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Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Michael Freeman and David Napier (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year, leading scholars from around the world gather to ... More


EU External Relations Law

Piet Eeckhout

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606634
eISBN:
9780191729560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606634.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The law of the external relations of the European Union is a subject of great importance. The EU institutions have developed an extensive practice in this area, by concluding many international ... More


When ‘Law and Sociology’ is not Enough: Transdisciplinarity and the Problem of Complexity

Julian Webb

in Law and Sociology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282548
eISBN:
9780191700200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282548.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter attempts to employ the work of Roger Cotterrell that stress the reflexive nature of transdisciplinarity as a specific vehicle for further examining the possible importance of ... More


Realizing Utopia: The Future of International Law

The Late Antonio Cassese (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691661
eISBN:
9780191738593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691661.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book is a collection by a group of innovative international jurists. Its contributors reflect on some of the major legal problems facing the international community and analyse the ... More


The Development of Legal Doctrine in a Mixed System

Kenneth Reid and Reinhard Zimmermann

in A History of Private Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267782
eISBN:
9780191683374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267782.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

Private law scholarship in Europe has been, for about 150 years, predominantly national in substance, outlook, and approach. In continental Europe, the law has tended to accept the lex positiva as an ... More


Defeasibility in Legal Reasoning *

Giovanni Sartor

in The Logic of Legal Requirements: Essays on Defeasibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661640
eISBN:
9780191745461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661640.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter provides a logical analysis of defeasible reasoning. First it introduces the notion of a reasoning schema, and considers how ratiocination proceeds according to the reasoning schemata ... More


Jewish Law and Hellenistic Legal Practice in the Light of Greek Papyri from Egypt

Joseph Mélèze Modrzejewski

in An Introduction to the History and Sources of Jewish Law

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262626
eISBN:
9780191682360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262626.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Papyrus – an Egyptian plant from the Cyperaceae family – served as the fundamental media in communicating written information during the Antiquity period. While the term ‘papyrology’ is used to refer ... More


Dealing with the Abyss: The Nature and Purpose of the Rhodian Sea-Law on Jettison (Lex Rhodia de Iactu, D 14.2) and the Making of Justinian’s Digest

J-J Aubert

in Beyond Dogmatics: Law and Society in the Roman World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627936
eISBN:
9780748651474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627936.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Because of the universal nature of legal problems connected with shipwreck, the solutions proposed in classical Antiquity had a tremendous impact on the subsequent legal history of maritime law, to ... More


Voluntary Obligations

Neil MacCormick

in Legal Right and Social Democracy: Essays in Legal and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255024
eISBN:
9780191681561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255024.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Voluntary obligations are those which arise from contracts and promises; obediental obligations include those whose incidence is determined by the law of delict. It might be thought that speculation ... More


Family Care Whilst the Patient is Attending the Oncology Centre

Linda Launchbury and Annette Landy

in Palliative Care Consultations in Primary and Metastatic Brain Tumours

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528074
eISBN:
9780191730382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528074.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Primary and secondary brain tumours have a great impact on the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive abilities of the patient, often leading to personality and mood changes. Brain cancer not ... More


Practical Solutions: Praxiological Analysis of Judgments in Civil Hearings

Pedro Heitor Barros Geraldo

in Law at Work: Studies in Legal Ethnomethods

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190210243
eISBN:
9780190210267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210243.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyzes how judges make decisions in civil hearings in France, grounded on observations made in Sète District Court in Southern France. The ethnomethodological analysis reveals how the ... More


Introduction

BERNARD RUDDEN

in The New River: A Legal History

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254973
eISBN:
9780191681547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254973.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book examines the New River Company. It provides an interesting analysis of the fascinating legal problems encountered starting at the time of the company's inception at the beginning of the ... More


Humanizing the Laws of War: Selected Writings of Richard Baxter

Richard Baxter

Detlev F. Vagts, Theodor Meron, Stephen M. Schwebel, and Charles Keever (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680252
eISBN:
9780191760181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680252.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book celebrates the scholarship of Richard Baxter, former Judge of the International Court of Justice and former Professor of International Law at Harvard Law School. The volume brings together ... More


Legal Troubles

Wayne Franklin

in James Fenimore Cooper: The Early Years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108057
eISBN:
9780300135008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108057.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the legal problems of James Fenimore Cooper during the early 1820s. It focuses on the Bridgen suit, a series of three successive New York Chancery Court bills filed against the ... More


Negotiations on Domestic Regulation and Trade in Services (GATS Article VI): A Legal Analysis of Selected Current Issues

Joel P. Trachtman

in Reforming the World Trading System: Legitimacy, Efficiency, and Democratic Governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282623
eISBN:
9780191700224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282623.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that it may be difficult for developing countries to insist on policy flexibility for their own domestic prudential regulation of services and request greater, asymmetric ... More


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