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Law and War: An Introduction

Lawrence Douglas, Austin Sarat, and Martha Merrill Umphrey

in Law and War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787420
eISBN:
9780804788861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787420.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The chapter lays out the fundamental objectives of the book. In examining the fraught, contested, and evolving relationship between law and war, the authors are particularly interested in instigating ... More


“Not With My Tax Money”: The Problem of Justifying Government Subsidies for the Arts

Joel Feinberg

in Problems at the Roots of Law: Essays in Legal and Political Theory

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155266
eISBN:
9780199833177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155262.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This article takes up the issue of governmental subsidies of the arts, an issue that parallels an examination of governmental restraints on liberty in The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law. In the ... More


Law and War

Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, and Martha Merrill Umphrey (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787420
eISBN:
9780804788861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787420.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This collection of essays explores the cultural, historical, spatial, and theoretical dimensions of the relationship between law and war. This relationship has long vexed the jurisprudential ... More


Dignity as an Eschatological Concept

David Walsh

in Understanding Human Dignity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265642
eISBN:
9780191760389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265642.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

An eschatological concept is one we live within and therefore can never fully comprehend. Human dignity names what cannot be named. Rather than a claim to status it really marks the capacity to ... More


The Trial of Flosi and the Battle: Chapters 135, 141–5

William Ian Miller

in ‘Why is your axe bloody?’: A Reading of Njàls Saga

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198704843
eISBN:
9780191789441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704843.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature, European Literature

This chapter deals extensively with the saga’s treatment of law, the limits of law, some procedural matters that may trouble the reader, the nature of legal expertise, and the portraits of three men ... More


Mill’s On Liberty and the Modern “Harm to Others” Principle

Bernard E Harcourt

in Foundational Texts in Modern Criminal Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199673612
eISBN:
9780191751745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673612.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

John Stuart Mill’s famous statement of the harm principle in his “Introductory” to On Liberty—pulled out of context and denuded of Mill’s sophisticated philosophical treatment—became a foundational ... More


Nonproceduralism and the Presumption of Innocence

Richard L. Lippke

in Taming the Presumption of Innocence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190469191
eISBN:
9780190469214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469191.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Some scholars cast the presumption of innocence as a substantive constraint on the content of the criminal law. Others see it as appropriately regulative of our interactions with our fellow citizens ... More


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