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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 Anthropology of Law

The Anthropology of Law

Fernanda Pirie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696840
eISBN:
9780191751110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696840.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

Questions about the nature of law, its relationship with custom, and the distinctive form of legal rules, categories, and reasoning, are placed at the centre of this book. The book considers ... More

Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Stuart H. Deming

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the foreign bribery laws, and related laws and regulations, in all of the major common law jurisdictions. For Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, ... More

Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts

Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts

Yuval Shany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199643295
eISBN:
9780191749087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643295.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Are international courts effective tools for international governance? Do they fulfil the expectations that led to their creation and empowerment? Why do some courts appear to be more effective than ... More

The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

David Collins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652716
eISBN:
9780191746185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652716.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This book examines the relatively recent and under-explored phenomenon of outward foreign direct investment (FDI) from the large emerging market countries, focusing on the four BRIC states (Brazil, ... More

Caribbean Integration Law

Caribbean Integration Law

David S. Berry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199670079
eISBN:
9780191749452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670079.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Caribbean Integration Law offers an in depth legal analysis of the two main regional organizations in the Caribbean, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and the Organisation of Eastern ... More

Charting the Divide Between Common and Civil Law

Charting the Divide Between Common and Civil Law

Thomas Lundmark

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199738823
eISBN:
9780190259914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199738823.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

What does it mean when civil lawyers and common lawyers think differently? This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the uses, purposes, and approaches to studying civil and common law in a ... More

Choice of Law

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

Codifying Choice of Law Around the WorldAn International Comparative Analysis

Codifying Choice of Law Around the World: An International Comparative Analysis

Symeon C. Symeonides

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199360840
eISBN:
9780199377688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360840.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

This book chronicles, documents, and celebrates an extraordinary development in the history of Private International Law (PIL) or Conflict of Laws---a massive codification movement around the globe ... More

Commitment and Cooperation on High CourtsA Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judges

Commitment and Cooperation on High Courts: A Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judges

Benjamin Alarie and Andrew J. Green

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199397594
eISBN:
9780199397617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199397594.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Judicial decision-making is ideally impartial. In reality, judges are influenced by many different factors, including institutional context, ideological commitment, fellow justices on a panel, and ... More

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