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Abrams v. United States

in The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 795 words.

250 U.S. 616 (1919), argued 21 Oct. 1919, decided 10 Nov. 1919 by vote of 7 to

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Abrams v. United States

Richard Polenberg.

in The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 773 words.

250 U.S. 616 (1919), argued 21 Oct. 1919, decided 10 Nov. 1919 by vote of 7 to

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Abstention Doctrine

in The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 262 words.

one of a number of policies adopted by the Supreme Court that allow the federal judiciary to refrain from ruling

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Academic Consensus and Legislative Definitions of Terrorism: Applying Schmid and Jongman

Jessie Blackbourn, Fergal F. Davis and Natasha C. Taylor.

in Statute Law Review

October 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Sources of Law. 8744 words.

In the decade post 11 September 2001, numerous states have found the need to legislate against terrorism—frequently defining terrorism. In R v. Gul, the Court of Appeal surveyed some of...

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Academic Freedom

in The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 1237 words.

American professors had fought for academic freedom since the nineteenth century, but the term did not appear in a United

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Academic skills

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski.

in Employability Skills for Law Students

February 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 8658 words.

This chapter considers the contributions of academic activities to the acquisition of key employability skills. Specifically, it discusses each of the academic activities undertaken by law...

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Access to justice

Steve Wilson, Helen Rutherford, Tony Storey and Natalie Wortley.

in English Legal System

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 10001 words.

This chapter addresses the issues and arguments surrounding access to justice. The chapter considers the recent changes and proposed changes to legal aid provision. There is an outline of...

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Access to Justice: I

Ross Cranston.

in How Law Works

July 1993; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 25587 words.

This chapter is about the compensating mechanisms and how they work to further access to justice. It starts by reviewing how publicly funded ...

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Access to Justice: II

Ross Cranston.

in How Law Works

July 1993; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 12509 words.

This chapter addresses the measures taken to further access to justice. It mostly concentrates on the Indian subcontinent, with references to ...

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Access to Land: Social Class, Activism and the Genealogy of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act

Ben Mayfield.

in Statute Law Review

April 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Sources of Law. 9213 words.

This paper investigates the genealogy of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000. The paper places the legislation within a broader, historical context and examines the social and...

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