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Rights to Assisted Dying

Penney Lewis

in Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212873
eISBN:
9780191707063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212873.003.2
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

There have been unsuccessful attempts to use constitutionally entrenched rights claims to challenge criminal prohibitions on assisted suicide in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. ... More


Towards a Theory of Balancing and Proportionality: The Point and Purpose of Judicial Review

Kai Möller

in The Global Model of Constitutional Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664603
eISBN:
9780191745751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664603.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter proposes an account of the point and purpose of judicial review under the global model, which reflects attractive conceptions of the values of democracy (political autonomy) and the ... More


Dignity or Equality?: Responses to Workplace Harassment in European, German, and U.S. Law

Susanne Baer

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter discusses the legal reactions to sexual harassment in Europe, particularly in the European Union and in Germany. These reactions have been based on dignity as the fundamental right of ... More


Nationality and Alienage

John Finnis

in Human Rights and Common Good: Collected Essays Volume III

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580071
eISBN:
9780191729393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580071.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter articulates, and provides the (English) constitutional-historical and recent legal background for, a constitutional principle: risks to the public good that must be accepted when posed ... More


The Financial Crisis as a Turning Point for Constitutional Rights Jurisprudence: An Assessment of the Absence of Social Rights Protection in the Irish Constitution

Elaine Dewhurst

in European Welfare State Constitutions after the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198851776
eISBN:
9780191886348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851776.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

In 2008, Ireland faced an economic crisis without parallel in its recent history. To address this crisis, a large programme of financial assistance was obtained from the European Union and the IMF, ... More


Constitutional Dialogue in Common Law Asia

Po Jen Yap

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198736370
eISBN:
9780191799969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736370.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

Constitutional dialogue is a distinct form of institutional interaction whereby the pursuit of legislative goals can be constructively altered, but not foreclosed, by judicial input into the ... More


A State Is Born

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/9780190278502.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter presents the stormy beginnings of the Israeli state. On May 14, 1948, just a few hours before the end of the British Mandate over Palestine, David Ben-Gurion declared the establishment ... More


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