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Practitioner Perspectives

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter considers the experiences of practitioners who work inside and around the international human rights legal system. Those insider views—many of them from lawyers who have one foot in ... More


Introduction: Custom and Renaissance Literature

Stephanie Elsky

in Custom, Common Law, and the Constitution of English Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198861430
eISBN:
9780191893421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861430.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The introduction offers a definition of custom as the basis of England’s common law and provides a lexicon of legal custom, including terms like time immemorial, the ancient constitution, consent, ... More


The History of Law and the History of Disputes

John Hudson

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: 871-1216

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198260301
eISBN:
9780191740640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260301.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to engage with various approaches to the history of law. Some scholars, especially historians, have concentrated primarily on royal ideology, ... More


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