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Anthropology and Islamic Law

John R. Bowen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Law

P ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: History of Law; Law and Society; Family Law. 7104 words.

The anthropology of Islamic law is concerned centrally with observing and analyzing practices governed by explicit norms that are given Islamic justification, from commercial transactions...

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Antitrust and the Making of European Tort Law

Niamh Dunne.

in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

June 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society. 16079 words.

Efforts to develop a robust competition culture within the European Union, premised upon private enforcement of the EU competition rules, have gathered pace in recent years. This article...

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Arbitration and the Olympic Athlete

Sean Nolon.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: International Law; Law and Society. 7493 words.

Disputes involving Olympic athletes can arise from a wide range of decisions made by a host of entities. A disputed decision may involve the eligibility of an athlete, employment of coaches...

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The Architecture of Homicide

Andrew Cornford.

in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society. 10099 words.

This review article examines Jeremy Horder’s proposals for reform of the law of homicide in his book Homicide and the Politics of Law Reform. It focuses on Horder’s defence of the Law...

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The Argument for a Narrow Conception of ‘Religious Autonomy’

Lisbet Christoffersen.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 13558 words.

Canon law has not been valid law in the Nordic countries since the 16th century Reformation, and ecclesiastical law has been understood as a branch of public administrative law. The legal...

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Assuming Responsibility for Incarcerated Children: A Rights Case for Care-based Homes

Kathryn Hollingsworth.

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. 16315 words.

There is overwhelming empirical evidence that the rights and wellbeing of children incarcerated in penal institutions in England and Wales are inadequately protected, despite some...

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Athlete Representation

Ed Edmonds.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Employment and Labour Law; Law and Society. 7273 words.

The sports agent performs a critical function as an intermediary between management and athletes by handling contract negotiations, endorsements, financial planning, and other associated...

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Athlete Trademarks

Alexandra J. Roberts.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Intellectual Property Law; Law and Society. 9835 words.

This chapter examines the protectability and registration of athletes’ names, nicknames, and catchphrases as trademarks under federal law. More and more athletes are seeking to register...

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Autonomy and Its Limits in End-of-Life Law

Rebecca Dresser.

in The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Law

January 2017; p ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law; Law and Society. 9676 words.

This article explores the relationship between respect for individual autonomy and the law governing end-of-life treatment in the United States. It begins with a review of the law governing...

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Barriers to Empowering Children in Private Family Law Proceedings

Felicity Bell.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 11684 words.

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