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Overview page. Subjects: History.

Collecting all the field‐names of a parish from every available source, from earliest times to the present day, is a worthwhile task for a local historian or a group project. Unlike the...

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The Discretionary Heart of Administrative Law

Lord Cooke of Thorndon.

in The Golden Metwand and the Crooked Cord

February 1998; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 8912 words.

This chapter argues that administrative law is so much occupied with defining the boundaries of discretion when the substance of decisions is under review that it would not be inappropriate...

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Stable Core Meaning of ‘Remedy’

Rafal Zakrzewski.

in Remedies Reclassified

April 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 10200 words.

This chapter identifies and explains the stable core concept of a remedy. As Dobbs states, the field of remedies needs suitable boundaries. This chapter demarcates these boundaries by...

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Does Intellectual Property Have Personality?

David Vaver.

in Rights of Personality in Scots Law

November 2009; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 13905 words.

Focusing on English law (which strongly influences the Scots law),Chapter 8 illuminates the extent to which intellectual property laws – mainly copyright (including neighbouring and moral...

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Linguistic Knowledge and Legal Interpretation

Lawrence M. Solan.

in The Nature of Legal Interpretation

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 8177 words.

The biggest problems for legal interpretation lie not in the syntax and semantics that linguists work so hard to describe. Rather, the bulk of the problems lie in the fact that our use of...

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Putting Security Culture and Experimentation into Context: Towards a View from the Field(s) of Rule of Law Reform

Deval Desai.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 7191 words.

Mary Kaldor’s recent work on security cultures is rooted in a puzzle: if the term security is by its very nature complex and ambiguous, why do we keep doing the same things and making the...

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From Design to Implementation: The Interpretation of Fact-finding Mandates

Rob Grace.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 14159 words.

The mandate interpretation process is crucial to the implementation of fact-finding missions geared toward investigating alleged violations of international law, including human rights,...

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Reducing the Security Gap through National Courts: Targeted Killings as a Case Study

Sharon Weill.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 9356 words.

This article examines the potential role of national courts in reducing the ‘security gap’ in the context of armed conflicts. Judges in democratic States assume different roles. They may...

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Self-determination and State-building in International Law: The Need for a New Research Approach

Manuela Melandri.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 11762 words.

This article offers a critical appraisal of the current debate on the role of self-determination in the context of post-conflict state-building. It starts by looking at what contribution...

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Thirty Years after Helsinki: Proposals for OSCE’s Reform

Marco Odello.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 6798 words.

The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has recently released a report dealing with its operational and institutional reforms. Created in 1975 as a loose ...

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The Provisional Application of Arms Control Treaties

Andrew Michie.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 15593 words.

This article examines a development that emerged in the 1990s whereby parts of arms control treaties are applied provisionally pending the definitive entry into force of the ...

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