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AccountabilityA Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Accountability: A Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Anne Davies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299486
eISBN:
9780191685712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299486.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Many government bodies relate to each other through contracts: government departments and agencies; government departments and the Treasury; National Health Service (NHS) purchasers and NHS Trusts. ... More

Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Nicholas Bamforth and Peter Leyland (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Accountability is regarded as a central feature of modern constitutionalism. At a general level, this prominence is perhaps unsurprising, given the long history of the idea. However, in many ... More

Accountability in the European Union

Accountability in the European Union

Carol Harlow

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245970
eISBN:
9780191697517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245970.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This work approaches the issue of democratic deficit from the angle of accountability, seen in contemporary society as an essential element of democratic government. It looks at differing ... More

Achieving DemocracyThe Future of Progressive Regulation

Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Regulation

Sidney A. Shapiro and Joseph P. Tomain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199965540
eISBN:
9780199360833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965540.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In the last thirty years, as a result of a neoliberal ideology that extolled so-called free markets and demonized government, America has lost its grasp on its core principle – democracy. Democracy, ... More

Act and CrimeThe Philosophy of Action and its Implications for Criminal Law

Act and Crime: The Philosophy of Action and its Implications for Criminal Law

Michael S. Moore

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199599509
eISBN:
9780191594656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599509.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book seeks illumination of three aspects of Anglo-American criminal law by the philosophy of action. These are, first, the general requirement that an accused perform some voluntary act before ... More

Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union

Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union

Herwig C.H. Hofmann, Gerard C. Rowe, and Alexander H. Türk

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199286485
eISBN:
9780191730894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286485.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides an analysis of the administration of the European Union and the legal framework within which that administration operates. It examines the multifarious approaches, techniques, and ... More

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

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

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

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

Balanced ConstitutionalismCourts and Legislatures in India and the United Kingdom

Balanced Constitutionalism: Courts and Legislatures in India and the United Kingdom

Chintan Chandrachud

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470587
eISBN:
9780199088867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470587.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Human Rights Act (HRA) of the UK, enacted in 1998, provoked particular interest amongst scholars. Unlike systems of parliamentary sovereignty and judicial supremacy, it promised a new, ‘balanced’ ... More

Beyond ConstitutionalismThe Pluralist Structure of Postnational Law

Beyond Constitutionalism: The Pluralist Structure of Postnational Law

Nico Krisch

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199228317
eISBN:
9780191594793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228317.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This book traces a fundamental transformation in law—the turn towards ‘postnational law’—which reflects the increasing enmeshment of national, regional, and international law and calls into question ... More

Beyond the PeopleSocial Imaginary and Constituent Imagination

Beyond the People: Social Imaginary and Constituent Imagination

Zoran Oklopcic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198799092
eISBN:
9780191839573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799092.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Who is ‘the people’? How does it exercise its power? When is the people entitled to exercise its rights? From where does that people derive its authority? What is the meaning of its self-government ... More

Bills of Rights and DecolonizationThe Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories

Bills of Rights and Decolonization: The Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories

Charles Parkinson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231935
eISBN:
9780191716157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231935.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book analyzes the British Government's radical change in policy during the late 1950s on the use of bills of rights in colonial territories nearing independence. More broadly it explores the ... More

Black and BlueHow African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

Black and Blue: How African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

James L. Gibson and Michael Nelson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190865214
eISBN:
9780190865252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865214.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

It is not hyperbole to proclaim that a crisis of legal legitimacy exists in the relationships between African Americans and the law and legal authorities and institutions that govern them. However, ... More

Broken LandscapeIndians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

Frank Pommersheim

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199915736
eISBN:
9780190260262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199915736.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is a chronicle of Indian tribal sovereignty under the United States Constitution and the way that legislators have interpreted and misinterpreted tribal sovereignty since the nation's ... More

Bulk CollectionSystematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data

Bulk Collection: Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data

Fred H. Cate and James X. Dempsey (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190685515
eISBN:
9780190685546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685515.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In June 2013, Edward Snowden revealed a secret US government program that collected records on every phone call made in the country. Further disclosures followed, detailing mass surveillance by the ... More

Bullying and Behavioural Conflict at WorkThe Duality of Individual Rights

Bullying and Behavioural Conflict at Work: The Duality of Individual Rights

Lizzie Barmes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199691371
eISBN:
9780191748790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691371.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This empirical study of the interaction between law, adjudication, and conflicts about behaviour at work argues that individual employment rights are Janus-faced, simultaneously challenging, and ... More

Canon Law in the Anglican CommunionA Worldwide Perspective

Canon Law in the Anglican Communion: A Worldwide Perspective

Norman Doe

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267829
eISBN:
9780191683381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267829.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

There is no recognized corpus of binding law globally applicable to all churches in the Anglican Communion. Ostensibly, each church is autonomous, free to make rules to facilitate and to order its ... More

Carl Schmitt's State and Constitutional TheoryA Critical Analysis

Carl Schmitt's State and Constitutional Theory: A Critical Analysis

Benjamin A. Schupmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198791614
eISBN:
9780191833991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791614.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book analyzes Carl Schmitt’s state and constitutional theory and shows how he conceived it in response to the Weimar crisis. Schmitt modeled his theory on past state theory, particularly Hobbes’ ... More

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