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Being and OwningThe Body, Bodily Material, and the Law

Being and Owning: The Body, Bodily Material, and the Law

Jesse Wall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198727989
eISBN:
9780191794285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727989.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

When part of a person’s body is separated from them, or when a person dies, it is unclear what legal status the item of bodily material ought to obtain. This book develops a way for the law to ... More

Conscience and ConvictionThe Case for Civil Disobedience

Conscience and Conviction: The Case for Civil Disobedience

Kimberley Brownlee

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199592944
eISBN:
9780191746109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592944.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book shows that civil disobedience is more defensible than private conscientious objection. Part I distinguishes conviction from conscience, shedding light on the former as something non-evasive ... More

DepressionLaw and Ethics

Depression: Law and Ethics

Charles Foster and Jonathan Herring (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198801900
eISBN:
9780191840456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801900.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

Depression is amorphous. It defies easy generalization and eludes medical and legal categories. Is it part of the self or its predator? Can sufferers be held responsible for their actions? Law has ... More

Discretionary PowersA Legal Study of Official Discretion

Discretionary Powers: A Legal Study of Official Discretion

D. J. Galligan

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256526
eISBN:
9780191681653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256526.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

One noticeable feature of modern legal systems is the extent to which power is conferred upon government officials and agencies to be exercised at their discretion, according to policy ... More

Due Process and Fair ProceduresA Study of Administrative Procedures

Due Process and Fair Procedures: A Study of Administrative Procedures

D. J. Galligan

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256762
eISBN:
9780191681660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256762.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

Due process is one of the most interesting and conceptually challenging areas of the common law, and in recent years there has been a major revival of interest in the sheer range and applicability of ... More

Law and Gender

Law and Gender

Joanne Conaghan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592920
eISBN:
9780191751103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592920.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Gender is an increasingly prominent aspect of the contemporary debate and discourse around law. It is curious that gender, while figuring so centrally in the construction and organization of social ... More

Mapping the LawEssays in Memory of Peter Birks

Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks

Andrew Burrows and Alan Rodger (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206551
eISBN:
9780191705397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This collection of essays celebrates the life and work of Peter Birks, who was Regius Professor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford, and Fellow of All Souls College. Widely known as one of the ... More

The Most Fundamental Legal RightHabeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

David Clark and Gerard McCoy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This book on habeas corpus throughout the Commonwealth explores the theme of the fortunes of the writ and the conditions under which it has either flourished or waned. Drawing upon a wide range of ... More

Paradigms of International Human Rights Law

Paradigms of International Human Rights Law

Aaron X. Fellmeth

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190611279
eISBN:
9780190611309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611279.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This book explores the legal, ethical, and other policy consequences of three core structural features of international human rights law. Specifically, it analyzes the causes and consequences of its ... More

Philosophical Foundations of Discrimination Law

Philosophical Foundations of Discrimination Law

Deborah Hellman and Sophia Moreau (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664313
eISBN:
9780191748486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664313.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

How do we understand and justify the particular partialities that discrimination law tries to protect against? Are different discrimination laws from around the world grounded in a single set of ... More

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