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Litigation and Legal Advice: Co-ordination and Control

Terence Daintith and Alan Page

in The Executive in the Constitution: Structure, Autonomy, and Internal Control

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268703
eISBN:
9780191683558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268703.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter asks how legal advice is co-ordinated and controlled. It begins with a discussion of the Law Officers, prosecutors, and civil litigation. In considering how the Law Officers act to give ... More


Lecture at Toynbee Hall on the Centenary of its Legal Advice Centre *

Tom Bingham

in The Business of Judging: Selected Essays and Speeches

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299127
eISBN:
9780191685620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299127.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Philosophy of Law

Toynbee Hall is one of the great manifestations of Victorian philanthropy. In 1984, it celebrated the centenary of its foundation. Toynbee Hall ... More


The Road to Basra

Nigel D. White

in Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The involvement of British service personnel in the invasion of Iraq in 2003 took place against a background of division both domestically and internationally. The legal basis, revolving principally ... More


Pre-Interrogation Advice

Mike McConville, Jacqueline Hodgson, Lee Bridges, and Anita Pavlovic

in Standing Accused: The Organization and Practices of Criminal Defence Lawyers in Britain

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258681
eISBN:
9780191681851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258681.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores how firms of solicitors respond when requested to provide legal advice to a person who is held by the police pending interrogation. In addition to the twenty-two firms studied ... More


Executive Legality: Constitutional Background and Current Issues

Terence Daintith and Alan Page

in The Executive in the Constitution: Structure, Autonomy, and Internal Control

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268703
eISBN:
9780191683558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268703.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter briefly reviews the findings of the last three chapters on the key features of executive structure and practice and on legality, before trying to assess their significance. The ... More


Discretionary Exclusion of Confessions and Other Evidence—Specific Cases

Peter Mirfield

in Silence, Confessions and Improperly Obtained Evidence

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262695
eISBN:
9780191682391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262695.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter deals with exclusionary discretion of confessions and other evidence. It examines the authorities concerned with exclusion under section 78(1) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act ... More


Custodial Legal Advice: Toward a Pan-European Model?

Jacqueline S. Hodgson

in The Metamorphosis of Criminal Justice: A Comparative Account

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199981427
eISBN:
9780190096649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199981427.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the ways in which transnational procedural standards for the provision of custodial legal advice have been received in different jurisdictions by the courts, by review bodies, ... More


Lawyers for the Poor: Legal Advice, Voluntary Action and Citizenship in England, 1890-1990

Kate Bradley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526136053
eISBN:
9781526150394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526136077
Subject:
History, Social History

Lawyers for the poor explores the development of legal advice and aid provision in England between 1890 and 1990. It is the first book-length study to place legal advice provision in the wider ... More


The General Counsel on the Balance Beam

E. Norman Veasey and Christine T. Di Guglielmo

in Indispensable Counsel: The Chief Legal Officer in the New Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199315604
eISBN:
9780190259792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199315604.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The biggest challenge of the general counsel is the balancing of responsibilities, from assuming the role of business partner and the Chief Executive Officer's counsellor to being a team leader, not ... More


The Practice of Canon Law

in The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077598
eISBN:
9780226077611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077611.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

During the Middle Ages, lawyers practiced law in a variety of modes and settings. Advocates argued lawsuits on behalf of clients in courts, ecclesiastical and secular, and at home in their studies ... More


Organisation and Characteristics of Criminal Firms

Mike McConville, Jacqueline Hodgson, Lee Bridges, and Anita Pavlovic

in Standing Accused: The Organization and Practices of Criminal Defence Lawyers in Britain

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258681
eISBN:
9780191681851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258681.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the organisation of criminal firms. It specifically describes the way in which criminal defence practice is organised, in the light of the nature of the work undertaken and the ... More


Bills of Rights, Constitutions, and Habeas Corpus

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses whether a written constitution with an entrenched Bill of Rights extends or enhances the rights of detainees which are afforded at common law by the writ of habeas corpus. In ... More


European Influences on the Pretrial Defense Role

Jacqueline S. Hodgson

in The Metamorphosis of Criminal Justice: A Comparative Account

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199981427
eISBN:
9780190096649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199981427.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the changing ways in which the role of the criminal defense lawyer is structured and understood within different procedural traditions, and the challenges posed to individual ... More


3 The Architecture of Impunity

Peter Margulies

in Law's Detour: Justice Displaced in the Bush Administration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795590
eISBN:
9780814759608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795590.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the Bush administration's efforts to orchestrate impunity—to insulate themselves from the sanctions established under domestic and international law. It first considers the ... More


The Architecture of Impunity

Peter Margulies

in Law's Detour: Justice Displaced in the Bush Administration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795590
eISBN:
9780814759608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795590.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the Bush administration's efforts to orchestrate impunity—to insulate themselves from the sanctions established under domestic and international law. It first considers the ... More


Introduction. The War Lawyers and the Self-Legalization of the Military

Craig Jones

in The War Lawyers: The United States, Israel, and Juridical Warfare

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198842927
eISBN:
9780191878824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842927.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book’s scope, aims, methods, and arguments. It argues that in recent decades the United States and Israel have been at the forefront of efforts ... More


The English settlements, the Poor Man’s Lawyer and social work, circa 1890–1939

Kate Bradley

in The Settlement House Movement Revisited: A Transnational History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447354239
eISBN:
9781447354246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354239.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The settlement movement in England brought about and worked in tandem with other reformist movements: such as the spread of ‘poor man’s lawyer’ services. The provision of these free legal advice ... More


Legal Advice, the Foreign Office, and Britain’s Neutrality Policy, 1870–1914

Gabriela A. Frei

in Crafting the International Order: Practitioners and Practices of International Law since c.1800

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198863830
eISBN:
9780191896170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863830.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

As the predominant sea power in the nineteenth century, Britain shaped the understanding of neutrality at sea prior to 1914 like no other nation. This chapter examines how Britain formulated its ... More


Jewish Barristers 1945‒1990

John Cooper

in Pride Versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, 1890-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774877
eISBN:
9781800340053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774877.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Jewish barristers from 1945 to 1990. Partly because the provisions of the Legal Aid and Advice Act 1949 were starting to take effect, and partly because of the post-war upsurge ... More


The Kill Chain (II): Dynamic Targeting

Craig Jones

in The War Lawyers: The United States, Israel, and Juridical Warfare

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198842927
eISBN:
9780191878824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842927.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter is the second of two chapters that analyse the role of military lawyers in the contemporary US kill chain. It focuses on dynamic (unplanned) targeting and shows how its ontology of ... More


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