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The Procedural Implications of Social Science Research

Christopher Slobogin and Mark R. Fondacaro

in Juveniles at Risk: A Plea for Preventive Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199778355
eISBN:
9780199895151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778355.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter presents a framework for reconceptualizing due process in juvenile justice with the ultimate aim of striking an optimal balance between fairness, accuracy, and efficiency in handling ... More


Justice in Crisis: England and Wales

Paul Michalik

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter describes the existing system of civil procedure in England and Wales, and identifies the changing procedural principles that have underpinned English procedure over the past century. It ... More


The Procedural Contrast

J. W. F. Allison

in A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The French investigative procedural tradition developed around Roman–Canonical procedure. This chapter describes its development and that of the Conseil d'Etat's expressly inquisitorial judicial ... More


The Woolf Reforms: A Singular Event or an Ongoing Process?

Anthony Clarke

in The Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199576883
eISBN:
9780191702228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576883.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on a concrete change which Woolf's reforms have made to English civil justice and procedural reform. Woolf intended to bring about a reduction in complexity, cost, and delay ... More


Advocacy and the Making of the Adversarial Criminal Trial 1800–1865

David J. A. Cairns

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262848
eISBN:
9780191682414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262848.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The modern adversarial criminal trial emerged from the punitive and procedural upheaval in the criminal law of the first half of the nineteenth century. The campaign against capital punishment, which ... More


Civil Justice Reform: Access, Cost, and Delay. The French Perspective

Loïc Cadiet

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

For many years, French justice, like all other systems, has faced the dramatic consequences of the exploding volume of litigation. The long delays and high costs which this explosion causes are, to a ... More


Civil Justice in Spain: Present and Future. Access, Cost, and Duration

Ignacio Díes-Picazo Giménez

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter begins with a description of the characteristics of Spanish civil procedure. It then discusses the Spanish hierarchy of the courts, sources of civil procedural law, the basic Spanish ... More


Malaise of the Litigation Superpower

Richard L. Marcus

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

America is the litigation superpower, or at least it seems to think it is. It berates itself for having more lawyers, more laws, and more lawsuits than any other place on earth. As a consequence of ... More


Procedural Reforms and their Context

Michael Koß

in Parliaments in Time: The Evolution of Legislative Democracy in Western Europe, 1866-2015

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198766919
eISBN:
9780191821158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766919.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter identifies ninety procedural reforms from the British, French, Swedish, and German legislatures during the years 1866–2015 which will be analysed in Chapters 5–7. For all these reforms, ... More


Civil Justice Reform in Australia

G. L. Davies

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The present system of dispute resolution in Australia cannot cope with the increase in the number and classes of litigants and in the complexity of litigation. The system is too labour intensive for ... More


Law and Contractual Governance

Peter Vincent-Jones

in The New Public Contracting: Regulation, Responsiveness, Relationality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291274
eISBN:
9780191700606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291274.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers how legal procedural reforms might help increase legitimacy and effectiveness by controlling the pace and extent of contractualisation in contemporary Britain. It suggests that ... More


Civil Justice and its Paradoxes: An Italian Perspective

Sergio Chiarloni

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In Italy there seems to be a sharp contrast between the law as it is written in the books and its operation in reality. Article 24 of the Italian Constitution (Costituzione) gives every citizen the ... More


From the Grand Inquest of the Nation to the Parliamentary Machine

Ryan A. Vieira

in Time and Politics: Parliament and the Culture of Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the British World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198737544
eISBN:
9780191800962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737544.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter centres on the procedural reforms introduced and passed by the government of William Gladstone in 1882. It argues that while the obstructive tactics of Charles Stewart Parnell led ... More


Parliament and Time in the Early to Mid-Nineteenth Century

Ryan A. Vieira

in Time and Politics: Parliament and the Culture of Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the British World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198737544
eISBN:
9780191800962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737544.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter is divided into two substantive sections which connect strains of thought in the time-culture of early to mid-nineteenth-century Britain with attempts to deal procedurally with ... More


Civil Justice Reform: Access, Costs, and Delay. A Greek Perspective

K. D. Kerameus and S. Koussoulis

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter begins with a description of the Greek system of civil procedure. It then discusses the main problems encountered in the administration of civil justice and alternative modes of dispute ... More


Civil Justice Reform: Access, Cost, and Expedition. The German Perspective

Peter Gottwald

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The German Code of Civil Procedure (Zivilprozeβordnung) of 1877 was inspired by the French Code de Procedure Civil of 1806. Following the French example, the German Code was geared towards the ... More


The Portuguese System of Civil Procedure

Maria Manuel Leitãao Marques, Conceição Gomes, and João Pedroso

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter begins with a description of the Portuguese system of civil procedure. It then discusses the problems of civil justice, reforms in the civil jurisdiction, and alternative modes of ... More


Some Proposed Changes in Civil Procedure: Their Practical Benefits and Ethical Rationale

G. L. Davies and Sally A. Sheldon

in Legal Ethics and Legal Practice: Contemporary Issues

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259459
eISBN:
9780191681950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259459.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

It seems that no description of the civil dispute resolution process in the legal system is complete without a catalogue of its attendant problems: the burgeoning cost of legal services, inequality ... More


Civil Justice: Access, Cost, and Expedition. The Netherlands

Erhard Blankenburg

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter starts with a description of the Dutch system of civil procedure. It then discusses Dutch courts and caseload issues, specific social institutions and the related proceedings, litigation ... More


Administration of Civil Justice in Brazil

Sergio Bermudes

in Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Although Brazil has a federal constitution (the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Brazil of 5 October 1988), the Brazilian Code of Civil Procedure governs procedure in courts throughout the ... More


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