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Limits on Prosecution

Penney Lewis

in Delayed Prosecution for Childhood Sexual Abuse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199282289
eISBN:
9780191705441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282289.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The law in some jurisdictions contains provisions which limit the state's ability to prosecute cases of childhood sexual abuse which have been reported after a delay. Such limits may be statutory, in ... More


Statutes of Limitation

Symeon C. Symeonides

in Choice of Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190496722
eISBN:
9780190496753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496722.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses conflicts between the statute of limitation of the forum state and the corresponding statutes of other involved states, particularly the state whose law governs the merits of ... More


Choice of Law

Symeon C. Symeonides

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190496722
eISBN:
9780190496753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496722.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This book covers the choice-of-law part of Conflict of Laws (or Private International Law), namely the process of choosing the law that governs disputes that implicate the laws of more than one state ... More


Andokides’ Defence and the Amnesty Legislation

Edwin Carawan

in The Athenian Amnesty and Reconstructing the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672769
eISBN:
9780191758348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672769.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter deals with the first of three cases involving offences against the Athenian city religion soon after reunification with Eleusis. Andokides won acquittal of the charges against him ... More


Private Law and Children’s Rights

Samuel M. Davis

in Children's Rights Under and the Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199795482
eISBN:
9780190259990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795482.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the conflicting views of children and their place in the law as developed in various areas of private law long before any aspect of family law came to be measured by a ... More


Statutes of Limitations and Personal Identity

Christian Mott

in Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy, Volume 2

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198815259
eISBN:
9780191853012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815259.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Legal theorists have proposed several theories to justify statutes of limitations in the criminal law, but none of these normative theories is generally accepted. This chapter investigates the ... More


Defendants’ Rights and Defenses

Margaret M. deGuzman

in Shocking the Conscience of Humanity: Gravity and the Legitimacy of International Criminal Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198786153
eISBN:
9780191827853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786153.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter shows that courts and commentators sometimes use the concept of gravity to justify restricting defendants’ rights, including the right to a fair trial, and to limit defenses, such as ... More


“The Sultan Says”: Ottoman Sultanic Authority in Late Ḥanafī Jurisprudence

Samy A. Ayoub

in Law, Empire, and the Sultan: Ottoman Imperial Authority and Late Hanafi Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190092924
eISBN:
9780190092955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092924.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the process by which Ḥanafī jurists in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries authorized the edicts and orders of the Ottoman sultan as part of their juristic discourse and ... More


SNAP and the Strategy of Confrontation

Peter McDonough

in The Catholic Labyrinth: Power, Apathy, and a Passion for Reform in the American Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199751181
eISBN:
9780199345076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751181.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This case study of the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests evaluates the strengths and drawbacks of an adversarial approach to change in Catholicism. SNAP's basic goal is to change the ... More


The Homicide Rule and the Case Against Agoratos

Edwin Carawan

in The Athenian Amnesty and Reconstructing the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672769
eISBN:
9780191758348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672769.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 6 takes up the case of Agoratos whose information had led to the deaths of prominent democrats opposed to the oligarchy. Lysias’ speech (13) for one of the prosecutors anticipates the claim ... More


Canada

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

Like many OECD signatory countries, Canada has a checkered and inconsistent history of enforcement in relation to bribery and corruption offenses. In the past five years, however, Canada has taken ... More


The Implementation of the Consumer ADR Directive in Germany

Rosa Miquel

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/9780198766353.003.0009
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The landscape of CADR in Germany consists of numerous public and private sectorial and regional entities. Given that in this particular context, civil justice is working quite well and taking into ... More


Environmental Civil Liability Actions

Charles R. McElwee

in Environmental Law in China: Mitigating Risk and Ensuring Compliance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195390018
eISBN:
9780190259730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195390018.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the rules governing statutory claims, statute of limitations, burden of proof, defenses, environmental protection bureau (EPB) assistance, joint actions, tort law, and punitive ... More


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