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Property and Violence: The Pro Tullio and Pro Caecina

Andrew Lintott

in Cicero as Evidence: A Historian's Companion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199216444
eISBN:
9780191712180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216444.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines two cases wherein Cicero appears to have had a reasonable case on a strict interpretation of the law. However, in the case of pro Roscio Comoedo he needed to reinforce it by ... More


Property and Related Interests

Peter Cane

in Tort Law and Economic Interests

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252368
eISBN:
9780191681370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252368.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses the primary functions of the tort law in protecting property interests. Tort law protects property in several ways. One of its functions is to resolve disputes over title. In ... More


The End of Christendom and the Role of the Courts

Thomas J. Curry

in Farewell to Christendom: The Future of Church and State in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145694
eISBN:
9780199834129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145690.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Evaluates existing Church–State decisions from the point of view of the interpretation of the First Amendment as a single mandate against the exercise of government jurisdiction in religion. It deals ... More


Nelson versus Bronte

Lucy Riall

in Under the Volcano: Empire and Revolution in a Sicilian Town

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646494
eISBN:
9780191744815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646494.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Far away from the nationalist heroics of Italy's Risorgimento, Bronte experienced these transformations through a 40-year law-suit over the separation of private property from common land, and the ... More


Assassins Outside Drama

Martin Wiggins

in Journeymen in Murder: The Assassin in English Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112280
eISBN:
9780191670749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112280.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Since time immemorial, the rich and powerful have used others to do their killing. Sixteenth-century Europe was no exception. It was in Spain and Italy that the hiring of assassins was most ... More


Intersections Between Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution

Althaf Marsoof

in Handbook of Intellectual Property Research: Lenses, Methods, and Perspectives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198826743
eISBN:
9780191865695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826743.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Dispute resolution takes an important place within the intellectual property (IP) framework. This chapter explores the intersection between the two and highlights some of the key challenges and ... More


“intolerance of Intolerance” in the Unitarian Controversy: The Theology of Baker v. Fales

Stephanie L. Phillips

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/9780804775366.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents a rereading of the Unitarian controversy in nineteenth-century Massachusetts. It represents a deliberate and violent displacement of one religious regime with another. The ... More


“What are you going to do with the village's knowledge?” Language Ideologies and Legal Power in Hopi Tribal Court

in Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226712932
eISBN:
9780226712963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712963.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Building on the emerging linguistic anthropological study of language ideologies, metadiscourses, and metapragmatics, this chapter explores the interactional practices by which legal actors ... More


Suffering into Truth: Hopi Law as Narrative Interaction

in Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226712932
eISBN:
9780226712963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712963.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the details of the Hopi Tribe's courtroom interaction with theories of legal narrativity via recent anthropological studies of narrative interaction. It analyzes a third Hopi ... More


The Right to Exclude

Gregory S. Alexander

in Property and Human Flourishing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190860745
eISBN:
9780190860776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860745.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The right to exclude others has been a controversial topic in property scholarship in recent years. Legal scholars have debated both the centrality of the right to exclude in the concept of ownership ... More


Writing Politics: Ottoman Governmentality and the Language of Reports

M. Safa Saraçoglu

in Nineteenth-Century Local Governance in Ottoman Bulgaria: Politics in Provincial Councils

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430999
eISBN:
9781474449762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430999.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on the official correspondence between Vidin’s administrative council and the provincial capital, Ruse. These reports pertaining to events in Vidin County were a part of the ... More


Disputes Explicate How We Cognize Property, Out of Which We Discover a Clear General Rule

Bart J. Wilson

in The Property Species: Mine, Yours, and the Human Mind

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190936785
eISBN:
9780190936822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936785.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics, Economic History

This chapter reconsiders several prominent court cases involving property to work through how the book’s theory can be used to think about property disputes. Such disputes explicate how people ... More


Interactions

in The Life Within: Local Indigenous Society in Mexico's Toluca Valley, 1650–1800

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781374
eISBN:
9780804784993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781374.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses interactions, focusing on the most basic relationships within the household, those between the couple and between parents and children. But household interactions mean disputes ... More


Conclusion

Jane Calderwood Norton

in Freedom of Religious Organizations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199689682
eISBN:
9780191769467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689682.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This concluding chapter does three things. First, it sets out the main normative considerations and recommendations identified in Chapter 1 and discussed in Chapters 2 to 6. Secondly, it uses these ... More


“He could not speak Hopi…. That puzzle-puzzled me”: The Pragmatic Paradoxes of Hopi Tradition in Court

in Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226712932
eISBN:
9780226712963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712963.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the confrontations of the Hopi Tribe's legal actors through discourses of Hopi tradition and Anglo-American law in a second hearing on property disputes. It focuses on the ... More


Fighting over Numbers

Martha Lampland

in The Value of Labor: The Science of Commodification in Hungary, 1920-1956

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226314600
eISBN:
9780226314747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314747.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

The chapter examines the changes that follow Stalin’s death in 1953 and the reshuffling of the party elite. Nagy introduced a number of measures to reduce the use of force to collectivize, preferring ... More


The Profession of Law

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter studies Motilal’s first attempts as a civil lawyer in the city of Allahabad. It emphasizes the difficulties all barristers experienced during the late nineteenth century. It then notes ... More


Intellectual Property Law

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198869474
eISBN:
9780191905810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869474.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Japan is a signatory to various international treaties on intellectual property. The system of settling disputes involving intellectual property has improved, particularly in the past decade. The ... More


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