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Access to the Law

Alisdair Gillespie and Siobhan Weare.

in The English Legal System

July 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 15175 words.

This chapter examines the key issues surrounding the funding of litigation and how this impacts upon access to justice. It begins with a discussion of the concept of legal aid. It then...

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Access To Trials

Edited by Kermit L. Hall.

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. 9 words.

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Accessible Bilingual Legislation for Wales (Deddfwriaeth Hygyrch a Dwyieithog i Gymru)

Dylan Hughes and Huw G. Davies.

in Statute Law Review

January 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Sources of Law. 8651 words.

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Accountability

Michael Coper.

in The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

January 2001; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 1392 words.

The High Court is the end of the road for litigants; there is no further appeal to another court. Moreover,

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Acquiring ownership

Paul du Plessis.

in Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law

April 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 15792 words.

Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter discusses the acquisition of ownership in Roman...

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Acquisition of property

Stephen Lloyd.

in The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

January 2001; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 1816 words.

One of the most fertile sources of constitutional litigation in the High Court has been section 51(xxxi) of the Constitution.

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Activism

Ronald Sackville.

in The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

January 2001; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 1216 words.

Judicial activism is an expression coined in the US in the 1940s, which has since become a political slogan. Like

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Actual Malice

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. 293 words.

a burden of proof imposed on public officials and public figures suing for defamation and falsity, requiring them to prove

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Adair 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. 288 words.

208 U.S. 161 (1908), argued 29–30 Oct. 1907, decided 27 Jan. 1908 by vote of 7

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Adair v. United States

Barbara C. Steidle.

in The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 278 words.

208 U.S. 161 (1908), argued 29–30 Oct. 1907, decided 27 Jan. 1908 by vote of 7 to

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