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Why Law Matters

Why Law Matters

Alon Harel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199643271
eISBN:
9780191747809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643271.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

It is fashionable among legal theorists to maintain that what makes a legal or a political institution valuable is its ability to decide correctly or justly and what makes a procedure valuable is its ... More

Why Not Torture Terrorists?Moral, Practical, and Legal Aspects of the "Ticking Bomb" Justification for Torture

Why Not Torture Terrorists?: Moral, Practical, and Legal Aspects of the "Ticking Bomb" Justification for Torture

Yuval Ginbar

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199540914
eISBN:
9780191716256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540914.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The book addresses a dilemma at the heart of the ‘War on Terror’: Is it ever justifiable to torture terrorists in order to save the lives of innocent civilians in a ‘ticking bomb situation’ (TBS)? ... More

William BlackstoneLaw and Letters in the Eighteenth Century

William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century

Wilfrid Prest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550296
eISBN:
9780191720925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550296.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This is the first comprehensive account of the life and writings of William Blackstone, whose Commentaries on the Laws of England remains the most celebrated and influential text in the ... More

The Witch-Hunt NarrativePolitics, Psychology, and the Sexual Abuse of Children

The Witch-Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual Abuse of Children

Ross E. Cheit

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199931224
eISBN:
9780199355853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931224.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Child sexual abuse became part of the public discourse in 1984 with a series of high-profile criminal cases involving day-care centers. Epitomized by the McMartin Preschool case, this one and dozens ... More

Women and the Law

Women and the Law

Sandra Fredman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763239
eISBN:
9780191695216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763239.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Women's pay still lags significantly behind that of men; and women continue to congregate in low status, low paid jobs. Yet men and women are now formally equal before the law. Indeed, legislation ... More

Women, Crime, and CharacterFrom Moll Flanders to Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Women, Crime, and Character: From Moll Flanders to Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Nicola Lacey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199544363
eISBN:
9780191720185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544363.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

In this book, the disappearance of Moll Flanders, and her supercession in the annals of literary female offenders in the realist tradition by heroines like Tess of the d'Urbervilles, serves as a ... More

Workers, Establishment, and Services in the European Union

Workers, Establishment, and Services in the European Union

Robin C. A. White

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267768
eISBN:
9780191683367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267768.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The free movement of persons and services are key elements, alongside the free movement of goods and capital, in the fundamental freedoms which underpin the European internal market. In recent years ... More

Working a Democratic ConstitutionA History of the Indian Experience

Working a Democratic Constitution: A History of the Indian Experience

Granville Austin

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195656107
eISBN:
9780199080397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195656107.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This is a history of the working of the Indian Constitution from 1950 to 1985, written for Indians and non-Indians — who are interested in India and in its constitutional experience. Because the ... More

The World Blind Union Guide to the Marrakesh TreatyFacilitating Access to Books for Print-Disabled Individuals

The World Blind Union Guide to the Marrakesh Treaty: Facilitating Access to Books for Print-Disabled Individuals

Laurence R. Helfer, Molly K. Land, Ruth L. Okediji, and Jerome H. Reichman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190679644
eISBN:
9780190679682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190679644.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled is a watershed development in the fields of intellectual ... More

World Jury Systems

World Jury Systems

Neil Vidmar (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298564
eISBN:
9780191705236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298564.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The jury system that evolved in England, and rightfully viewed as a milestone in the development of modern notions of procedural justice, was seen as a ‘right of Englishmen’ and transported to its ... More

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