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POSTSCRIPT: RESPONSIBILITY AND RETRIBUTION

H. L. A. Hart

in Punishment and Responsibility: Essays in the Philosophy of Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199534777
eISBN:
9780191720703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534777.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents the author's response to criticisms about the distinctions he made between the ideas of responsibility and retribution. Topics discussed include role-responsibility, causal ... More


Legal Liability-Responsibility

WILLIAM LUCY

in Philosophy of Private Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198700685
eISBN:
9780191706745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198700685.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the concept of legal liability-responsibility. Legal liability-responsibility refers to all the general components usually necessary to incur legal blame and, in private law, ... More


Pluralism, Dhimmī Rules, and the Regulation of Difference

Anver M. Emon

in Religious Pluralism and Islamic Law: Dhimmis and Others in the Empire of Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199661633
eISBN:
9780191743399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661633.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This chapter analyzes juristic debate on a range of issues related to the regulation of dhimmīs in the Muslim empire. The chapter starts with an analysis of the jizya or poll tax that non-Muslims ... More


The Wheel Come Full Circle

P. S. Atiyah

in The Rise and Fall of Freedom of Contract

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255277
eISBN:
9780191681578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255277.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses the decline of freedom of contract in England during the 20th century. During this period, freedom of contract ceased to be a living issue. And though it was by no means dead ... More


Legal Deterrence: The Foundation of Corporate Governance—Evidence from China

Zhong Zhang

in Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698547
eISBN:
9780191745522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698547.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This paper re-examines the working mechanics for market competition and other market-based mechanisms to ensure good corporate governance. The finding is that, not only are market mechanisms not ... More


Policy Intervention

Mario Mazzocchi, W. Bruce Traill, and Jason F. Shogren

in Fat Economics: Nutrition, Health, and Economic Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213856
eISBN:
9780191695902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213856.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the policies that have been introduced and proposed in a range of countries. It introduces two groups of nutrition policy intervention tools: information measures and market ... More


Conclusion

WILLIAM LUCY

in Philosophy of Private Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198700685
eISBN:
9780191706745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198700685.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter highlights some of the themes and loose ends that have emerged in both Parts I and II of this book and tries, where possible, either to trim or tie up the latter. The main burden of the ... More


Holmes and the Theory of Contract

P. S. Atiyah

in Essays on Contract

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254447
eISBN:
9780191681493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254447.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter is an examination of Holmes's theory of contract, as revealed in The Common Law and elsewhere in his writings. It begins by discussing his theory of legal liability. Holmes is one of the ... More


The Facts, Events, States of Affairs, and Tropes Debate

Michael S. Moore

in Causation and Responsibility: An Essay in Law, Morals, and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199256860
eISBN:
9780191719653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256860.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter seeks some resolution about what causal relata might actually be, amongst these four possibilities. The metaphysical resolution is that one of the fine-grained things, states of affairs, ... More


The Landscape of Promissory Misrepresentation

Ian Ayres and Gregory Klass

in Insincere Promises: The Law of Misrepresented Intent

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106756
eISBN:
9780300127133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106756.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the various forms of promissory misrepresentation: nonpromissory misrepresentation of intent; insincere promises where there is no enforceable contract; false predictions; ... More


Foreseeing Harm Opaquely

MICHAEL S. MOORE

in Action and Value in Criminal Law

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258063
eISBN:
9780191681783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258063.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Corrective-justice theorists of tort and retributive-justice theorists of the criminal law have good reason to reject the foreseeability criterion of proximate causation on normative grounds. For ... More


How to Deal with External Effects

Geoffrey Heal

in Endangered Economies: How the Neglect of Nature Threatens Our Prosperity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231180849
eISBN:
9780231543286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180849.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The classical approach to external costs is to levy corrective taxes. An alternative, the cap and trade system, builds on the idea that external effects arise from inadequately-defined property ... More


The Law of Play

Ariela R. Dubler

in Imagining New Legalities: Privacy and Its Possibilities in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777049
eISBN:
9780804781572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777049.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses the legal construction of a social sphere of play and the stakes of situating legally salient actions in that context. In particular, it considers how the Supreme Court has ... More


From Riggs v Palmer to Shelley v Kraemer: Judicial Power and the Law–Equity Distinction

John CP Goldberg and Benjamin C Zipursky

in Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Equity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198817659
eISBN:
9780191859151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817659.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents further insight into the way in which equity adjusts legal liability to fit better with considerations of justice and morality. It highlights the function of the equitable ... More


ECHR Litigation as a Tool for Tax Justice in Europe

Céline Braumann

in Tax, Inequality, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190882228
eISBN:
9780190882266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882228.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the prospects for challenging a tax exemption granted to a private company by invoking the prohibition on discrimination in the European Charter on Human Rights (ECHR). Should ... More


The Corporate University

Joshua Barkan

in Corporate Sovereignty: Law and Government under Capitalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674268
eISBN:
9781452947358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674268.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the potential of the corporate university, which stands as the subjugation of reason to the dictates of neoliberal ideology and global markets. It exposes the “corporateness” ... More


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