: Shelley's Case (1581)

A. W. Brian Simpson

in Leading Cases in the Common Law

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262992
eISBN:
9780191682438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262992.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the case of Wolfe v. Shelley, also known as Shelley's Case. The case gave rise to one of the weirder dogmas of the law of property, the ‘rule in Shelley's Case’. This concerned ... More


The Timeless Principles of the Common Law: Keeble v. Hickeringill (1707)

A. W. Brian Simpson

in Leading Cases in the Common Law

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262992
eISBN:
9780191682438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262992.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the case of Keeble v. Hickeringill. The case involved an action for damages for frightening ducks. Although the case is still an authority of some importance in English law, ... More


Rights in rem

Peter Birks

in Unjust Enrichment

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276981
eISBN:
9780191699917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276981.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale v Islington LBC decided, and all the other swaps cases accepted, that a claimant recovering enrichment transferred under a void contract had ... More


The Conflict of Laws in India: Inter-Territorial and Inter-Personal Conflict, Second Edition

V.C. Govindaraj

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199495603
eISBN:
9780199097821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495603.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Conflict of laws, or private international law, is an increasingly important subject of study due to increasing movement and relocation of large number of people from one jurisdiction to another for ... More


A History of American Law

Lawrence M. Friedman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190070885
eISBN:
9780190070922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070885.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book is a general history of the legal system of the United States, beginning in the colonial period, and continuing up to the present. The work was originally published in 1973; this is the ... More


View: