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The American Legal Profession in CrisisResistance and Responses to Change

The American Legal Profession in Crisis: Resistance and Responses to Change

James E. Moliterno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917631
eISBN:
9780199332847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917631.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

Central to the identity of the American legal profession are its systems of self-regulation. Throughout history, the legal profession has tried to hold tight to its traditional values and structure ... More

Building the UK's New Supreme CourtNational and Comparative Perspectives

Building the UK's New Supreme Court: National and Comparative Perspectives

Andrew Le Sueur (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264629
eISBN:
9780191698965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264629.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In the context of the far-reaching reforms proposed for the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, this book considers the operation and reform of ... More

The Business of JudgingSelected Essays and Speeches

The Business of Judging: Selected Essays and Speeches

Tom Bingham

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299127
eISBN:
9780191685620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299127.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Philosophy of Law

Judges spend their public lives in courtrooms. They speak to the public through their judgments. But senior judges are frequently invited to contribute to professional, ... More

Civil Justice in CrisisComparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Civil Justice in Crisis: Comparative Perspectives of Civil Procedure

Adrian Zuckerman (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298335
eISBN:
9780191685415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298335.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

A sense of crisis in the administration of civil justice is present in many countries. Delays and high costs render access to the civil courts either useless or prohibitively expensive or both. The ... More

The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice

The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice

Christian J. Tams and James Sloan (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653218
eISBN:
9780191747922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653218.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book traces the impact that the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, has had on various areas of international law. A number of prominent ... More

Ecclesiastical Law

Ecclesiastical Law

Mark Hill QC

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807568
eISBN:
9780191845475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807568.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This fourth edition has been revised and updated to take account of significant changes in the substantive law, specifically: the effects of the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches ... More

English Lawyers between Market and StateThe Politics of Professionalism

English Lawyers between Market and State: The Politics of Professionalism

Richard L Abel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260349
eISBN:
9780191682094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260349.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In the final decade of the twentieth century the legal profession witnessed profound changes. First the Conservatives sought to apply laissez-faire principles to the profession. Then Labour ... More

Federal Judges Revealed

Federal Judges Revealed

William Domnarski

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374599
eISBN:
9780199871452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374599.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The power and influence of the federal judiciary has been widely discussed and understood. And while there have been a fair number of institutional studies of individual district courts or courts of ... More

Good Faith and International Economic Law

Good Faith and International Economic Law

Andrew D. Mitchell, M Sornarajah, and Tania Voon (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198739791
eISBN:
9780191802744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739791.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The past two decades have seen a significant proliferation of trade and investment treaties around the world. States are increasingly negotiating agreements that regulate both trade and investment, ... More

How Law Works

How Law Works

Ross Cranston

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199292073
eISBN:
9780191700699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292073.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Access to justice, equality before the law, and the rule of law are three fundamental values underpinning the civil justice system. This book examines these values and ... More

The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Function

The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Function

Gleider I Hernández

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199646630
eISBN:
9780191747854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646630.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The ascertainment by a court of a principle of law has a constitutive, and not merely a declaratory character. Accordingly, the judicial function plays an important role in the safeguarding of the ... More

Judge and JuristEssays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Andrew Burrows, David Johnston, QC, and Reinhard Zimmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Lord Rodger of Earlsferry was a distinguished judge and scholar. He was a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and the author of many high quality law journal articles and two books. ... More

Jurisdictional Immunities of States and International Organizations

Jurisdictional Immunities of States and International Organizations

Edward Chukwuemeke Okeke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190611231
eISBN:
9780190611262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611231.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book covers the relationship between the jurisdictional immunities of States and international organizations, addressing their similarities and dissimilarities. Their relationship with ... More

Law and Informal PracticesThe Post-Communist Experience

Law and Informal Practices: The Post-Communist Experience

Denis J. Galligan and Marina Kurkchiyan (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199259366
eISBN:
9780191698606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259366.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book is a work in socio-legal studies, examining the functions and effectiveness of law in the countries of the former Soviet Union. As the transition away from communism enters its second ... More

Law’s Evolution and Human Understanding

Law’s Evolution and Human Understanding

Laurence Claus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199735099
eISBN:
9780199950478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735099.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

When should we follow the law? How can we know what law's words mean? What is law? This book presents fresh and surprising answers to these questions. In an account alive with the stories of our ... More

Lawyers in the DockLearning from Attorney Disciplinary Procedings

Lawyers in the Dock: Learning from Attorney Disciplinary Procedings

Richard L. Abel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374230
eISBN:
9780199871803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374230.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Our legal system is built on the trustworthiness of lawyers: clients must trust their fidelity, adversaries their undertakings, and courts the veracity of their legal and factual claims. Lawyers who ... More

Lawyers on TrialUnderstanding Ethical Misconduct

Lawyers on Trial: Understanding Ethical Misconduct

Richard L. Abel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199760374
eISBN:
9780199827077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760374.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Lawyer misconduct affects many people: clients, adversaries, opposing counsel, judges, the legal profession, and society at large. The records of disciplinary proceedings offer a penetrating, and ... More

Legal Ethics and Legal PracticeContemporary Issues

Legal Ethics and Legal Practice: Contemporary Issues

Stephen Parker and Charles Sampford (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259459
eISBN:
9780191681950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259459.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Lawyers in common law systems today sense that they are subjects of unprecedented investigation, criticism, and attack. Yet finding responses to public criticism is not easy. This is the first ... More

Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Ross Cranston (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259312
eISBN:
9780191681936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259312.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Among members of the legal profession and judiciary throughout the world, there is a genuine concern with establishing and maintaining high ethical standards. It is not difficult to understand why ... More

Permit But DiscourageRegulating Excessive Consumption

Permit But Discourage: Regulating Excessive Consumption

W. A. Bogart

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195379877
eISBN:
9780199869060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379877.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book is on problem gambling and its regulation, and situates this analysis in the larger context of regulating excessive consumption. This work analyzes the effectiveness of the law in ... More

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