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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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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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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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Be Prepared in Advance: A Case for Allowing Binding Prenuptial Agreements in Hong Kong

Lawrence Li.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 12573 words.

Prenuptial agreements are not unusual in most common law jurisdictions. In fact, law reform has also been proposed in some of the remaining common law jurisdictions which do not recognize...

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The Best Interests of the Child: A Prevailing Consideration within Islamic Principles and a Governing Principle in Child Custody Cases in Pakistan

Shabnam Ishaque and Muhammad Mustafa Khan.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 10214 words.

Few legal scenarios are as emotionally charged as child custody disputes in divorce cases. Such disputes traumatize parents and adversely affect the concerned child who has to face loss of...

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Beyond the CLASS Act: The Future of Long-Term Care Financing Reform

Joe Caldwell and Howard Bedlin.

in Public Policy & Aging Report

June 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Geriatric Medicine; Public Policy; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 3782 words.

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