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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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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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The Case for a Visualized Economic Sociology of Legal Development

Amanda Perry-Kessaris.

in Current Legal Problems

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law. 11655 words.

Legal development work suffers from a general lack of interdisciplinarity and from the associated dominance of economics. A more sociologically informed meta-framework, such as that offered...

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Charitable Purposes and Activities

Jonathan Garton.

in Current Legal Problems

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law. 15792 words.

When determining whether a civil society organization has charitable status, the orthodox position has it that the activities carried on in pursuit of its purposes are not relevant. This...

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Codifying Contracts—An Idea Whose Time has Come?

Andrew Tettenborn.

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. 11562 words.

Arguments for codifying English law are long-standing. In the present article, it is suggested that the time has come to produce a code for one area of law that is pre-eminently case-law...

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Comity among Authorities

Timothy Endicott.

in Current Legal Problems

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law. 11485 words.

An authority often needs to decide whether to go along with a decision of another authority, in order to carry out its own responsibilities. The relevant considerations vary widely among...

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Constitutionalizing Labour Rights in Canada and Europe: Freedom of Association, Collective Bargaining, and Strikes

Judy Fudge.

in Current Legal Problems

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law. 16577 words.

Why are unions in Canada and the European Union going to court to claim that the rights to bargain collectively and to strike are fundamental human rights and thus constitutionally...

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Contract Formation and the Fog of Rectification

Terence Etherton.

in Current Legal Problems

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law. 7800 words.

This article addresses current controversy both in case law and in scholarly writings about the proper test and rationale for rectification of contracts. It examines the availability of...

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Corporate Governance, Pay Equity, and the Limitations of Agency Theory

Marc T. Moore.

in Current Legal Problems

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law. 14251 words.

It is well known that recent decades have seen an explosion in levels of senior executive remuneration in public companies, both in absolute and in relative terms to ordinary worker pay....

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Current Legal Problems

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

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