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Legal Origins and Principles

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The application of ethical assessment is related to applications of law and principles of human rights. This chapter provides a foundation for legal analysis and perception that can be applied to ... More


The Lisbon Treaty: Law, Politics, and Treaty Reform

Paul Craig

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595013
eISBN:
9780191729508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595013.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The Lisbon Treaty reformed the foundations of the European Union and marked the culmination of a process of Treaty reform that began after the Treaty of Nice and spanned almost a decade. This book ... More


The Lisbon Treaty, Revised Edition: Law, Politics, and Treaty Reform

Paul Craig

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664955
eISBN:
9780191773723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664955.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The Lisbon Treaty reformed the foundations of the European Union and marked the culmination of a process of Treaty reform that began after the Treaty of Nice and spanned almost a decade. This book ... More


Ethics and the Practice of Public Health

Ruth Gaare Bernheim, Phillip Nieburg, and Richard J. Bonnie

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter illustrates how ethical analysis can be a helpful tool, along with legal analysis, to support and enrich public health decision making. It provides n overview of the complementary roles ... More


The Ethics of Psychological Jurisprudence

Bruce A. Arrigo, Heather Y. Bersot, and Brian G. Sellers

in The Ethics of Total Confinement: A Critique of Madness, Citizenship, and Social Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195372212
eISBN:
9780199897247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372212.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter examines prevailing ethical theory, including: (1) ethical formalism and deontological prima facie duties; (2) consequentialism (consisting of ethical egoism, contractualism, and ... More


1 1 Introduction

Menski Werner

in Hindu Law: Beyond Tradition and Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699210
eISBN:
9780199080298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699210.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Hindu law has defied many predictions of its demise, despite being an ancient legal system. It must be seen as a postmodern phenomenon that displays its internal dynamism and perennial capacity for ... More


Oaths: Theory and Practice in the Histories of Herodotus and Thucydides *

Donald Lateiner

in Thucydides and Herodotus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199593262
eISBN:
9780191752261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593262.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Weighing Thucydides' implicit (therefore, at best, only alleged) criticisms of — and homage to — his predecessor Herodotus demands comparison and examination of ‘normal’ institutions. Included oaths, ... More


Introduction

Alexander Somek

in Engineering Equality: An Essay on European Anti-Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693375
eISBN:
9780191729737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693375.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

Creating equality of opportunity seems to be a viable strategy for resolving the conflict between the contending principles of competitiveness and solidarity. Both principles lie at the core of the ... More


Introduction

Neil Boister and Robert Cryer

in The Tokyo International Military Tribunal - A Reappraisal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278527
eISBN:
9780191706950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278527.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter highlights the negative view of the trial created by the existing literature on the trial, but then notes that there has been little legal analysis of the trial. It points ... More


One Supreme Court: Supremacy, Inferiority, and the Judicial Department of the United States

James E. Pfander

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340334
eISBN:
9780199867233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340334.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Despite over two hundred years of experience with constitutional government, much remains unclear about the power of the political branches to curtail or re-define the judicial power of the United ... More


International Investment Law: Some Legal Cultural Insights

Colin B. Picker

in Regionalism in International Investment Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780195389005
eISBN:
9780199332434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389005.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Legal cultural analysis can be a very useful methodology for considering legal systems and traditions. This chapter applies that methodological approach to international investment law. It first ... More


Comparative Legal Analysis and Intellectual Property Law: A Guide for Research

Irene Calboli

in Handbook of Intellectual Property Research: Lenses, Methods, and Perspectives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198826743
eISBN:
9780191865695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826743.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter addresses the intersection between comparative law and intellectual property (IP) law and the role of comparative legal analysis as a research methodology for IP scholars. Due to the ... More


How to Do Things with Legal Doctrine

Pierre Schlag and Amy J. Griffin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226726106
eISBN:
9780226726380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226726380.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

“How to do Things with Legal Doctrine,” describes and explains those fundamental rhetorical moves that cut across the law school curriculum. We discuss rules vs. standards, textualism vs. ... More


‘Pigs in Space’: Geographic Separatism in Multicultural Societies

Issachar Rosen-Zvi

in Law and Sociology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282548
eISBN:
9780191700200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282548.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses the normative and spatial dimensions of sovereignty in a society characterized by cultural diversity, social fragmentation, and ideological conflict. The thesis of this chapter ... More


Making Sense of Decision-making

Carolyn Hoyle and Mai Sato

in Reasons to Doubt: Wrongful Convictions and the Criminal Cases Review Commission

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198794578
eISBN:
9780191836022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794578.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines decision-making and the use of discretion within the Criminal Cases Review Commission using socio-legal analysis, with particular emphasis on the application of the real ... More


Intellectual Property, Information Science, and Quantitative Legal Analysis

Daniel Seng

in Handbook of Intellectual Property Research: Lenses, Methods, and Perspectives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198826743
eISBN:
9780191865695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826743.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Advancements in data analysis and the growing wealth of data regarding various innovations and their uses make it increasingly feasible to apply robust mathematical, statistical, and computational ... More


Searching for Subversives: The Story of Italian Internment in Wartime America

Mary Elizabeth Basile Chopas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469634340
eISBN:
9781469634364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634340.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When the United States entered World War II, Italian nationals living in this country were declared enemy aliens and faced with legal restrictions. Several thousand aliens and a few U.S. citizens ... More


Introduction

Panos Koutrakos

in The EU Common Security and Defence Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199692729
eISBN:
9780191752254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692729.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter begins by considering the rhetoric of European Union (EU) institutions on the security role of the Union. It then sets out the book's purpose, which is to provide a legal ... More


Sexual Orientation Discrimination and the European Convention on Human Rights: A Socio-Legal Analysis of Applications against the UK

Paul Johnson

in Going to Strasbourg: An Oral History of Sexual Orientation Discrimination and the European Convention on Human Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198777618
eISBN:
9780191823176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777618.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter provides a sociologically informed historical analysis of applications made under the European Convention on Human Rights against the UK concerning discrimination on the grounds of ... More


Anti-Discrimination Law in Civil Law Jurisdictions

Barbara Havelková and Mathias Möschel (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198853138
eISBN:
9780191887451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853138.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This edited volume explores the question of how anti-discrimination law fits into civil law jurisdictions of Europe. Anti-discrimination law, as well as much of academic literature on this topic, has ... More


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