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After Marriage EqualityThe Future of LGBT Rights

After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Carlos A. Ball (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book brings together twelve original essays by leading scholars of law, politics, and society to address the most important question facing the LGBT movement today: What does marriage equality ... More

American LawAn Introduction

American Law: An Introduction

Lawrence M. Friedman and Grant M. Hayden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190460587
eISBN:
9780190460624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460587.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book is a general introduction to the law and legal system of the United States and the relationship between law and society. Written for both students and general readers, it uses anecdotes, ... More

The Anatomy of Corporate LawA Comparative and Functional Approach

The Anatomy of Corporate Law: A Comparative and Functional Approach

Reinier Kraakman, John Armour, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Henry Hansmann, Gerard Hertig, Klaus Hopt, Hideki Kanda, Mariana Pargendler, Wolf-Georg Ringe, and Edward Rock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198739630
eISBN:
9780191837982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739630.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book provides a theoretical framework for the understanding of corporate (or company) law from both a functional and a comparative perspective and illustrates how corporate laws in core ... More

Arguments about AbortionPersonhood, Morality, and Law

Arguments about Abortion: Personhood, Morality, and Law

Kate Greasley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198766780
eISBN:
9780191821059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766780.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Does the morality of abortion depend on the moral status of the human fetus? Must the law of abortion give an answer to the question about exactly when personhood begins? Can a law which permits late ... More

At Home in Two CountriesThe Past and Future of Dual Citizenship

At Home in Two Countries: The Past and Future of Dual Citizenship

Peter J. Spiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814785829
eISBN:
9780814724347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785829.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Although commonplace today, dual citizenship was once considered an abnormality, or even an abomination. Yet by the last decades of the twentieth century, perhaps fueled by the civil rights movement ... More

Balanced ConstitutionalismCourts and Legislatures in India and the United Kingdom

Balanced Constitutionalism: Courts and Legislatures in India and the United Kingdom

Chintan Chandrachud

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470587
eISBN:
9780199088867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470587.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Human Rights Act (HRA) of the UK, enacted in 1998, provoked particular interest amongst scholars. Unlike systems of parliamentary sovereignty and judicial supremacy, it promised a new, ‘balanced’ ... More

The Chinese MafiaOrganized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-Legal Protection

The Chinese Mafia: Organized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-Legal Protection

Peng Wang

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198758402
eISBN:
9780191818349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758402.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

China’s economic reforms have been accompanied by a surge of social problems such as ineffective legal institutions, booming black markets, and rampant corruption. These problems have led to the rise ... More

Coercion and Responsibility in IslamA Study in Ethics and Law

Coercion and Responsibility in Islam: A Study in Ethics and Law

Mairaj U. Syed

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788775
eISBN:
9780191830846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788775.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Coercion and Responsibility in Islam is an exploration of how classical Muslim theologians and jurists belonging to four different intellectual traditions reasoned about the issues coercion raises ... More

The Concept of Cultural GenocideAn International Law Perspective

The Concept of Cultural Genocide: An International Law Perspective

Elisa Novic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198787167
eISBN:
9780191829253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787167.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Cultural genocide remains a recurrent topic, appearing not only in the form of wide-ranging claims about the commission of cultural genocide in diverse contexts but also in the legal sphere, with ... More

Confident PluralismSurviving and Thriving through Deep Difference

Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving through Deep Difference

John D. Inazu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226365459
eISBN:
9780226365596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365596.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Confident Pluralism argues that we can and must live together peaceably in spite of deep and sometimes irresolvable differences over politics, religion, sexuality, and other important matters. We can ... More

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