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After Public Law

After Public Law

Cormac Mac Amhlaigh, Claudio Michelon, and Neil Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669318
eISBN:
9780191749353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669318.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Public law has been conceived in many different ways, sometimes overlapping, often conflicting. However, in recent years a common theme running through the discussions of public law is one of loss. ... More

AftermathDeportation Law and the New American Diaspora

Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora

Daniel Kanstroom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199742721
eISBN:
9780199950348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742721.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The United States has undertaken a radical, unprecedented social experiment with massive immigration and deportation enforcement. Since the passage of harsh new deportation laws in 1996, the U.S. has ... More

Agency Law in Commercial Practice

Agency Law in Commercial Practice

Danny Busch, Laura Macgregor, and Peter Watts (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198738473
eISBN:
9780191821233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738473.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book contains contributions on aspects of the operation of agency law in commercial contexts by many of the world’s leading experts on the law of agency. It is the product of a conference of the ... More

The Agnostic AgeLaw, Religion, and the Constitution

The Agnostic Age: Law, Religion, and the Constitution

Paul Horwitz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737727
eISBN:
9780199895267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737727.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides a way to understand church–state conflict and the relationship between religion and liberal democracy in a contemporary era. It is argued that the fundamental reason for the ... More

Alleviating MistakesReversal and Forgiveness for Flawed Perceptions

Alleviating Mistakes: Reversal and Forgiveness for Flawed Perceptions

E. Allan Farnsworth

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276110
eISBN:
9780191699887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276110.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book examines the legal issues that arise when we seek to avoid the untoward consequences of an action by claiming that our perception was flawed. We all make mistakes: we might overpay a debt, ... More

Allowing for ExceptionsA Theory of Defences and Defeasibility in Law

Allowing for Exceptions: A Theory of Defences and Defeasibility in Law

Luís Duarte d'Almeida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199685783
eISBN:
9780191765766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685783.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

You find yourself in a court of law, accused of having hit someone. What can you say to avoid conviction? One thing you can do is simply to deny the accusation: ‘No’, you claim, ‘I didn’t do it.’ But ... More

Altruism in Private LawLiability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Jeroen Kortmann

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book examines two problems in private law that are posed by the ‘good Samaritan’: First, do we have a legal duty to give aid to our fellow human beings? In particular: can we be held liable for ... More

America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Mark Weston Janis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This book is an exploration of the ways in which Americans have perceived, applied, advanced, and frustrated international law. It demonstrates the varieties and continuities of America's approaches ... 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 American Legal Profession in CrisisResistance and Responses to Change

The American Legal Profession in Crisis: Resistance and Responses to Change

James E. Moliterno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917631
eISBN:
9780199332847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917631.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

Central to the identity of the American legal profession are its systems of self-regulation. Throughout history, the legal profession has tried to hold tight to its traditional values and structure ... More

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