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‘To Fight The Class Struggle With The Bourgeois Courts With All Acridity’: the Communist Party Legal Organization

Grunwald Henning

in Courtroom to Revolutionary Stage: Performance and Ideology in Weimar Political Trials

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199609048
eISBN:
9780191744280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609048.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The chapter is a history of the Communist Party legal organization, which funded, administered, and publicized tens of thousands of political trials. Despite their professions of ideological ... More


Legalism and Revival of Treason

Duncan McCargo

in Fighting for Virtue: Justice and Politics in Thailand

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780801449994
eISBN:
9781501709586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449994.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the political trials that were a marked feature of public life in Thailand in the decade after 2006. The Thai legal system is primarily dedicated to ... More


The Tyrant: Unaccountability’s Second Face

Matthew Landauer

in Dangerous Counsel: Accountability and Advice in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226654010
eISBN:
9780226653822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653822.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter two pursues the link between tyranny and unaccountability in Greek thought. Figures such as Aeschines, Herodotus, and Plato argue for a close relationship between unaccountability and the ... More


Moments of Truth: Civil Disobedience and the Draft

Warren Goldstein

in William Sloane Coffin Jr.: A Holy Impatience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102215
eISBN:
9780300135053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102215.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes how William Sloane Coffin's personal confrontation with the Vietnam War pushed him to the forefront of the antiwar movement and to the pinnacle of his fame and influence. In ... More


O. O. Gruzenberg. Yesterday: Memoirs of a Russian-Jewish Lawyer. Edited by Don C. Rawson. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1981. Pp. xxx, 235.

Robert M. Seltzer

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0038
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses O. O. Gruzenberg's Yesterday: Memoirs of a Russian-Jewish Lawyer (1981). This book is a nostalgic reminiscence of selected episodes from the life of Oskar Gruzenberg ... More


The Revolution’s Court

Yoram Meital

in Revolutionary Justice: Special Courts and the Formation of Republican Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190600839
eISBN:
9780190633769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600839.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the formal aspects of the establishment of the Revolution’s Court and its procedures. It argues that the manner in which the establishment of the court was announced, the ... More


Projects of Intermediacy: Regionalism, Artisanal Territory, Appropriate Technology

in Shorelines: Space and Rights in South India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761468
eISBN:
9780804786850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761468.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the 1970s and 1980s, which is when certain gaps in national hegemony led to new political trials. The discussion zeroes in on three shifts, namely the agitation for an inshore ... More


Professionalizing a Political Trial: A Clerk’s Perspective

Aboubacry Ba

in The President on Trial: Prosecuting Hissène Habré

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198858621
eISBN:
9780191890819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858621.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter highlights the ways in which the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) clerking experience compared to that of other Senegalese courts. In any trial, the clerk is a critical link as the ... More


Revolutionary Justice: Special Courts and the Formation of Republican Egypt

Yoram Meital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190600839
eISBN:
9780190633769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600839.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

Revolutionary Justice narrates the power struggle between the Free Officers and their adversaries in the aftermath of Egypt’s July Revolution of 1952 by studying trials held at the Revolution’s Court ... More


The Role of Criminal Law

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter chronicles an unprecedented wave of criminal investigations and trials of central political figures, which occurred after Aharon Barak was appointed chief justice and Benjamin Netanyahu ... More


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