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Commuter Marriage and Cohabitation

Cynthia Grant Bowman

in Living Apart Together: Legal Protections for a New Form of Family

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479891047
eISBN:
9781479874248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479891047.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses commuter marriage and cohabiting couples, describing how the issues involved are both similar to and different from those faced by LATs. It is based primarily on the secondary ... More


The Practice of Promising

P. S. Atiyah

in Promises, Morals, and Law

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254799
eISBN:
9780191681530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254799.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The chapter conducts a preliminary inquiry into the ‘practice of promising’ as it exists in modern England. The chapter aims to teach about the morality of promising from some acquaintance with the ... More


‘An honourable man should not talk about that which he cannot prove’: slander and speech about witchcraft

Alison Rowlands

in Witchcraft Narratives in Germany: Rothenburg, 1561-1652

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719052590
eISBN:
9781781700167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052590.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores popular speech about witchcraft, explains why the inhabitants of Rothenburg and its hinterland were generally unwilling to accuse suspected witches at law, and details the ... More


How Should the Law Treat LATs?

Cynthia Grant Bowman

in Living Apart Together: Legal Protections for a New Form of Family

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479891047
eISBN:
9781479874248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479891047.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Starting from theories about the purposes of family law, this chapter addresses first how to decide what the appropriate legal treatment of any group should be. Focusing on the economic relationships ... More


Dignity, Respect, and Equality in Israel's Sexual Harassment Law

Orit Kamir

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter describes the efforts of feminist lawyers and academics around the world to influence perceptions and legal definitions of sexual harassment within their own legal cultures. The ... More


Conclusion

Browne C. Lewis

in Papa's Baby: Paternity and Artificial Insemination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738481
eISBN:
9780814753279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738481.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's key themes and presents some final thoughts. This book is about comparing the legal treatment of children of passion with that of children of science. It ... More


Introduction: Extraterritorial Dreams

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

in Extraterritorial Dreams: European Citizenship, Sephardi Jews, and the Ottoman Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226368191
eISBN:
9780226368368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368368.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter reviews the history of the Capitulatory regime and the fraught legal relationship that linked the Ottoman Empire with the states of Europe for some five centuries. It reconstructs why ... More


Conclusion

Browne C. Lewis

in Papa's Baby: Paternity and Artificial Insemination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738481
eISBN:
9780814753279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738481.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's key themes and presents some final thoughts. This book is about comparing the legal treatment of children of passion with that of children of science. ... More


Protégé Refugees

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

in Extraterritorial Dreams: European Citizenship, Sephardi Jews, and the Ottoman Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226368191
eISBN:
9780226368368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368368.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter lends a Mediterranean and Middle Eastern corollary to studies of the European refugee crises unleashed by the First World War. It examines the abrogation of the Capitulatory regime by ... More


Expanding the Definition of Legal Child

Browne C. Lewis

in Papa's Baby: Paternity and Artificial Insemination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738481
eISBN:
9780814753279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738481.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the different classes of children and the way in which their legal treatment has been influenced by the way they are viewed by society. These include children conceived as the ... More


5 Expanding the Definition of Legal Child

Browne C. Lewis

in Papa's Baby: Paternity and Artificial Insemination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738481
eISBN:
9780814753279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738481.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the different classes of children and the way in which their legal treatment has been influenced by the way they are viewed by society. These include children conceived as the ... More


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