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Access to Justice in the WTO: A Case for a Small-Claims Procedure?

Håkan Nordström and Gregory Shaffer

in Developing Countries in the WTO Legal System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195383614
eISBN:
9780199855445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383614.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The current dispute settlement system of the WTO creates a particular challenge for WTO Members with limited exports because litigation costs are more or less independent of the commercial stakes ... More


Relational Transactions

James E. Shaw

in The Justice of Venice: Authorities and Liberties in the Urban Economy, 1550-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263778
eISBN:
9780191734823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263778.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Having examined the structure of small-claims litigation, this chapter seeks to situate the legal process more solidly in its immediate social context. The equitable character of justice at the ... More


Providing Cheaper Paths to Court

Steven P. Croley

in Civil Justice Reconsidered: Toward a Less Costly, More Accessible Litigation System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479855001
eISBN:
9781479881581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855001.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter focuses on reforms that seek to make litigation more accessible by lowering its "price." After explaining the promises and limits of familiar alternatives to traditional litigation, such ... More


Civil Procedure

Hiroshi Oda

in Japanese Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199232185
eISBN:
9780191705335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232185.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses civil procedure in Japan. Topics covered include the Code of Civil Procedure, jurisdiction; capacity to be a party, standing, and the interest to initiate an action; ... More


Mediation in England and Wales: Regulation and Practice

Jens M. Scherpe and Bevan Marten

in Mediation: Principles and Regulation in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653485
eISBN:
9780191758270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653485.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This chapter examines the law and practice of mediation in England and Wales. Key issues include the promotion of mediation in civil cases through the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), using pre-action ... More


The Justice of Venice: Authorities and Liberties in the Urban Economy, 1550-1700

James E Shaw

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263778
eISBN:
9780191734823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263778.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The rulers of Venice prided themselves on their unique brand of justice, which was a source of both ridicule and admiration for foreign commentators. This book uncovers what this special justice ... More


Challenging claims: Immigrants in small claims court

Philipp Sebastian Angermeyer

in Speak English or What?: Codeswitching and Interpreter Use in New York City Courts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199337569
eISBN:
9780190235741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337569.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 2 introduces the fieldwork setting of small claims court in New York City. It also focuses on the demand for court interpreting relative to the city’s linguistic diversity and ... More


Developments in European Civil Procedures

Pablo Cortés and Rafał Mańko

in The New Regulatory Framework for Consumer Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198766353
eISBN:
9780191833601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766353.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter is structured as follows. In Section B we explore the legal basis for the creation of European civil procedures and Europeanization of procedural private law in general. In Section C we ... More


Local justice: A day in an alternative court

LAWRENCE ROSEN

in The Justice of Islam: Comparative Perspectives on Islamic Law and Society

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298854
eISBN:
9780191707452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298854.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter describes the operation of a small court set up by the state alongside the regular courts to hear less major cases. The example of this one court is placed in context and shown to be ... More


Consumer Redress in the United States

Amy J. Schmitz

in The New Regulatory Framework for Consumer Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198766353
eISBN:
9780191833601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766353.003.0016
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter provides a snapshot of consumer redress processes in the United States (US), and suggests policy reforms building on advances in the European Union (EU). The US traditionally has been ... More


“I’ve heard your story:” How arbitrators decide

Philipp Sebastian Angermeyer

in Speak English or What?: Codeswitching and Interpreter Use in New York City Courts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199337569
eISBN:
9780190235741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337569.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 3 describes the structure of arbitration hearings. These hearings represent a relatively informal type of court proceeding, in which small claims cases in New York are typically decided. This ... More


Court Mediation

Marjorie Mantle

in A Guide to Mediating in Scotland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860523
eISBN:
9781474406109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860523.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of court mediation in Scotland. In Scotland, a mediation service for civil cases is available at Edinburgh Sheriff Court (ESC), which accepts cases referred by a ... More


Promoting Litigant Consent to Arbitration in Multilingual Small Claims Court

Philipp Sebastian Angermeyer

in Discursive Constructions of Consent in the Legal Process

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199945351
eISBN:
9780190279219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945351.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores how litigants in New York small claims court are influenced to consent to arbitration rather than judge-led trials. Drawing on a corpus of sixty recorded arbitration hearings ... More


Indexicalities of language choice in small claims court

Philipp Sebastian Angermeyer

in Speak English or What?: Codeswitching and Interpreter Use in New York City Courts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199337569
eISBN:
9780190235741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337569.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter introduces the major topics of the book, its methodology, and its theoretical background, focusing on the language choice of immigrant litigants in small claims court. These litigants ... More


ODR in Courts and Other Public Institutions

Ethan Katsh and Orna Rabinovich-Einy

in Digital Justice: Technology and the Internet of Disputes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190464585
eISBN:
9780190464615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190464585.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Chapter 7 focuses on the spread of online dispute resolution (ODR) from the private to the public sector, centering on courts. Citizens now expect interactions with public entities to be as ... More


Mediation in Greece: A Contemporary Procedural Approach to Resolving Disputes

Nikolaos K. Klamaris and Calliope G. Chronopoulou

in Mediation: Principles and Regulation in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653485
eISBN:
9780191758270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653485.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

Law 3898 about mediation, which implemented the EU-Mediation Directive, was introduced in December 2010 and it provides for the issuance of supplementary ministerial decisions and presidential ... More


The New Regulatory Framework for Consumer Dispute Resolution

Pablo Cortés (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198766353
eISBN:
9780191833601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766353.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This book examines the impact of the new EU law in the field of consumer redress. Part I of the volume examines the new European legal framework and the main methods of consumer redress, including ... More


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