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Judicial Transformations

Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Mitchel de S.-O.-l'E. Lasser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.001.0001

Fundamental rights are exploding across all areas of law in Europe. This rights revolution is transforming European judicial culture and the judge's political role at breakneck speed. Not only have ... More

Judicial Deliberations

Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Transparency and Legitimacy

Mitchel de S.-O.-l'E. Lasser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199575169
eISBN:
9780191706714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575169.001.0001

This book compares how and why the European Court of Justice, the French Cour de cassation, and the United States Supreme Court offer different approaches for generating judicial accountability and ... More

On Common Laws

On Common Laws

H. Patrick Glenn

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199227655
eISBN:
9780191713606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227655.001.0001

The concept of common law has been one of the most important conceptual instruments of the western legal tradition, but it has been neglected by legal theory and legal history for the last two ... More

Law and Anthropology

Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Michael Freeman and David Napier (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.001.0001

Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year, leading scholars from around the world gather to ... More

A Continental Distinction in the Common Law

A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

J.W.F. Allison

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.001.0001

The development of an autonomous English public law has been accompanied by persistent problems — a lack of systematic principles, dissatisfaction with judicial review procedure, and uncertainty ... More

The German Law of Unjustified Enrichment and Restitution

The German Law of Unjustified Enrichment and Restitution: A Comparative Introduction

Gerhard Dannemann

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199533114
eISBN:
9780191705526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533114.001.0001

This book provides a description of the German law of unjustified enrichment. It explains how German law generally allows restitution for transfers made without legal ground (rather than on the basis ... More

Regulating Unfair Banking Practices in Europe

Regulating Unfair Banking Practices in Europe: The Case of Personal Suretyships

Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi and Stephen Weatherill (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594559
eISBN:
9780191595714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594559.001.0001

Private persons often stand surety for a business debt incurred by family members, friends, or employers. These suretyships are commonly banking guarantees contracted by means of standard terms. ... More

Punishment, Responsibility, and Justice

Punishment, Responsibility, and Justice: A Relational Critique

Alan Norrie

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198259565
eISBN:
9780191710636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259565.001.0001

This book builds upon previous work in the philosophy of punishment and criminal law to develop a critique of Kantian justice thinking. It casts a new light on recent debates about punishment and the ... More

Measuring Judicial Activism

Measuring Judicial Activism

Stefanie A. Lindquist and Frank B. Cross

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195370850
eISBN:
9780199870790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370850.001.0001

This book explores the theoretical and empirical dimensions to this controversial subject. The main aim of the book is to shift the focus of the academic and political debate over judicial activism ... More

Litigation in Roman Law

Litigation in Roman Law

Ernest Metzger

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298557
eISBN:
9780191707520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298557.001.0001

Modern accounts of how lawsuits were filed in Rome during the classical period tend to show that the opponents were willingly working together under the guidance of a magistrate, until their case was ... More

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