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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

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

The Common European Sales Law in ContextInteractions with English and German Law

The Common European Sales Law in Context: Interactions with English and German Law

Gerhard Dannemann and Stefan Vogenauer (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199678907
eISBN:
9780191758157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678907.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Law of Obligations

European Contract Law unification projects have recently advanced from the Draft Common Frame of Reference (DCFR) to a European Commission proposal for an optional Common European Sales Law (CESL) ... More

Comparative Contract LawBritish and American Perspectives

Comparative Contract Law: British and American Perspectives

Larry DiMatteo and Martin Hogg (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198728733
eISBN:
9780191795480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728733.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

This book is the culmination of a project of twenty leading British and American contract scholars, and one UK Supreme Court Justice, to examine comparatively a number of topics from UK and US ... More

The Concept of International Obligations Erga Omnes

The Concept of International Obligations Erga Omnes

Maurizio Ragazzi

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298700
eISBN:
9780191707513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298700.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

In an obiter dictum in its 1970 judgment in the Barcelona Traction case, the International Court of Justice identified a category of international obligations called erga omnes, namely obligations ... More

Contract Theory

Contract Theory

Stephen A. Smith

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765615
eISBN:
9780191695308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765615.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book is both an examination of, and a contribution to, our understanding of the theoretical foundations of the common law of contract. Focusing on contemporary debates in contract theory, the ... More

Corrective Justice

Corrective Justice

Ernest J. Weinrib

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660643
eISBN:
9780191748288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660643.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

This book develops the implications of that venerable Aristotelian notion of justice for understanding contemporary private law. Over the last decades corrective justice has become a central but ... More

Defamation and Freedom of Speech

Defamation and Freedom of Speech

Dario Milo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204922
eISBN:
9780191709449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204922.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

The law of defamation contemplates the clash of two fundamental rights: the right to freedom of expression and the right to reputation. The rules of defamation law are designed to mediate between ... More

The Division of WrongsA Historical Comparative Study

The Division of Wrongs: A Historical Comparative Study

Eric Descheemaeker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562794
eISBN:
9780191705533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562794.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

The common law, despite procedural divisions, has only ever had one class of civil wrongs. The civilians, by contrast, have typically split their law of wrongs in two, one group being called ... More

Economic Torts

Economic Torts

Tony Weir

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265931
eISBN:
9780191683008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265931.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book is based closely on the lectures delivered by Tony Weir in 1996 as part of the Clarendon Law lectures series sponsored by Oxford University Press. It is a book which contains a number of ... More

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