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Full Protection and Security

Helge Elisabeth Zeitler

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Clauses guaranteeing investor ‘full protection and security’ are included in most bilateral and multilateral investment treaties. They require not only abstention by the host State from physically ... More


Foxes in the Hen House: Animals, Agribusiness, and the Law: A Modern American Fable

David J. Wolfson and Mariann Sullivan

in Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305104
eISBN:
9780199850556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305104.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores the use of animals for food and the realities of farmed-animal law. It shows how farmed animals receive no effective legal protection in the U.S.A., and details how the law to ... More


Skin of the Dog

Colin Dayan

in The Law Is a White Dog: How Legal Rituals Make and Unmake Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691070919
eISBN:
9781400838592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691070919.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that the nature and status of dogs as defined by law are crucial to understanding the limits of restitution and the uneven application of remedy to persons who must answer to or ... More


Investment Tribunals and Human Rights: Divergent Paths

Moshe Hirsch

in Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578184
eISBN:
9780191722561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578184.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter identifies common traits as well as basically different characteristics of international human rights and investment laws. Developments in both spheres reflect fundamental structural ... More


Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The concept of reproductive health promises to play a crucial role in improving health care provision and legal protection for women around the world. This book is an authoritative and much-needed ... More


Legal Certainty and Legitimate Expectations

Paul Craig

in EU Administrative Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568628
eISBN:
9780191739415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568628.003.0018
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The connected concepts of legal certainty and legitimate expectations are to be found in many legal systems, although their precise legal content may vary. These concepts are used in a number of ... More


The Right to Reputation

Dario Milo

in Defamation and Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204922
eISBN:
9780191709449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204922.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the meaning and legal significance of reputation, and the values underpinning the right. The chapter proceeds as follows. Part B discusses the nature and legal protection of ... More


Law and Economics and Capital Mobility across Advanced Capitalist Economies

Michel Goyer

in Contingent Capital: Short-term Investors and the Evolution of Corporate Governance in France and Germany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199578085
eISBN:
9780191731051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578085.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

What institutional arrangements best account for the willingness of short-term investors to acquire important equity stakes in listed companies? The law and economics perspective on cross-national ... More


Hunting Illegals

Grégoire Chamayou and Steven Rendall

in Manhunts: A Philosophical History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151656
eISBN:
9781400842254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151656.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the hunt for illegals. It begins by considering stateless people, whose legal exclusion is no longer presented as punishment for a crime, but as a status, directly connected ... More


Tort Law and other Legal Categories

Peter Cane

in Tort Law and Economic Interests

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252368
eISBN:
9780191681370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252368.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses forms and sources of protection for economic interests that provide an alternative to the law of tort. It aims to provide an account of alternatives and examines their ... More


Protecting the Marginalized?

Colin Harvey

in Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199204939
eISBN:
9780191695599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204939.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at the potential role of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in protecting the rights of marginalized individuals and groups. It explains the concept of human rights law and ... More


“The Rule of Love Has Superseded the Rule of Force”: The Criminalization of Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans

Ashley Baggett

in Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815217
eISBN:
9781496815255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815217.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Rather than creating specific legislation on the issue, the legal system in Louisiana began reinterpreting old assault and battery laws already in the criminal statutes. These courts relied on the ... More


Recent Developments In the Legal Protection of Cultural Heritage

Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel, and Kathryn Walker Tubb

in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029726
eISBN:
9780813039145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029726.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter discusses the other legal measures available to discourage or combat trade in antiquities and thus protect heritage at its source. It also examines patrimony laws, showing that the ... More


Human Rights and European Law: Building New Legal Orders

Mary Arden

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728573
eISBN:
9780191795411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728573.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This book includes work on the legal protection of rights, contributing to the growing public judicial debate surrounding the national and transnational protection of individual rights. The book ... More


Reasons for Legal Protection of a Right to Strike

Tonia Novitz

in International and European Protection of the Right to Strike: A Comparative Study of Standards Set by the International Labour Organization, the Council of Europe and the European Union

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298540
eISBN:
9780191685484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298540.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines the grounds for legal protection of strikes. They may be socio-economic in nature, may draw upon a particular understanding of rights to political participation, and may be ... More


INTRAAventions in the Heartland

Isaac West

in Transforming Citizenships: Transgender Articulations of the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479832149
eISBN:
9781479826872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479832149.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the activism of The Indiana Transgender Rights Advocacy Alliance (INTRAA) to demonstrate how transgender advocates fought for legal protections as citizens of states without ... More


Why Tolerate Religion?

Brian Leiter

in Why Tolerate Religion?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163543
eISBN:
9781400852345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163543.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that there is no principled reason for legal or constitutional regimes to single out religion for protection; there is no moral or epistemic consideration that favors special ... More


Of ‘Keeps’ and ‘Concubines’: Rights of Cohabitees under Domestic Violence Act

Brototi Dutta

in Conflict in the Shared Household: Domestic Violence and the Law in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199489954
eISBN:
9780199095674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489954.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Supreme Court in its decision in Velusamy v. Patchaiammal limited the scope of ‘relationship in the nature of marriage’ under the PWDVA and interpreted it as co-terminus with ‘common-law ... More


Justice and Empathy: Toward a Constitutional Ideal

Robert A. Burt

Frank Iacobucci (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300224269
eISBN:
9780300231854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224269.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Supreme Court long considered its highest mission to be the protection of individual liberty from intrusion by government, but the court shifted its focus to social and economic equality. This ... More


Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma

G. Andrew Karolyi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199336623
eISBN:
9780190232047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336623.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book develops a new practical framework to delineate and measure the fundamental risks of investing in emerging markets. In so doing, it defines clearly what an emerging market represents: ... More


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