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Blaming all Women: On Regulation of Prostitution in State Socialist Czechoslovakia

Barbara Havelková.

in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

March 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society. 12874 words.

The article explores how Czechoslovakia reacted to the persistence of prostitution during State Socialism (1948–89) when its underlying Marxist–Leninist ideology predicted that it should...

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The Case for a Visualized Economic Sociology of Legal Development

Amanda Perry-Kessaris.

in Current Legal Problems

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law. 11655 words.

Legal development work suffers from a general lack of interdisciplinarity and from the associated dominance of economics. A more sociologically informed meta-framework, such as that offered...

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Causal Uncertainty

Ernest J Weinrib.

in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

March 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society. 15079 words.

This article examines, from the standpoint of corrective justice, three basic situations of causal uncertainty in the law of negligence. In the first situation the uncertainty is about...

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Causation and Opportunity in Tort

Emmanuel Voyiakis.

in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

March 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society. 12197 words.

Abstract

This article shows that we can approach both ‘epistemic’ and ‘conceptual’ problems of causation in tort with the aid of a moral idea sketched out by...

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Charitable Purposes and Activities

Jonathan Garton.

in Current Legal Problems

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law. 15792 words.

When determining whether a civil society organization has charitable status, the orthodox position has it that the activities carried on in pursuit of its purposes are not relevant. This...

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The Choice of Paradigm for Theory of Contract: Reflections on the Relational Model

Dori Kimel.

in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society. 11214 words.

The article comments on the supposed need for a paradigm for the theory of contract, primarily by way of engaging with the most prominent source of late of calls for a paradigm shift in...

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Codifying Contracts—An Idea Whose Time has Come?

Andrew Tettenborn.

in Current Legal Problems

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law. 11562 words.

Arguments for codifying English law are long-standing. In the present article, it is suggested that the time has come to produce a code for one area of law that is pre-eminently case-law...

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Comity among Authorities

Timothy Endicott.

in Current Legal Problems

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law. 11485 words.

An authority often needs to decide whether to go along with a decision of another authority, in order to carry out its own responsibilities. The relevant considerations vary widely among...

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Commercial Agency and the Duty to Act in Good Faith

Andrea Tosato.

in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

September 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society. 16277 words.

Under Directive 86/653/EEC on the co-ordination of the laws of European Union Member States relating to self-employed commercial agents, commercial agents have an obligation to act...

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Concepts the Currency of Social Understanding of Law: A Review Essay on the Later Work of William Twining

DJ Galligan.

in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society. 14109 words.

In his later writings, William Twining has been developing the notion of general jurisprudence, the aim of which is to integrate all theoretical approaches to law in a coherent whole....

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