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Tort Liability Under Uncertainty

Ariel Porat and Alex Stein.

November 2001; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: civil law. 226 pages.

Uncertainty is present in virtually every tort litigation. Generally, courts tackle the uncertainty problem by requiring the plaintiff to prove his case by the preponderance of the...

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Cross Currents

Sanford N. Katz, John Eekelaar and Mavis MacLean.

December 2000; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: family law. 680 pages.

This contribution to comparative family law brings together chapters on a comprehensive range of issues in family law in the United States and England, showing how they stand at the...

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Human Rights Standards and the Free Movement of People Within States

Chaloka Beyani.

February 2000; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: public international law. 176 pages.

This book is an exposition of the standards of human rights, which are applicable to the right of freedom of movement and residence of people within states. Written from the standpoint of...

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Random Justice

Neil Duxbury.

July 1999; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: jurisprudence and philosophy of law. 190 pages.

Chance inevitably plays a role in law but it is not often that we consciously try to import an element of randomness into a legal process. This book explores the potential for the use of...

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Human Dignity in Bioethics and Biolaw

Beyleveld Deryck.

July 1993; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: jurisprudence and philosophy of law. 300 pages.

The concept of human dignity is increasingly invoked in bioethical debate and, indeed, in international instruments concerned with biotechnology and biomedicine. While some commentators...

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Jewish Biomedical Law

Daniel B. Sinclair.

October 2003; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: medical and healthcare law. 304 pages.

This book deals with the following controversial issues in Jewish Law: abortion, assisted reproduction, genetics, the obligation to heal, patient autonomy, treatment of the terminally ill,...

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Freedom of Speech and Employment

Lucy Vickers.

July 2002; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: company and commercial law. 284 pages.

This book examines employment law implications for employees who exercise the right to freedom of speech, and argues for increased rights to free speech in this context. Most obviously,...

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Practical Reason and Norms

Joseph Raz.

September 1999; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: jurisprudence and philosophy of law. 220 pages.

This book focuses on three problems: In what way are rules normative, and how do they differ from ordinary reasons? What makes normative systems systematic? What distinguishes legal...

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The Reality of International Law

Edited by Guy S. Goodwin-Gill and Stefan Talmon.

October 1999; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: public international law. 644 pages.

Professor Ian Brownlie, CBE, OC, FBA, DCL held the Chichele Chair of Public International Law at the University of Oxford from 1980 to 1999. Before that he taught at Oxford, Nottingham, and...

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Vagueness in Law

Timothy A. O. Endicott.

December 2000; published online January 2010.

Book. Subjects: civil law. 226 pages.

Vagueness leads to indeterminacies in the application of the law in many cases. This book responds to the challenges that those indeterminacies pose to a theory of law and adjudication. The...

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