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American LawAn Introduction

American Law: An Introduction

Lawrence M. Friedman and Grant M. Hayden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190460587
eISBN:
9780190460624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460587.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book is a general introduction to the law and legal system of the United States and the relationship between law and society. Written for both students and general readers, it uses anecdotes, ... More

The Anthropology of Law

The Anthropology of Law

Fernanda Pirie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696840
eISBN:
9780191751110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696840.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

Questions about the nature of law, its relationship with custom, and the distinctive form of legal rules, categories, and reasoning, are placed at the centre of this book. The book considers ... More

Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Stuart H. Deming

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the foreign bribery laws, and related laws and regulations, in all of the major common law jurisdictions. For Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, ... More

Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts

Assessing the Effectiveness of International Courts

Yuval Shany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199643295
eISBN:
9780191749087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643295.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Are international courts effective tools for international governance? Do they fulfil the expectations that led to their creation and empowerment? Why do some courts appear to be more effective than ... More

The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

David Collins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652716
eISBN:
9780191746185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652716.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This book examines the relatively recent and under-explored phenomenon of outward foreign direct investment (FDI) from the large emerging market countries, focusing on the four BRIC states (Brazil, ... More

Caribbean Integration Law

Caribbean Integration Law

David S. Berry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199670079
eISBN:
9780191749452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670079.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Caribbean Integration Law offers an in depth legal analysis of the two main regional organizations in the Caribbean, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and the Organisation of Eastern ... More

Charting the Divide Between Common and Civil Law

Charting the Divide Between Common and Civil Law

Thomas Lundmark

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199738823
eISBN:
9780190259914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199738823.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

What does it mean when civil lawyers and common lawyers think differently? This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the uses, purposes, and approaches to studying civil and common law in a ... More

Choice of Law

Choice of Law

Symeon C. Symeonides

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190496722
eISBN:
9780190496753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496722.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This book covers the choice-of-law part of Conflict of Laws (or Private International Law), namely the process of choosing the law that governs disputes that implicate the laws of more than one state ... More

Codifying Choice of Law Around the WorldAn International Comparative Analysis

Codifying Choice of Law Around the World: An International Comparative Analysis

Symeon C. Symeonides

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199360840
eISBN:
9780199377688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360840.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

This book chronicles, documents, and celebrates an extraordinary development in the history of Private International Law (PIL) or Conflict of Laws---a massive codification movement around the globe ... More

Commitment and Cooperation on High CourtsA Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judges

Commitment and Cooperation on High Courts: A Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judges

Benjamin Alarie and Andrew J. Green

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199397594
eISBN:
9780199397617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199397594.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Judicial decision-making is ideally impartial. In reality, judges are influenced by many different factors, including institutional context, ideological commitment, fellow justices on a panel, and ... More

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

Comparative Contract LawBritish and American Perspectives

Comparative Contract Law: British and American Perspectives

Larry DiMatteo and Martin Hogg (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198728733
eISBN:
9780191795480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728733.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

This book is the culmination of a project of twenty leading British and American contract scholars, and one UK Supreme Court Justice, to examine comparatively a number of topics from UK and US ... More

Comparative International Law

Comparative International Law

Anthea Roberts, Paul B. Stephan, Pierre-Hugues Verdier, and Mila Versteeg (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190697570
eISBN:
9780190697600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697570.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

By definition, international law, once agreed upon and consented to, applies to all parties equally. It is perhaps the one area of law where cross-country comparison seems inappropriate, because all ... More

Comparative MattersThe Renaissance of Comparative Constitutional Law

Comparative Matters: The Renaissance of Comparative Constitutional Law

Ran Hirschl

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714514
eISBN:
9780191791215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714514.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Comparative study has emerged as the new frontier of constitutional law scholarship as well as an important aspect of constitutional adjudication. Increasingly, jurists, scholars, and constitution ... More

Comparative Reasoning in European Supreme Courts

Comparative Reasoning in European Supreme Courts

Michal Bobek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680382
eISBN:
9780191760280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680382.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

The last two decades have witnessed an exponential growth in debates on the use of foreign law by courts. Judges are said to increasingly rely on inspiration from outside of their national legal ... More

Comparative Succession LawVolume II: Intestate Succession

Comparative Succession Law: Volume II: Intestate Succession

Kenneth Reid, Marius de Waal, and Reinhard Zimmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747123
eISBN:
9780191809408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747123.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Family Law

This book, the second of two volumes, considers the rules which apply where a person dies either without leaving a valid will, or leaving a will which fails to dispose of all of the person's assets. ... More

Competition Policy for the New EraInsights from the BRICS Countries

Competition Policy for the New Era: Insights from the BRICS Countries

Tembinkosi Bonakele, Eleanor Fox, and Liberty Mncube (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198810674
eISBN:
9780191847882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810674.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Comparative Law

This book presents a new stage in the contributions of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) to the development of Competition Law and policy. These countries have ... More

Confronting Capital Punishment in AsiaHuman Rights, Politics and Public Opinion

Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia: Human Rights, Politics and Public Opinion

Roger Hood and Surya Deva (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685776
eISBN:
9780191765773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685776.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

Capital punishment has for many years now been the subject of controversy and moral debate. With the strengthening focus worldwide on human rights, there has been a movement to abolish this form of ... More

Constitutional Dialogue in Common Law Asia

Constitutional Dialogue in Common Law Asia

Po Jen Yap

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198736370
eISBN:
9780191799969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736370.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

Constitutional dialogue is a distinct form of institutional interaction whereby the pursuit of legislative goals can be constructively altered, but not foreclosed, by judicial input into the ... More

Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and PowerNineteenth-Century Experiences

Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and Power: Nineteenth-Century Experiences

Kelly L Grotke and Markus J Prutsch (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723059
eISBN:
9780191789632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723059.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

In the nineteenth century, the generation and reception of constitutional texts served as the centre of gravity around which law and politics consistently revolved. This volume critically re-examines ... More

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