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Exploring the Contested Role of Mandatory Reporting Laws in the Identification of Severe Child Abuse and Neglect

Ben Mathews

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Significant numbers of children are severely abused and neglected by parents and caregivers. Infants and very young children are the most vulnerable and are unable to seek help. Many of these ... More


The Education of Lawyers

Patrick Polden

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the education of lawyers for the periods 1820-60 and 1860-1914, focusing on the state of legal education and initiatives in legal education. It then turns to ... More


Stare Decisis, Law Reports, and the Materiality of Legal Form

Ayelet Ben-Yishai

in Common Precedents: The Presentness of the Past in Victorian Law and Fiction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937646
eISBN:
9780199333110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937646.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter joins recent nineteenth-century legal history scholarship in reconsidering the history, function, and theory of the common law through a long-overdue inquiry into the nature of legal ... More


Child Protection From 1962 to the Present

John E. B. Myers

in Child Protection in America: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195169355
eISBN:
9780199893348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169355.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes the formation of the modern child protection system. The most critical date in the process was 1962, when pediatrician Henry Kempe and his colleagues published their seminal ... More


Introduction: South African Law as a Mixed Legal System

Areinhard Zimmermann and Daniel Visser

in Southern Cross: Civil Law and Common Law in South Africa

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260875
eISBN:
9780191682162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260875.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to provide a doctrinal history of South African law. It then discusses the Roman-Dutch heritage of South African private ... More


The Reporting of Judicial Proceedings

Joseph Jaconelli

in Open Justice: A Critique of the Public Trial

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252580
eISBN:
9780191681387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252580.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines various matters regarding the reporting of trials, in particular the privileges against liability under the civil and the criminal law that are conceded in order to facilitate ... More


Introduction

Kurt X. Metzmeier

in Writing the Legal Record: Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168609
eISBN:
9780813168791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168609.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The introduction provides the background history of American law reporting. After the American Revolution, the early law reporters helped create a new common law inspired by the law of England but ... More


The Study of Cases

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/9780198262992.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the common law system. It then discusses the function of law reports, the invention of leading cases, iconoclastic theories of legal decision, ... More


The Promise and Its Validity

A.W.B. Simpson

in A History of the Common Law of Contract: The Rise of the Action of Assumpsit

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255734
eISBN:
9780191681622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255734.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the evolution of the rules of law in England during the 16th and 17th centuries to deal with possible grounds upon which promises would not be actionable. During this period, ... More


Legal Literature

John Baker

in Introduction to English Legal History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812609
eISBN:
9780191850400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812609.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter surveys the development of English legal literature. It begins with the Latin treatises called Glanvill and Bracton, which by the end of the thirteenth century had given way to more ... More


Prejudicing a fair trial

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The freedom of the press is fundamental in the British constitution. Newspapers have the right to make fair comment on matters of public interest. But this is subject to the law of libel and of ... More


The Jurist: George M. Bibb (1776–1859)

Kurt X. Metzmeier

in Writing the Legal Record: Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168609
eISBN:
9780813168791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168609.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

George M. Bibb had a distinguished career as a lawyer, judge, and politician. He served as chief justice of the Kentucky Court of Appeals before embarking on a national career as a US senator (first ... More


Conclusion

Kurt X. Metzmeier

in Writing the Legal Record: Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168609
eISBN:
9780813168791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168609.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

By the late 1870s, Kentucky legislators recognized that the system of reporting developed by the nominative reporters had become so regularized that it could be absorbed into the (still undersized) ... More


The Poet: William Littell (1768–1824)

Kurt X. Metzmeier

in Writing the Legal Record: Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168609
eISBN:
9780813168791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168609.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

William Littell was known for his great scholarship, literary competence, and publishing experience. Nearly a dozen imprints bearing Littell’s name have been published, including a set of Kentucky ... More


Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

John Baker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book contains selected cases, statutes, and a few other texts, relating to the history of English private law between 1194 and 1750. (Cases after 1750 are mostly available in the English ... More


The Barrister: James Hughes (d. 1818)

Kurt X. Metzmeier

in Writing the Legal Record: Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168609
eISBN:
9780813168791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168609.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As a legislator, James Hughes drafted laws to reform the muddled property laws inherited from Virginia; as an attorney, he litigated the myriad land cases that clogged the new commonwealth’s courts. ... More


The Editor: James G. Dana (1785–1840)

Kurt X. Metzmeier

in Writing the Legal Record: Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168609
eISBN:
9780813168791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168609.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

James G. Dana was a politically attuned attorney and experienced newspaper editor. His paper had once owned the contract to publish the acts and journals of the state legislature. Dana was one of ... More


The Professional: Ben Monroe (1790–1860)

Kurt X. Metzmeier

in Writing the Legal Record: Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168609
eISBN:
9780813168791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168609.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Ben Monroe is the most elusive member of the fraternity of law reporters. Though he is often praised for compiling one of the best sets of American law reports, there are no published biographies of ... More


The Last: W. P. D. Bush (1823–1904)

Kurt X. Metzmeier

in Writing the Legal Record: Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168609
eISBN:
9780813168791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168609.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Born in Hardin County near Elizabethtown, W. P. D. Bush was a descendant of one of Kentucky’s earliest settlers and two veterans of the American Revolution. A Democratic Party stalwart, he no doubt ... More


The Conquest in Later Medieval English Law I: Jurisprudence and Forensic Practice in the Thirteenth Century

George Garnett

in The Norman Conquest in English History: Volume I: A Broken Chain?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198726166
eISBN:
9780191793042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726166.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Chapter 6 begins by demonstrating how the compilations of Old English royal law codes underpinned the great thirteenth-century conspectus of common law known as Bracton. It traces them, and the theme ... More


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