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Aboriginal Societies and the Common Law

Aboriginal Societies and the Common Law: A History of Sovereignty, Status, and Self-Determination

P.G. McHugh

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198252481
eISBN:
9780191710438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252481.001.0001

This book describes the encounter between the common law legal system and the tribal peoples of North America and Australasia. It is a history of the role of anglophone law in managing relations ... More

Aboriginal Title

Aboriginal Title: The Modern Jurisprudence of Tribal Land Rights

P.G. McHugh

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199699414
eISBN:
9780191732133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699414.001.0001

Aboriginal title was one of the most remarkable and controversial legal developments in the common law world of the late-twentieth century. The common law doctrine gave sudden substance to the ... More

Abuse of Process and Judicial Stays of Criminal Proceedings

Abuse of Process and Judicial Stays of Criminal Proceedings

Andrew L-T Choo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199280834
eISBN:
9780191712876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280834.001.0001

The criminal courts have a power to stop a prosecution from proceeding altogether where it would be inappropriate for it to continue. This power to stay proceedings which constitute an abuse of the ... More

The Access of Individuals to International Justice

The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.001.0001

The right of access to justice, at national and international levels, is a fundamental cornerstone of the protection of human rights. It conforms a true right to the Law. Such right, lato sensu, ... More

Access to Justice as a Human Right

Access to Justice as a Human Right

Francesco Francioni (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199233083
eISBN:
9780191696589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233083.001.0001

In international law, as in any other legal system, respect and protection of human rights can be guaranteed only by the availability of effective judicial remedies. When a right is violated or ... More

Access to Medicine in the Global Economy

Access to Medicine in the Global Economy: International Agreements on Patents and Related Rights

Cynthia Ho

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195390124
eISBN:
9780199894536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390124.001.0001

The issue of how patents impact medicine has increased in significance within the last decade. The conclusion of a landmark international agreement (TRIPS) has increased attention on how patents ... More

Access-Right

Access-Right: The Future of Digital Copyright Law

Zohar Efroni

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734078
eISBN:
9780199866137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734078.001.0001

Copyright law has become the subject of general concerns that reach beyond the limited circles of specialists and prototypical rights-holders. The role, scope, and effect of copyright mechanisms ... More

Accountability

Accountability: A Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Anne Davies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299486
eISBN:
9780191685712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299486.001.0001

Many government bodies relate to each other through contracts: government departments and agencies; government departments and the Treasury; National Health Service (NHS) purchasers and NHS Trusts. ... More

Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Nicholas Bamforth and Peter Leyland (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.001.0001

Accountability is regarded as a central feature of modern constitutionalism. At a general level, this prominence is perhaps unsurprising, given the long history of the idea. However, in many ... More

Accountability in the European Union

Accountability in the European Union

Carol Harlow

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245970
eISBN:
9780191697517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245970.001.0001

This work approaches the issue of democratic deficit from the angle of accountability, seen in contemporary society as an essential element of democratic government. It looks at differing ... More

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