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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Probation and Community Penalties

Stan C. Proband.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Criminal Justice

September 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corrections; Courts and Procedure. 7715 words.

Probation remains the most common form of correctional supervision. Well over half of sentenced offenders, over four million at any one time in recent years, are under the control of...

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The ambit of the Network Community

Cristina E. Parau.

in Transnational Networking and Elite Self-Empowerment

November 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 14020 words.

This chapter explores the Network Community’s historical antecedents and presents an inventory of its membership and other key resources arisen from networking and constituting the basis of...

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The Network Community in action

Cristina E. Parau.

in Transnational Networking and Elite Self-Empowerment

November 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 17308 words.

This chapter investigates the Network Community in action effecting its common agenda, the empowerment of the Judiciary and correlative disempowerment of the elected branches of democratic...

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Professional Mythology and the Loss of Community

in The Lawyer's Myth

January 2002; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 5314 words.

A frequently heard response to the loss of the old ideals of the profession—particularly by older lawyers and judges who came of age under the old regime—is to lament the passing of the old...

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Probation, Intermediate Sanctions, and Community-Based Corrections

Faye S. Taxman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sentencing and Corrections

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corrections; Courts and Procedure. 10017 words.

This article serves as a comprehensive review about community-based correctional supervision, which is a subfield of corrections where offenders are supervised and given services outside...

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Improving Our Democracy or a Fraud on the Community? A Closer Look at New Zealand’s Citizens Initiated Referenda Act 1993

Caroline Morris.

in Statute Law Review

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Sources of Law. 0 words.

This article examines New Zealand’s statute for the holding of popular eferendums, the Citizens Initiated Referenda Act. It considers the policy ntentions behind the CIR Act, and asks how...

Coping with Community Legislation—A Practitioner's Reaction

JAMES O'REILLY.

in Statute Law Review

January 1996; p ublished online January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Sources of Law. 0 words.

Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District

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. 707 words.

393 U.S. 503 (1969), argued 12 Nov. 1968, decided 24 Feb. 1969 by vote of 7 to

Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District

Keith C. Miller.

in The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 700 words.

393 U.S. 503 (1969), argued 12 Nov. 1968, decided 24 Feb. 1969 by vote of 7 to

The Preparation and Enforcement of Legislation in the Enlarged Community

LORD RENTON.

in Statute Law Review

January 1996; p ublished online January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Sources of Law. 0 words.

Techniques of Drafting European Community Legislation: Problems of Interpretation

RICHARD WAINWRIGHT.

in Statute Law Review

January 1996; p ublished online January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Sources of Law. 0 words.

Community Legislation: How Big a Change for the National Judge?

THOMAS A. FINLAY.

in Statute Law Review

January 1996; p ublished online January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Sources of Law. 0 words.

Clear, Simple, and Precise Legislative Drafting: How Does a European Community Directive Fare?

Edwin Tanner.

in Statute Law Review

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Sources of Law. 10201 words.

In 2001, Martin Cutts redrafted Toy-Safety Directive 88/378/EEC1 in plain language. He criticized the language of that Directive as being archaic legalese.2 He added that Directives, as a...

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Human Rights Before the International Court of Justice: Community Interest Coming to Life?

Bruno Simma.

in The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; Legal System and Practice. 13597 words.

This chapter examines the link between the Court and human rights. It addresses two questions: first, has the development of international human rights law had an impact on the...

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The Principle of ‘interprétation conforme’: How Far Can or Should National Courts Go when Interpreting National Legislation Consistently with European Community Law?

Katrine Sawyer.

in Statute Law Review

November 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Sources of Law. 8055 words.

Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1; Meredith v. Jefferson County Board of Education

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. 896 words.

127 S. Ct. 2738 (2007), argued 4 Dec. 2006, decided 28 June 2007 by vote of 5

Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1; Meredith v. Jefferson County Board of Education

Gail Heriot.

in The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 895 words.

127 S. Ct. 2738 (2007), argued 4 Dec. 2006, decided 28 June 2007 by vote of 5

Specific Types of Sentence and the Plea in Mitigation

Martin Hannibal and Lisa Mountford.

in Criminal Litigation 2016-2017

June 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 16418 words.

This chapter explains specific types of sentence and provide guidance on how a defence solicitor might prepare and deliver a plea in mitigation. It discusses when discretionary custodial...

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Thesis and antithesis: To check or not to check the Judiciary

Cristina E. Parau.

in Transnational Networking and Elite Self-Empowerment

November 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 17810 words.

This chapter analyses Network Community discourses in order to better expose the causal role of its hegemonic norms. Key assumptions held by the Community about the qualities of their...

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Pursuing the Lawyers' Faith: Reconvening the Campfire, Creating Storytelling Models for a Broader Ideal of Justice

in The Lawyer's Myth

January 2002; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal System and Practice. 6184 words.

The legal profession faces a daunting task in constructing and serving an ideal of justice in the society. There are numerous structural and consciousness-raising steps which bars can take...

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