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Adult Children and Elderly Parents in Strasbourg Proceedings: A Misconstrued Approach to ‘Family Life’

Carmen Draghici.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 10871 words.

Abstract

This article criticizes the exclusion of the relationship between parents and adult children from the purview of Article 8 of European Convention on...

Against democratic intergovernmentalism: The case for a theory of constituent power in the global realm

Markus Patberg.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Politics and Law. 8844 words.

The normative school of global constitutionalism lacks a convincing model of constitutional politics. As far as the democratic legitimacy of constitution making at the supra-state level is...

Ai confini della Costituzione. Principi supremi e identità costituzionale [At the Boundaries of the Constitution. Supreme Principles and Constitutional Identity]

Marco Dani.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Politics and Law. 2548 words.

Alexander, David Lindo (1842–1922), lawyer and Jewish community leader

Sharman Kadish.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1188 words.

Alexander, David Lindo (1842–1922), lawyer and Jewish community leader, was born at 6 South Street, London, on 5 October 1842, second son in the large family of solicitor Joshua Alexander...

Ameer Ali, Saiyid (1849–1928), judge and Muslim leader in India

S. V. FitzGerald.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Islam; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2464 words.

Ameer Ali, Saiyid (1849–1928), judge and Muslim leader in India, was born on 6 April 1849 at Chinsura, Bengal, the fourth son of Saiyid Saadat Ali Khan (who died of cholera in 1856) of...

The architecture of emergency constitutions

Christian Bjørnskov and Stefan Voigt.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Politics and Law. 11366 words.

Abstract

Nine of ten countries currently have emergency provisions written into their constitutions, here simply referred to as emergency constitutions. The...

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...

Autonomy, Self-determination, and Human Rights: Legal Safeguards in Argentina to Prevent Elder Abuse and Neglect

María Isolina Dabove.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 5855 words.

Abstract

Elder abuse and neglect is one of the most important social problems in the world and it has grown together with global ageing. In this research, we...

Barriers to Empowering Children in Private Family Law Proceedings

Felicity Bell.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 11684 words.

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...

Bentwich, Herbert (1856–1932), lawyer and Zionist leader

Hilary L. Rubinstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1870 words.

Bentwich, Herbert (1856–1932), lawyer and Zionist leader, was born on 11 May 1856 at 57 Church Lane, Whitechapel, London, the youngest of three children (he had a brother and a sister) of...

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...

Between universalism and regional law and politics: A comparative history of the American, European, and African human rights systems

Alexandra Huneeus and Mikael Rask Madsen.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Politics and Law. 12886 words.

Abstract

This article represents a first systematic attempt to compare the institutional histories of the regional human rights systems in Europe, the...

Beyond drip-painting? Ten years of GAL and the emergence of a global administration

Lorenzo Casini.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

April 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Politics and Law. 2272 words.

This article presents a brief overview of a decade of global administrative law (GAL), shows how GAL productively frames international organizations in terms of global administrations, and...

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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...

Blease, (Walter) Lyon (1884–1963), barrister and civic activist

Joyce Senders Pedersen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1028 words.

Blease, (Walter) Lyon (1884–1963), barrister and civic activist, was born on 30 May 1884 at 5 Beech Street, Fairfield, Liverpool, the second son and second of three children of Walter...

Book Review Symposium: It’s the Institutions, Stupid!

Michaela Hailbronner.

in International Journal Of Constitutional Law

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Politics and Law. 295 words.

Buddhism, Politics and the Limits of Law: The Pyrrhic Constitutionalism of Sri Lanka

Jaclyn L Neo.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Politics and Law. 1965 words.

Building the Constitution. The Practice of Constitutional Interpretation in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Hugh Corder.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Politics and Law. 2858 words.

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...