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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

An Analysis of the Economic Torts

An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Hazel Carty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The economic torts for too long have been under-theorised and under-explored by academics and the judiciary alike. Also in recent years claimants have exploited the resulting chaos by attempting to ... 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

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

Anti-Discrimination Law and the European Union

Anti-Discrimination Law and the European Union

Mark Bell

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199244508
eISBN:
9780191697371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244508.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

The 1999 Treaty of Amsterdam expanded significantly the legal competence of the European Union for combatting discrimination. Traditionally, EU law has concentrated on discrimination between women ... More

Applicable Law in Investor-State ArbitrationThe Interplay Between National and International Law

Applicable Law in Investor-State Arbitration: The Interplay Between National and International Law

Hege Elisabeth Kjos

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656950
eISBN:
9780191746291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656950.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book examines the law, national and/or international, that arbitral tribunals apply on the merits to settle disputes between foreign investors and host states. In light of the freedom that the ... More

Appraising Strict Liability

Appraising Strict Liability

Andrew Simester (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278510
eISBN:
9780191706967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278510.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Strict liability is a controversial phenomenon in the criminal law because of its potential to convict blameless persons. Offences are said to impose strict liability when, in relation to one or more ... More

Appropriation and Invention of TraditionThe East India Company and Hindu Law in Early Colonial Bengal

Appropriation and Invention of Tradition: The East India Company and Hindu Law in Early Colonial Bengal

Nandini Bhattacharya-Panda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195690484
eISBN:
9780199081516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195690484.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The beginning of Anglo–Hindu jurisprudence was occasioned by decisive developments in the cultural, intellectual, and legal history of India. This book deals with the appropriation of the ... More

Arbitrary JusticeThe Power of the American Prosecutor

Arbitrary Justice: The Power of the American Prosecutor

Angela J. Davis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195384734
eISBN:
9780199852369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384734.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

What happens when public prosecutors, the most powerful officials in the criminal justice system, seek convictions instead of justice? Why are cases involving well-to-do victims often prosecuted more ... More

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