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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

Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror

Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror

James E. Pfander

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190495282
eISBN:
9780190495312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495282.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book focuses on the judicial handling of constitutional tort claims arising from the war on terror, while examining the response of the federal courts to claims seeking redress for victims of ... More

Constitutions and the ClassicsPatterns of Constitutional Thought from Fortescue to Bentham

Constitutions and the Classics: Patterns of Constitutional Thought from Fortescue to Bentham

Denis Galligan (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714989
eISBN:
9780191783142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714989.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book features a collection of writings that emerged from a programme of workshops that took place at Oxford University between 2008 and 2012. The aim of the programme was to examine from a ... More

The Contemporary House of LordsWestminster Bicameralism Revived

The Contemporary House of Lords: Westminster Bicameralism Revived

Meg Russell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199671564
eISBN:
9780191751776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671564.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book is the first major study of the House of Lords since the reform in 1999 by Tony Blair's Labour government which removed most hereditary peers. It describes the membership of the chamber, ... More

A Distinct Judicial PowerThe Origins of an Independent Judiciary, 1606-1787

A Distinct Judicial Power: The Origins of an Independent Judiciary, 1606-1787

Scott Douglas Gerber

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199765874
eISBN:
9780199896875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765874.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book provides a critical analysis of the origins of judicial independence in the United States. Part I examines the political theory of an independent judiciary. The first chapter begins by ... More

From Empire to UnionConceptions of German Constitutional Law since 1871

From Empire to Union: Conceptions of German Constitutional Law since 1871

Jo Eric Khushal Murkens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671885
eISBN:
9780191751196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671885.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book examines the constitutional relationship between Germany and the European Union from a sociological and historical perspective. Sociologically, it analyses the relationship not purely in ... More

A History of Civil LitigationPolitical and Economic Perspectives

A History of Civil Litigation: Political and Economic Perspectives

Frank J. Vandall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195391916
eISBN:
9780199894772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391916.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book studies the expansion of civil liability from 1466 to 1980, and the cessation of that growth in 1980. It evaluates the creation of tort causes of action during the period of 1400–1980. Re ... More

A History of Private Law in Scotland

A History of Private Law in Scotland

Reinhard Zimmermann and Kenneth Reid

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267782
eISBN:
9780191683374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267782.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

Law in Scotland has a long history, uninterrupted either by revolution or by codification. This work is a detailed and systematic study in the field of Scottish private law. It takes key topics from ... More

A History of Private Law in Scotland: Volume 2: Obligations

A History of Private Law in Scotland: Volume 2: Obligations

Kenneth Reid and Reinhard Zimmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299288
eISBN:
9780191685651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299288.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

Scotland has a special claim for the attention of comparative lawyers, of legal historians, and of those who seek to identify a common core in European private law or to develop a new jus commune. ... More

Imperial JusticeAfricans in Empire's Court

Imperial Justice: Africans in Empire's Court

Bonny Ibhawoh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664849
eISBN:
9780191748523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664849.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Focusing on the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and the colonial regional Appeal Courts for West Africa and East Africa, it examines how judicial discourses of native difference and imperial ... More

A Jurisprudence of PowerVictorian Empire and the Rule of Law

A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law

Rande W. Kostal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199551941
eISBN:
9780191714320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551941.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

A Jurisprudence of Power concerns the brutal suppression under martial law of the Jamaica uprising of 1865, and the explosive debate and litigation these events spawned in England. The ... More

Learned HandThe Man and the Judge

Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge

Gerald Gunther

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195377774
eISBN:
9780199869374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377774.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

Billings Learned Hand was one of the most influential judges in America. This book provides a complete and intimate account of the professional and personal life of Learned Hand. It conveys the ... More

The Legacy of Ronald Dworkin

The Legacy of Ronald Dworkin

Wil Waluchow and Stefan Sciaraffa (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190466411
eISBN:
9780190466442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466411.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book comprises sixteen papers selected from the 2014 McMaster University Philosophy of Law Conference (lawconf.mcmaster.ca) on the legacy of Ronald Dworkin (lawconf.mcmaster.ca). These pieces ... More

The Oxford History of the Laws of England871-1216

The Oxford History of the Laws of England: 871-1216

John Hudson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198260301
eISBN:
9780191740640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260301.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This volume, in the Oxford History of the Laws of England series, spans three centuries that encompassed the tumultuous years of the Norman conquest, and during which the common law as we know it ... More

The Unity of the Common Law

The Unity of the Common Law

Alan Brudner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199592807
eISBN:
9780191767944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592807.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book investigates the basic structure of the common law of transactions. For decades, that structure has been the subject of intense debate between formalists, who say that transactional law is ... More

The War PrerogativeHistory, Reform, and Constitutional Design

The War Prerogative: History, Reform, and Constitutional Design

Rosara Joseph

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664320
eISBN:
9780191748493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664320.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book studies the evolution of the war prerogative in England from 1600-2012. It traces the historical theory and practice of the war prerogative and proposes reform of the constitutional ... More

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