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Abortion and Reproductive Rights  

Jane Maslow Cohen

Print publication date:
Jun 2005
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
This article discusses critical debate about individual control over the beginnings of life that has sprawled across the fields of academic law, philosophy, politics, religion, the life ... More

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

Access to Health Insurance and Health Benefits  

Timothy Jost

Online publication date:
Jul 2015
This article examines the five forms of payment for healthcare that are common in the United States: out-of-pocket, charity, direct public provision, public health insurance, and private ... More

Accession and Withdrawal in the Law of the European Union  

Christophe Hillion

Online publication date:
Feb 2015
Subject:
Law, EU Law
This chapter examines the procedures for acceding to and withdrawing from the European Union. It is argued that, while determined by (Member) states’ decisions, accession and withdrawal ... More

Accountability  

Paul Craig

Online publication date:
Apr 2015
Subject:
Law, EU Law
This chapter focuses on accountability and its political, legal, and financial aspects. Drawing on Mark Bovens’ conception of accountability that addresses the relationship between an ... More

Acts and Actus Reus  

Vincent Chiao

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
Online publication date:
Mar 2015
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law
This chapter examines the concept of actus reus as a basic, essential component of criminal liability. It considers a range of recent scholarly interpretations of actus reus and the extent ... More

Adjudication  

William Lucy

Print publication date:
Jan 2004
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
This article introduces the rationality and legitimacy conditions and positions them within contemporary sceptical and non-sceptical accounts of adjudication. Two sections are concerned ... More

Administrative Justice  

Simon Halliday and Colin Scott

Print publication date:
Nov 2010
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Administrative justice receives varying emphasis in different jurisdictions. This article explores empirical legal studies, which fall on either side of the decision making-and-review ... More

Admission and Establishment  

Ignacio Gómez-palacio and Peter Muchlinski

Print publication date:
Jun 2008
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
This article outlines the major legal and policy issues that the development of rights to admission and establishment raise under international law. It begins with an assessment of the ... More

Affirmative Action  

Daniel Sabbagh

Print publication date:
May 2012
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
This article begins with a discussion of the constitutionalization of affirmative action and its side effects. It examines the legal underpinnings of affirmative action in two relatively ... More

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