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The Unity of the Common Law

The Unity of the Common Law

Alan Brudner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199592807
eISBN:
9780191767944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592807.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book investigates the basic structure of the common law of transactions. For decades, that structure has been the subject of intense debate between formalists, who say that transactional law is ... More

Universal JurisdictionInternational and Municipal Legal Perspectives

Universal Jurisdiction: International and Municipal Legal Perspectives

Luc Reydams

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274260
eISBN:
9780191719158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274260.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

After centuries of near dormancy, the concept of ‘universal jurisdiction’ has suddenly become an important legal tool in the international campaign against impunity, most prominently in high-profile ... More

Unjust Enrichment

Unjust Enrichment

Peter Birks

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276981
eISBN:
9780191699917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276981.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book gives a concise account of the law of unjust enrichment. It attempts to move away from the use of obscure terminology inherited from the past and insists on the switch from restitution to ... More

Untrodden GroundHow Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Harold H. Bruff

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The most important individual interpreter of the United States Constitution is the President. Presidents both direct and are directed by the stream of American history. In this book, Harold Bruff ... More

Up Against a WallRape Reform and the Failure of Success

Up Against a Wall: Rape Reform and the Failure of Success

Rose Corrigan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707937
eISBN:
9780814725214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707937.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Rape law reform has long been hailed as one of the most successful projects of second-wave feminism. Yet forty years after the anti-rape movement emerged, legal and medical institutions continue to ... More

Urban Environments in AfricaA Critical Analysis of Environmental Politics

Urban Environments in Africa: A Critical Analysis of Environmental Politics

Garth Myers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322917
eISBN:
9781447322931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322917.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book develops an interactionist urban political ecology approach to urban environments across Africa. Individual chapters focus on: analyzing the findings of planners and scholars on Africa’s ... More

Urban LegendsGang Identity in the Post-Industrial City

Urban Legends: Gang Identity in the Post-Industrial City

Alistair Fraser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198728610
eISBN:
9780191795435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728610.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

As the youth gang phenomenon becomes a sensitive global issue, communities from Los Angeles to Rio, Cape Town to London are facing the reality of what such violent groups mean for their children and ... More

Vagueness and LawPhilosophical and Legal Perspectives

Vagueness and Law: Philosophical and Legal Perspectives

Geert Keil and Ralf Poscher (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198782889
eISBN:
9780191826108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782889.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Vague expressions are omnipresent in natural language. If a law contains vague terms, the question whether it applies to a particular case often lacks a clear answer. This places the law at odds with ... More

Vagueness in Law

Vagueness in Law

Timothy A. O. Endicott

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198268406
eISBN:
9780191714795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268406.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Philosophy of Law

Vagueness leads to indeterminacies in the application of the law in many cases. This book responds to the challenges that those indeterminacies pose to a theory of law and adjudication. The book puts ... More

Victims' Rights and Advocacy at the International Criminal Court

Victims' Rights and Advocacy at the International Criminal Court

T. Markus Funk

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199941469
eISBN:
9780190236700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941469.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Since World War II, there have been some 250 conflicts throughout the world, leaving between 70–170 million atrocity crime victims. Unlike diseases or natural disasters, the injuries and tragedies of ... More

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