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Environmental Damage and Genetically Modified Organisms

Ruth Mackenzie

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on the risks posed by genetically modified crops. It argues that many of the risks which are likely to materialize fall comfortably within traditional heads of damage such as ... More


Lex Aquilia II

Reinhard Zimmermann

in The Law of Obligations: Roman Foundations of the Civilian Tradition

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764267
eISBN:
9780191695247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764267.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter continues the analysis of the lex Aquilia from the previous chapter. The first section examines the statutory definition of the delict as iniuria. The second section deals with the ... More


Lex Aquilia I

Reinhard Zimmermann

in The Law of Obligations: Roman Foundations of the Civilian Tradition

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764267
eISBN:
9780191695247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764267.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses lex Aquilia, the most important statutory enactment on Roman private law subsequent to the XII Tables. It was passed by an assembly of the plebs after it had been proposed by a ... More


France

Cees Van Dam

in European Tort Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672264
eISBN:
9780191751288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672264.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, EU Law

This chapter analyzes French tort law, which is characterized by its broad general principles. Only a few rules govern most of the law of extra-contractual liability and these are laid down in the ... More


Expecting the Worst

Anne Nassauer

in Situational Breakdowns: Understanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190922061
eISBN:
9780190922092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922061.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 5 examines the second path to violence in protest marches. Like the other two paths, it leads to violent clashes between protesters and police due to interactions, interpretations, and ... More


Damaging a Slave

Paul J du Plessis

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter seeks to make a modest contribution to modern knowledge on wrongful damage to property by focusing on the slave as the object damaged or destroyed. It attempts to compile a ‘normative ... More


Some Thoughts on the Nature of Liability for Negligence in Scots Law

Joe Thomson

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0039
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter considers the nature of liability to make reparation for losses caused by negligence. It focuses on the situation where losses have arisen as a result of personal injury or physical ... More


Sacred Property: Searching for Value in the Rubble of 9/11

Mateo Taussig-rubbo

in After Secular Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775366
eISBN:
9780804780704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter notes that the attacks of September 11, 2001, led to the designation of property damaged in the attacks as “sacred” by officials and others. This new designation was applied both to real ... More


The (Lack of) Power of the Violent Few

Anne Nassauer

in Situational Breakdowns: Understanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190922061
eISBN:
9780190922092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922061.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 2 examines whether protesters’ motivations and the presence of the “violent few” can lead to violence in protest marches. The chapter first discusses how some protest groups, often dubbed the ... More


Protest Groups and Physical Violence

Anne Nassauer

in Situational Breakdowns: Understanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190922061
eISBN:
9780190922092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922061.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 1 lays the basis for the analyses in subsequent chapters by summarizing the protest groups and types of violence examined in this book. A first section takes a closer look at the protest ... More


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