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Introduction: Humour: a serious issue in contemporary France

Jonathan Ervine

in Humour in Contemporary France: Controversy, Consensus and Contradictions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620511
eISBN:
9781789629811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620511.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introduction will briefly discuss the ways in which the January 2015 attacks on the offices of Charlie Hebdo provoked debates about humour and freedom of expression, as well as the limits of ... More


Pornography

ERIC BARENDT

in Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225811
eISBN:
9780191714139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225811.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter seeks to answer the threshold question of whether sexually explicit material should be regarded as speech. If the principle of freedom of speech covers hardcore pornography, then the ... More


Failure to Reassure as Threat

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a detailed analysis of the case law governing the imposition of an Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO). It demonstrates first that the grounds for imposing an order are defined ... More


Using Obscenity Doctrine to Address Hate Speech

Kevin W. Saunders

in Degradation: What the History of Obscenity Tells Us about Hate Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741443
eISBN:
9780814708750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741443.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the use of obscenity doctrine to address hate speech. It first considers the U.S. test currently used for obscenity, set forth by the Supreme Court in the 1973 case Miller v. ... More


7 Using Obscenity Doctrine to Address Hate Speech

Kevin W. Saunders

in Degradation: What the History of Obscenity Tells Us about Hate Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741443
eISBN:
9780814708750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741443.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the use of obscenity doctrine to address hate speech. It first considers the U.S. test currently used for obscenity, set forth by the Supreme Court in the 1973 case Miller v. ... More


The Hegemony of the Reasonable Person in Anglo-American Tort Law

Kenneth W. Simons

in Oxford Studies in Private Law Theory: Volume I

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198851356
eISBN:
9780191885976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851356.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Tort law has increasingly employed the rubric of the reasonable person in a variety of doctrinal domains. Many jurisdictions have rejected a differentiation of landowner duties according to the ... More


Vexing the Thoughtless: T. S. Eliot’s Early Criticism

Stefan Collini

in Thinking Through Style: Non-Fiction Prose of the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198737827
eISBN:
9780191801273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737827.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

T. S. Eliot’s early criticism is, notoriously, marked by various forms of calculated outrageousness. This chapter maps the fine line that Eliot treads in his reviewing between offending and seducing ... More


Further Beyond Harm

Victor Tadros

in Wrongs and Crimes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199571376
eISBN:
9780191837999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571376.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapters on consent suggest that there are harmless wrongs that are grounded in the moral importance of other agents. This chapter extends this idea, and moves beyond it. It first explores and ... More


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