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Associations Between Law, Competitiveness, and the Pursuit of Self-Interest

Mitchell J. Callan and Aaron C. Kay

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter will discuss and provide evidence for the idea that the law’s existence shapes social reality by implicitly fostering the sense that people are, and perhaps should be, competitive and ... More


Laws and Values: Reflections on Method

Neil MacCormick

in Institutions of Law: An Essay in Legal Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198267911
eISBN:
9780191714832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267911.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers and seeks to rebut possible objections that might be raised to the methods adopted in this book in relation to the study of law and legal concepts, and to the line it takes ... More


What Is Collateral?: On Legal Technique

Annelise Riles

in Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226719320
eISBN:
9780226719344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226719344.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Collateral sets the stage by introducing the lawyers and the documents in the back offices of derivatives units of global banks to consider what kind of knowledge and forms of subjectivity are being ... More


Lawyers and the Construction of Nations

in Latin American Lawyers: A Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751261
eISBN:
9780804767699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751261.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter analyzes the role of lawyers and of the law as an academic discipline in the construction of nation-states. It deals with the period covering two moments in the history of Latin America: ... More


The Technocratic State

Annelise Riles

in Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226719320
eISBN:
9780226719344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226719344.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores the public side of technical legal knowledge. What does technical legal knowledge look like? How is it different when it is practiced by agents of the state? The Technocratic ... More


Teaching the Case

Neal Feigenson and Christina Spiesel

in Law on Display: The Digital Transformation of Legal Persuasion and Judgment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727584
eISBN:
9780814728567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727584.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on the lawyers' use of new media to explain their cases to their audiences. It considers several case studies that illustrate how the ability of lawyers to teach the case to ... More


Selecting Strasbourg Judges: A Critique

David Kosař

in Selecting Europe's Judges: A Critical Review of the Appointment Procedures to the European Courts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198727781
eISBN:
9780191794117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727781.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter deals with selected problems that plague the process of selecting judges to the European Court of Human Rights today. It argues that the inadequate qualifications, experience, and ... More


Logic

Frederic R. Kellogg

in Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and Legal Logic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523903
eISBN:
9780226524061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226524061.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

After attending lectures on the logic of induction by Charles Sanders Peirce in 1866 and reading Mill’s A System of Logic, Holmes echoed Mill’s critique of the syllogism and his notion of "reasoning ... More


Professional Competence

Christina Massey

in The Ethical Practice of Forensic Psychology: A Casebook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190258542
eISBN:
9780190258559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258542.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

All psychologists, including forensic psychologists, must develop and maintain their professional competence to practice ethically and in a manner consistent with professional practice standards. In ... More


Lawyer on Wall Street, 1855–1870

Bruce A. Kimball

in The Inception of Modern Professional Education: C. C. Langdell, 1826-1906

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832578
eISBN:
9781469605623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889961_kimball.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes Langdell's legal knowledge and diligence, which led attorneys to recruit him to work on prominent cases in the higher courts of New York State. Langdell also gained a ... More


Local Understandings of Roman Criminal Law and Procedure in Asia Minor

Cédric Brélaz

in Law in the Roman Provinces

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198844082
eISBN:
9780191879739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844082.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter deals with the knowledge provincials had, and the use they made, of Roman criminal procedure in the provinces of Asia Minor during the imperial period. This will be examined through two ... More


Legal Advisors

Kimberley Czajkowski

in Localized Law: The Babatha and Salome Komaise Archives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198777335
eISBN:
9780191823053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777335.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the likelihood of legal experts being present in the province and how these may have been utilized by the parties. The broader evidence for such legal experts in the Roman ... More


Comparative Law and the Courts: What Counts as Comparative Law?

Geoffrey Samuel

in Courts and Comparative Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198735335
eISBN:
9780191802096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735335.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyses the courts’ use of comparative law. It argues that the mere citing of foreign material in a judgment, report, or argument does not amount in itself to the use of comparative law ... More


The Scribes

Kimberley Czajkowski

in Localized Law: The Babatha and Salome Komaise Archives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198777335
eISBN:
9780191823053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777335.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the scribal influence on the creation of the documents. This is a factor that is sometimes implicitly acknowledged, but has not previously been explicitly considered with ... More


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