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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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Beyond the European Convention: Human Rights and the Common Law

Mark Elliott.

in Current Legal Problems

January 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law. 13675 words.

Since its entry into force in 2000, the Human Rights Act 1998 has become largely synonymous with human rights adjudication in the UK. In particular, the notion of common law constitutional...

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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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Blood Sports in an Age of Liability

Jeffrey Standen.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Employment and Labour Law; Law and Society. 10345 words.

This chapter examines how civil liability assessments and criminal convictions have affected the legality of blood sports. Blood sports can be divided into three categories: human versus...

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Building a Long-Term Services and Supports Delivery System That Works

Barbara Gage.

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. 2294 words.

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Sohail Wahedi.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 228 words.

Human Rights – Freedom of religion or belief – Freedom to manifest religion – General ban on expressing religious beliefs through visible symbols by school staff in province of...

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The Canadian Experience with Views of the Child Reports: A Valuable Addition to the Toolbox?

Rachel Birnbaum, Nicholas Bala and John-Paul Boyd.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 10392 words.

Non-evaluative Views of the Child Reports prepared by legal or mental health professionals are an increasingly popular means of involving children in the resolution of parenting disputes in...

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Carbon Capture and Storage

Richard Macrory.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology

July 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: IT and Communications Law; Law and Society; Environment and Energy Law. 9351 words.

The capture and long-term storage of carbon dioxide from power plants and other industrial installations may prove a key technology in climate change abatement strategies. Regulatory...

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