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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

Are Human Rights Western?A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Arvin Sharma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book attempts to examine the assumptions that human rights are Western, that Westerners have ‘their own concept of human rights’, and that ‘Western ideas of human rights have dominated ... More

Arguments about AbortionPersonhood, Morality, and Law

Arguments about Abortion: Personhood, Morality, and Law

Kate Greasley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198766780
eISBN:
9780191821059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766780.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Does the morality of abortion depend on the moral status of the human fetus? Must the law of abortion give an answer to the question about exactly when personhood begins? Can a law which permits late ... More

Arrest, Detention, and Criminal Justice SystemA Study in the Context of the Constitution of India

Arrest, Detention, and Criminal Justice System: A Study in the Context of the Constitution of India

Bellary Uma Devi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075998
eISBN:
9780199080953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075998.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The right to life and personal liberty is the most cherished one of all the human rights. The enjoyment of all other rights depends upon this basic right. This book is a significant contribution to ... More

Articles of FaithReligion, Secularism, and the Indian Supreme Court

Articles of Faith: Religion, Secularism, and the Indian Supreme Court

Ronojoy Sen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063803
eISBN:
9780199080168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063803.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is a small contribution towards understanding the place of religion in modern India and the nature of Indian secularism. While there are several possible ways to approach this complex task, ... More

Asian Data Privacy LawsTrade & Human Rights Perspectives

Asian Data Privacy Laws: Trade & Human Rights Perspectives

Graham Greenleaf

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199679669
eISBN:
9780191767487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679669.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Data privacy laws (also called ‘data protection’) are of increasing importance to both trade and human rights, and are now enacted in over 100 countries globally. This book covers data privacy ... 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

Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Penney Lewis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212873
eISBN:
9780191707063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212873.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

The question whether assisted dying (euthanasia and assisted suicide) should be legalized is often treated, by judges and commentators alike, as a question which transcends national boundaries and ... More

Atrocity Speech LawFoundation, Fragmentation, Fruition

Atrocity Speech Law: Foundation, Fragmentation, Fruition

Gregory S. Gordon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190612689
eISBN:
9780190612719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190612689.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Hate speech is widely considered a precondition for mass atrocity. Since World War II a large body of case law has interpreted the key offenses criminalizing such discourse: (1) incitement to ... More

AuthoritiesConflicts, Cooperation, and Transnational Legal Theory

Authorities: Conflicts, Cooperation, and Transnational Legal Theory

Nicole Roughan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671410
eISBN:
9780191751783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671410.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book offers a novel theory of legitimate authority to explain interactions and relationships between state, transnational, international, or other pluralist legal orders. It argues that such ... More

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