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Transparent Companies? Legal Research Strategies to Understand Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains

Andreas Rühmkorf

in Researching Forced Labour in the Global Economy: Methodological Challenges and Advances

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266472
eISBN:
9780191884214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266472.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Private commercial relationships constitute significant practical challenges for researchers analysing issues of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), such as forced labour in global supply chains. ... More


Research Gets Organized, 1880s–1930s

John B. Nann and Morris L. Cohen

in The Yale Law School Guide to Research in American Legal History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300118537
eISBN:
9780300235685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300118537.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the creation of a better-organized world of legal research through the development and refinement of several legal research tools. The federal government made its first attempt ... More


Nonlaw Research

John B. Nann and Morris L. Cohen

in The Yale Law School Guide to Research in American Legal History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300118537
eISBN:
9780300235685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300118537.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This concluding chapter explores several types of nonlaw resources for legal history research. Since the law defines the relationships that people have with the state and, frequently, with each ... More


Introduction

John B. Nann and Morris L. Cohen

in The Yale Law School Guide to Research in American Legal History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300118537
eISBN:
9780300235685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300118537.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of legal history research. An attorney might conduct legal history research if the law at question in a legal dispute is very old: the U.S. Constitution ... More


Idea and Methods of Legal Research

P. Ishwara Bhat

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199493098
eISBN:
9780199098316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493098.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Legal research examines subject matter enshrouded in social circumstances in order to conceptualize theories and prepare a future course of action. This dynamic, inter-disciplinary, and labyrinthine ... More


Sustainable International Natural Resources Law

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

in Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter offers a forward-looking legal research agenda for the next decade using an international sustainable development law approach. This sustainable development law agenda focuses on ... More


Roman Law in Twentieth-century Britain

Peter Birks

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Roman law in the United Kingdom had two 20th century histories. One was happy, and the other was not. For generations, Justinian's Institutes had played an enormously important part in the formation ... More


Ernst J. Cohn (1904–1976)

Werner Lorenz

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Ernst Joseph Cohn was born in Breslau, Germany on August 7, 1904 to Max Cohn and Charlotte Ruß. Before taking up his studies at the law faculty of the University of Leipzig in Germany, he attended ... More


Politics and Sociology: New Research Agendas for the Study of Law and Religion

Anthony Bradney

in Law and Religion: Current Legal Issues 2001 Volume 4

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199246601
eISBN:
9780191697616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246601.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In light of the change of the place of law and religion in the law school's agenda, this chapter seeks to identify the focus of concern in relation to recent writing about religion and law in the ... More


Taking Facts Seriously *

William Twining

in Law in Context: Enlarging a Discipline

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264835
eISBN:
9780191682810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264835.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter opens with an imaginary seminar on legal education with two objectives: to spot the standard educational fallacies and to underline the point that the study of evidence is potentially a ... More


Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book analyses recent developments in international sustainable development law (ISDL), a field emerging at the intersection between international economic, environmental, and social law. ... More


Language and Biography

John B. Nann and Morris L. Cohen

in The Yale Law School Guide to Research in American Legal History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300118537
eISBN:
9780300235685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300118537.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter addresses the role of language in legal history research. When trying to determine what a law means, researchers must understand what the terminology meant at the time the law was ... More


Historical Legal Research: Implications and Applications

P. Ishwara Bhat

in Idea and Methods of Legal Research

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199493098
eISBN:
9780199098316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493098.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Study of history of laws and legal systems unravels their social dimensions and gives insight into the dynamics of economics, communitarian ethos, and the cultural trajectory beneath them. History ... More


Conclusions

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

in Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book has sought to advance understanding of the development and implementation of international sustainable development law. To this purpose, it has led the reader through current concepts of ... More


Regulating Torts

Jane Stapleton

in Regulating Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264070
eISBN:
9780191698903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264070.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter raises three points about regulating torts. First, using a regulatory lens as a broad supplemental perspective can illuminate legal research in some ways. It enables one to ask fruitful ... More


On Law and Justice

Alf Ross

Jakob v. H. Holtermann (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198716105
eISBN:
9780191784361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716105.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book is a classic work of twentieth-century legal philosophy. The first translation into English was notably poor and misrepresented the views expressed in the text. Translated from scratch from ... More


An Agenda for Normative Policy Analysis in the Study of Global Health Governance

Benjamin Mason Meier

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter first describes the realist origins of international health law as a basis for communicable disease control, and raises the constructivist challenge to this realist framework as a way of ... More


Case Notes

Eva Steiner

in French Law: A Comparative Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198790884
eISBN:
9780191833342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790884.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses the importance of case notes as an aid to interpreting and evaluating judicial decisions in France. In doing so, the chapter highlights the crucial role played by academic ... More


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