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Alleviating MistakesReversal and Forgiveness for Flawed Perceptions

Alleviating Mistakes: Reversal and Forgiveness for Flawed Perceptions

E. Allan Farnsworth

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276110
eISBN:
9780191699887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276110.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book examines the legal issues that arise when we seek to avoid the untoward consequences of an action by claiming that our perception was flawed. We all make mistakes: we might overpay a debt, ... More

Altruism in Private LawLiability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Jeroen Kortmann

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book examines two problems in private law that are posed by the ‘good Samaritan’: First, do we have a legal duty to give aid to our fellow human beings? In particular: can we be held liable for ... More

The Common European Sales Law in ContextInteractions with English and German Law

The Common European Sales Law in Context: Interactions with English and German Law

Gerhard Dannemann and Stefan Vogenauer (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199678907
eISBN:
9780191758157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678907.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Law of Obligations

European Contract Law unification projects have recently advanced from the Draft Common Frame of Reference (DCFR) to a European Commission proposal for an optional Common European Sales Law (CESL) ... 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

The Concept of International Obligations Erga Omnes

The Concept of International Obligations Erga Omnes

Maurizio Ragazzi

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298700
eISBN:
9780191707513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298700.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

In an obiter dictum in its 1970 judgment in the Barcelona Traction case, the International Court of Justice identified a category of international obligations called erga omnes, namely obligations ... More

Contract Theory

Contract Theory

Stephen A. Smith

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765615
eISBN:
9780191695308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765615.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book is both an examination of, and a contribution to, our understanding of the theoretical foundations of the common law of contract. Focusing on contemporary debates in contract theory, the ... More

Corrective Justice

Corrective Justice

Ernest J. Weinrib

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660643
eISBN:
9780191748288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660643.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

This book develops the implications of that venerable Aristotelian notion of justice for understanding contemporary private law. Over the last decades corrective justice has become a central but ... More

Criminal Justice and Taxation

Criminal Justice and Taxation

Peter Alldridge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198755838
eISBN:
9780191816963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755838.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Law of Obligations

The book considers the development of tax evasion offences and the relationship between them and the pertinent evidential rules, prosecution structures, and decision-making processes. It gives a ... More

Defamation and Freedom of Speech

Defamation and Freedom of Speech

Dario Milo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204922
eISBN:
9780191709449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204922.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

The law of defamation contemplates the clash of two fundamental rights: the right to freedom of expression and the right to reputation. The rules of defamation law are designed to mediate between ... More

The Division of WrongsA Historical Comparative Study

The Division of Wrongs: A Historical Comparative Study

Eric Descheemaeker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562794
eISBN:
9780191705533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562794.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

The common law, despite procedural divisions, has only ever had one class of civil wrongs. The civilians, by contrast, have typically split their law of wrongs in two, one group being called ... More

Economic Torts

Economic Torts

Tony Weir

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265931
eISBN:
9780191683008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265931.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book is based closely on the lectures delivered by Tony Weir in 1996 as part of the Clarendon Law lectures series sponsored by Oxford University Press. It is a book which contains a number of ... More

Elements of Contract Interpretation

Elements of Contract Interpretation

Steven J. Burton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337495
eISBN:
9780199868650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337495.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book examines the American law of contract interpretation in detail. Intended primarily for lawyers, judges, legal scholars, and law students, the book focuses attention on the elements of ... More

The Empowered SelfLaw and Society in the Age of Individualism

The Empowered Self: Law and Society in the Age of Individualism

Thomas Franck

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248094
eISBN:
9780191707766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248094.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

This book examines the gradual emancipation of the individual in national and international law and the changing social attitudes towards personal choice in constituting identity. It demonstrates ... More

English Private Law

English Private Law

Andrew Burrows (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661770
eISBN:
9780191778612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661770.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

This book is a key point of reference on English private law for lawyers in the UK and throughout the world. The book acts as a first point of reference for practitioners approaching a private law ... More

Essays on Contract

Essays on Contract

P. S. Atiyah

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254447
eISBN:
9780191681493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254447.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This is a revised edition of the paperback Essays on Contract, which was published by OUP in 1988. With the addition of a previously unpublished chapter, this chapter is an up-to-date and ... More

European Tort Law

European Tort Law

Cees van Dam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672264
eISBN:
9780191751288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672264.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, EU Law

The coverage in this new edition has been expanded with material on the latest developments in legislation, legal literature, and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights, the European ... More

The German Law of Unjustified Enrichment and RestitutionA Comparative Introduction

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
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

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

Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law

Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law

Jack Beatson and Daniel Friedman (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265788
eISBN:
9780191682964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265788.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter brings together the work of many of the world's leading Contract Law scholars. It focuses upon a common central theme: the question of good faith and fair dealing in the Law of Contract. ... More

A Historical Introduction to the Law of Obligations

A Historical Introduction to the Law of Obligations

David Ibbetson

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198764113
eISBN:
9780191709852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764113.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Legal History

The English law of obligations has developed over most of the last millennium without any major discontinuity. Through this period each generation has built on the law of its predecessors, ... More

The Idea of Private Law

The Idea of Private Law

Ernest J Weinrib

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665815
eISBN:
9780191748622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665815.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

This book offers a new approach to understanding private law. Rejecting the functionalism popular among legal scholars, the book advances the idea that private law is an autonomous and ... More

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