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The Modern Laws of War from 1874 to 1949

Karma Nabulsi

in Traditions of War: Occupation, Resistance and The Law

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294078
eISBN:
9780191599972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294077.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the first of three chapters that set out the differing contexts through which the dilemma in the laws of war over the distinction between lawful and unlawful combatants can be viewed: ... More


Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Mitchel de S.-O.-l'E. Lasser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Fundamental rights are exploding across all areas of law in Europe. This rights revolution is transforming European judicial culture and the judge's political role at breakneck speed. Not only have ... More


Debating the Law

Donna T. Andrew and Randall McGowen

in The Perreaus and Mrs. Rudd: Forgery and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century London

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220621
eISBN:
9780520923706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220621.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the legal controversy surrounding Mrs. Rudd's detention after the trial of Daniel Perreau. It notes that this act transformed what had been a scandal into a major legal ... More


American Courts, Global Norms

Martin S. Flaherty

in Restoring the Global Judiciary: Why the Supreme Court Should Rule in U.S. Foreign Affairs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179124
eISBN:
9780691186122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179124.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers a phenomenon that has consistently been among the most contentious of modern legal controversies—the application by American courts of international human rights. Recent years ... More


Choosing Kin in Antislavery Literature and Law

Edlie L. Wong

in Neither Fugitive nor Free: Atlantic Slavery, Freedom Suits, and the Legal Culture of Travel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794555
eISBN:
9780814795460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794555.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter charts the legal controversies over slaves brought into New England after Chief Justice Lemuel Shaw’s landmark decision in Commonwealth v. Aves. Considered as the most forceful ... More


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