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The Common Law in Colonial AmericaVolume III: The Chesapeake and New England, 1660–1750

The Common Law in Colonial America: Volume III: The Chesapeake and New England, 1660–1750

William E. Nelson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190465056
eISBN:
9780190465087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465056.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This volume begins where volume 1 ended and traces legal development in Maryland, Virginia, Massachusetts, and the smaller New England colonies from 1660 to the mid-eighteenth century. A main claim ... More

A Continental Distinction in the Common LawA Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public 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
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

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 Dual StateA Contribution to the Theory of Dictatorship

The Dual State: A Contribution to the Theory of Dictatorship

Ernst Fraenkel and Jens Meierhenrich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198716204
eISBN:
9780191784378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716204.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This text, first published in 1941, provides a comprehensive analysis of the rise and nature of National-Socialism, and is the only such analysis written from within Hitler’s Germany. Its central ... More

Justinian's Digest: Character and Compilation

Justinian's Digest: Character and Compilation

Tony Honoré

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199593309
eISBN:
9780191725166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593309.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This book is a study of the character and compilation of Justinian's Digest, the main volume of Justinian's Corpus Iuris Civilis (528–534 ad). This is often considered as one of the most influential ... More

LegalismAnthropology and History

Legalism: Anthropology and History

Paul Dresch and Hannah Skoda (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664269
eISBN:
9780191744686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664269.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

Law and law-like institutions are visible in human societies very distant from each other in time and space. When it comes to observing and analysing such social constructs historians, ... More

The Myth of the Cultural JewCulture and Law in Jewish Tradition

The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition

Roberta Rosenthal Kwall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195373707
eISBN:
9780190226589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373707.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

A myth exists that Jews can embrace the cultural components of Judaism without appreciating the legal aspects of the Jewish tradition. This myth suggests that law and culture are independent of one ... 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
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

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

The Purse and the SwordThe Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Daniel Friedmann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The Purse and the Sword presents a critical analysis of the Israeli legal system in the context of Israeli politics, history, and the forces that shape Israeli society. The book examines the ... More

Religious Pluralism and Islamic LawDhimmis and Others in the Empire of Law

Religious Pluralism and Islamic Law: Dhimmis and Others in the Empire of Law

Anver M. Emon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199661633
eISBN:
9780191743399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661633.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

This book problematizes tolerance as a conceptually helpful or coherent concept for understanding the significance of the dhimmī rules, the Islamic legal doctrines that governed and regulated ... More

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