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Access to Civil Justice  

Roderick A. Macdonald

Print publication date:
Nov 2010
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Subject:
Law, Civil Law
This article discusses the process of empirical research on access to justice, explaining the procedure from data collection to analysis. Research into access to justice finds ways to ... More

Citizenship  

Linda Bosniak

Print publication date:
Jun 2005
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Subject:
Law, Civil Law
Common themes and common divides have come to organize citizenship discourse both within and beyond legal studies. Broadly speaking, questions about citizenship can be divided into three ... More

Civil Procedure and Courts  

Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow and Bryant G. Garth

Print publication date:
Nov 2010
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Subject:
Law, Civil Law
Courts play a central role in legal and political processes in many countries in the common law world. Legal actors have a stake in making sure that legal processes and procedures are ... More

Civil Processes  

Judith Resnik

Print publication date:
Jun 2005
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Subject:
Law, Civil Law
This article charts and analyzes the shifts in civil processes during the twentieth century by examining sequences of reformation and critique during which calls have been made for more, ... More

The Civilized and the Uncivilized  

Liliana Obregón Tarazona

Print publication date:
Nov 2012
Online publication date:
Dec 2012
From the 16th century to the early 19th century, the concepts of civilized/uncivilized, which categorized and stratified peoples, nations, or States, were keys to the language of informal ... More

Law and Technology in Civil Judicial Procedures  

Francesco Contini and Antonio Cordella

Print publication date:
Jul 2017
Online publication date:
Oct 2016
This chapter analyses how technological systems shape the actions and the outcomes of judicial proceedings, through discussing the regulative regimes underpinning technical and legal ... More

Non-Governmental Organizations and Civil Society  

Peter Spiro

Print publication date:
Aug 2008
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Among the features of emerging decision-making structures, the participation of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) may be the least amenable to traditional models of world politics. For ... More

Peace Movements, Civil Society, and the Development of International Law  

Cecelia Lynch

Print publication date:
Nov 2012
Online publication date:
Dec 2012
The impact of peace movements on the development of international law over the course of the 19th and early 20th centuries was significant, especially in advancing norms of equality of ... More

The Promise of Informed Consent  

Robin Fretwell Wilson

Print publication date:
Jan 2017
Online publication date:
Apr 2016
This chapter examines the challenges that need to be addressed before the promise of informed consent can be realized. It begins by tracing the evolution of physicians’ duty to secure a ... More

The “Shifting Line” of Sports Betting Legalization  

Daniel L. Wallach

Online publication date:
Oct 2017
This chapter examines the growing and transformative body of law governing sports betting, with a special emphasis on the Interstate Wire Act of 1961 and the Professional and Amateur ... More

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