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Definitions of historical exemplum and personal exemplum

Henriette van der Blom

in Cicero's Role Models: The Political Strategy of a Newcomer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582938
eISBN:
9780191723124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582938.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The term exemplum has a broad range of meanings in Latin, but this chapter offers definitions of ‘historical exemplum’ and ‘personal exemplum’ which support the use of these terms throughout the ... More


A Minority Opinion?: MACCABAEAN LECTURE IN JURISPRUDENCE

BARONESS HALE OF RICHMOND

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about judges and the traditionalist view of judging delivered by the author at the 2007 Maccabaean Lecture in Jurisprudence held at the British Academy. ... More


Precedent at the Court of Justice of the European Union: The Linguistic Aspect

Karen McAuliffe

in Law and Language: Current Legal Issues Volume 15

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673667
eISBN:
9780191751769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673667.003.0297
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

The development of a de facto precedent in EU law has recently been the subject of significant academic debate. There is no official doctrine of precedent in EU law — historically, a doctrine of ... More


Loveden v. Loveden The lady and the don, 1794–1811

Lawrence Stone

in Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England, 1660-1857

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202547
eISBN:
9780191675393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202547.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

From a legal point of view, the importance of the case in this chapter is that it set a series of precedents in canon law of sufficient importance to be publicly reported for future citation. These ... More


Screening’s Architecture

Jeffrey S. Kahn

in Islands of Sovereignty: Haitian Migration and the Borders of Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226587387
eISBN:
9780226587554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587554.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter conceptualizes chains of citation and other modes of intertextual reference to legal precedents, regulations, and other administrative genres as legal infrastructure. It also explores ... More


Epilogue the View from the Mountain

Duncan Maysilles

in Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834596
eISBN:
9781469603155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877937_maysilles.15
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter shows that even after the local copper industry was gone, the case it spawned remains potent as a legal precedent. Georgia v. Tennessee Copper Co. arose from the physical and political ... More


The Quest for Unity of Value

Drucilla Cornell and Nick Friedman

in The Mandate of Dignity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823268108
eISBN:
9780823272457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268108.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In chapter four, we examine Dworkin's post–Law's Empire contributions as he struggles to answer his critics, particularly H.L.A. Hart.


Miscegenation in the Conflict of Laws

Andrew Koppelman

in Same Sex, Different States: When Same-Sex Marriages Cross State Lines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113402
eISBN:
9780300135138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113402.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes legal precedents from the controversy over interracial marriage. It covers polygamy cases; the functions of the miscegenation taboo; and three classes of choice of law problems ... More


Sedlock v. Baird

Candy Gunther Brown

in Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools: Reforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648484
eISBN:
9781469648507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648484.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 6 interrogates Sedlock v. Baird (2013; 2015), the highest profile state court ruling on public-school yoga. California Superior Court Judge John Meyer found that yoga is “religious” and ... More


Methodological and Procedural Considerations

John R. Barner

in Social Work, Criminal Justice, and the Death Penalty

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190937232
eISBN:
9780197541562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190937232.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter addresses the methodological and procedural aspects of capital litigation. Through a historical and chronological review of legal precedent and procedural changes to capital litigation, ... More


Women Exemplars for an Emerging Polity

Celene Ibrahim

in Women and Gender in the Qur'an

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190063818
eISBN:
9780190063849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063818.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Theology

This chapter analyzes how female figures relate to events in the nascent Muslim polity—in its emerging theological discourses, its normative social practices, and its encounters with other ... More


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