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Putting the World into Rabbinic Words

Alexander Samely

in Forms of Rabbinic Literature and Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199296736
eISBN:
9780191712067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296736.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter suggests that the rabbis' large-scale use of the hypothetical legal case endows this format with a special significance. This is taken to imply that the world provides the space for ... More


The Legal Frame: Can a Case be Made? *

Keith Hawkins

in Law as Last Resort: Prosecution Decision-Making in a Regulatory Agency

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243891
eISBN:
9780191714184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243891.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Legal rules, and formalities of the legal process, assume particular significance when regulatory inspectors consider a case's legal strengths and weaknesses. Legal framing transforms a matter into ... More


The Story of Plyler v. Doe: The Education of Undocumented Children and the Polity

Michael A. Olivas

in No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762448
eISBN:
9780814762455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762448.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter summarizes the legislative history leading to the legal case, and the various lower court rulings before that of the Supreme Court. Drawing from archival and other historical materials, ... More


Background

David S. Wendler

in The Ethics of Pediatric Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730087
eISBN:
9780199776689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730087.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The second chapter provides general background on the debate over nonbeneficial pediatric research. It considers what constitutes nonbeneficial pediatric research, as well as current regulations ... More


The Headscarf Controversy: Secularism and Freedom of Religion

Hilal Elver

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769292
eISBN:
9780199933136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769292.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book deals with an ongoing controversy of the Muslim women’s headscarf from the legal and sociological perspective in democratic countries. It depicts headscarf controversy and argues with the ... More


Introduction

Matthew H. Sommer

in Polyandry and Wife-Selling In Qing Dynasty China: Survival Strategies and Judicial Interventions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520287037
eISBN:
9780520962194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287037.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1 introduces the book by explaining the broader context of polyandry and wife sale in terms of skewed sex ratios, the traffic in women, stigmatized and prohibited marriage practices, and sex ... More


Science Education

David B. Resnik

in Playing Politics with Science: Balancing Scientific Independence and Government Oversight

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195375893
eISBN:
9780199866632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375893.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter gives some background to the debate about teaching evolution in public schools and discusses some key legal cases. It examines political versus scientific control over science education, ... More


High-Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes

Lynn S. Chancer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101125
eISBN:
9780226101132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book starts by considering the following: O. J. Simpson, the Central Park jogger, Bensonhurst, William Kennedy Smith, and Rodney King. These names mean more than crimes and criminals, more than ... More


Conclusion: A Revisionist Bank Narrative—Lessons Timely and Timeless

Eric Lomazoff

in Reconstructing the National Bank Controversy: Politics and Law in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226579313
eISBN:
9780226579597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226579597.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter concludes the book by (1) outlining the role of the national bank controversy in shaping contemporary constitutional politics, and (2) returning to the broader import of a revisionist ... More


The Rose Case: A Case Study in Legal Advocacy

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

To examine the opportunities and challenges of attempting to secure educational rights through courts, Chapter 4 offers a case study of a landmark school finance lawsuit from Kentucky, Rose v. ... More


Death, Distance, and Bureaucracy: An Archival Story

Sylvia Sellers-García

in Archives and Information in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266250
eISBN:
9780191869181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266250.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter in two parts considers several legal cases from Spanish America. It argues that geographic distance shaped the pace of proceedings and created bureaucratic distances critical to case ... More


2 The Story of Plyler v. Doe: The Education of Undocumented Children and the Polity

Michael A. Olivas

in No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762448
eISBN:
9780814762455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762448.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter summarizes the legislative history leading to the legal case, and the various lower court rulings before that of the Supreme Court. Drawing from archival and other historical materials, ... More


Practical Issues for Parents and Teachers

Rivers Ian

in Homophobic Bullying: Research and Theoretical Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195160536
eISBN:
9780199893911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160536.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Chapter 6 presents data from qualitative studies conducted with parents of lesbians, gay men and bisexual men and women who have been bullied or harassed at school. Some of the legal cases and human ... More


Encouraging Human Rights*

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The extent to which a human rights provision is effective depends very little on ‘enforcement’ in the normal sense of the term. It depends, like so much of international law generally, on a perceived ... More


Intransigent and Corrupt Officials in Early Imperial China

Anthony J. Barbieri-Low

in Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867812
eISBN:
9780824875671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867812.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the various forms of official intransigence and corruption seen in the early imperial period through an examination of statutes, ordinances, and legal cases excavated from ... More


Small-Scale Coherence Relationships

Alexander Samely

in Profiling Jewish Literature in Antiquity: An Inventory, from Second Temple Texts to the Talmuds

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684328
eISBN:
9780191764981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684328.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter deals with the relationship between adjacent text parts over short distances, in particular in thematic texts or commentaries. It describes some of the complex coherence relationships ... More


The Republic Afloat: Law, Honor, and Citizenship in Maritime America

Matthew Taylor Raffety

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924007
eISBN:
9780226924014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924014.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the years before the Civil War, many Americans saw the sea as a world apart, an often violent and insular culture governed by its own definitions of honor and ruled by its own authorities. The ... More


“One of the Ablest Lawyers in the State”: Reconstruction, 1865–1873

Timothy B. Smith

in James Z. George: Mississippi's Great Commoner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032318
eISBN:
9781617032325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032318.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes events in George’s life from 1865 to 1873. These include his homecoming in 1865; his views on the status and rights of former slaves; his efforts to get back on his feet in the ... More


Finding the Truth in the Courtroom: Dealing with Deception, Lies, and Memories

Henry Otgaar and Mark L. Howe (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190612016
eISBN:
9780190612030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612016.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The focus of this book is on how legal professionals, legal/forensic psychologists, and memory researchers can decide when statements or identifications are based on truthful or fabricated ... More


Deception and Memory in the Courtroom: An Overview

Henry Otgaar and Mark L. Howe

in Finding the Truth in the Courtroom: Dealing with Deception, Lies, and Memories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190612016
eISBN:
9780190612030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612016.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This introductory chapter provides a brief synopsis of the different chapters that this book contains. Following this, it takes this one step further by discussing how deception might impact memory. ... More


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